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  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005243/2
    Funder Contribution: 330,678 GBP
    Partners: University of Rennes 1, PACIFIC IDentifications Inc, Royal Belgium Inst of Natural Sciences, LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN, University of Oxford, UCLA, RAS, ENSL, NHMD, University of Alberta...

    The shift from hunting and gathering to an agricultural way of life was one of the most profound events in the history of our species and one which continues to impact our existence today. Understanding this process is key to understanding the origins and rise of human ...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/L007320/1
    Funder Contribution: 346,292 GBP
    Partners: University of Alberta, Cardiff University, Max Planck, DuPont (Global), NRC

    Oil crops are one of the most important agricultural commodities. In the U.K. (and Northern Europe and Canada) oilseed rape is the dominant oil crop and worldwide it accounts for about 12% of the total oil and fat production. There is an increasing demand for plant oils...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L013223/1
    Funder Contribution: 331,626 GBP
    Partners: OCEANFUEL LTD, KNU, Biological Station Roscoff, Ardtoe Marine Laboratory, Acadian Seaplants (Canada), UM, DOMMRS, University of Maine, United Nations University - INWEH, Fed of European Phycological Societies...

    Worldwide, seaweed aquaculture has been developing at an unabated exponential pace over the last six decades. China, Japan, and Korea lead the world in terms of quantities produced. Other Asiatic countries, South America and East Africa have an increasingly significant ...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K012932/1
    Funder Contribution: 313,864 GBP
    Partners: LBL, Imperial College London, University of Toronto, Met Office, Stockholm University, University of Southampton

    This project is concerned with measuring changes in global rainfall and ensuring that computer models of the climate can predict how rainfall will change in the future. As carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are continually added to the atmosphere, it is understoo...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/L006081/1
    Funder Contribution: 611,111 GBP
    Partners: CSIC, University of Ottawa, University of Oxford

    All animals need to make the most of new opportunities or deal with changing environmental conditions. These changes may be short-term such as seasonal change, or long-term shifts such as climate change, and often impact the availability of food resources and, potential...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K01286X/1
    Funder Contribution: 322,205 GBP
    Partners: CWR, DFO, University of St Andrews, University of Exeter

    Understanding why females stop reproduction prior to the end of their lives is a key objective in the biological, medical and social sciences. In traditional human societies for example, women typically have their last child at 38 but may live for a further 20 years or ...

6 projects, page 1 of 1