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15 projects, page 1 of 2
  • project . 2015 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M02797X/1
    Funder Contribution: 96,770 GBP
    Partners: University of Waterloo (Canada), Cornell University, LSE

    The proposed research contributes to fundamental topics in Combinatorial Optimisation, aiming to devise strongly polynomial algorithms for new classes of linear and nonlinear optimisation problems. The notion of polynomial-time complexity, introduced in the 1970s, is a ...

  • project . 2015 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M017028/1
    Funder Contribution: 766,686 GBP
    Partners: WU, University of Salford, University of Guelph

    Soils provide many functions for humans, including the storage of carbon and nutrient cycling, which are crucial for the production of food and mitigation of climate change. However, there is much concern that soils, and the functions that they provide, are being threat...

  • project . 2015 - 2020
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M013693/1
    Funder Contribution: 272,801 GBP
    Partners: LANL, Met Office, University of Reading, ECMWF, SFU

    This project is about using moving meshes - r-adaptivity - to improve the predictive power of atmospheric flow simulations, which are used in the fields of numerical weather prediction and climate modelling. When the atmosphere is simulated on a computer, this is done b...

  • project . 2015 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M010643/1
    Funder Contribution: 403,977 GBP
    Partners: University of Warwick, University of Montreal

    The global demand for smaller and more energy efficient devices has been sustained by a steady decrease in the scale on which silicon microelectronics can be manufactured, from 65nm processes in the mid 2000s to 14nm in the very latest Intel processors. To continue this...

  • project . 2015 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/N006739/1
    Funder Contribution: 31,052 GBP
    Partners: University of Toronto, UiO, University of Edinburgh, University of Pennsylvania

    Parasitism is a widespread phenomenon in the natural world, with dramatic consequences for hosts, parasites, and their communities. There are over 3,000 described parasitic plant species, including mistletoes, the important grassland plant Rhinanthus, and the agricultur...

  • project . 2015 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M01052X/1
    Funder Contribution: 731,953 GBP
    Partners: UMCP, University of Edinburgh, SFU, RU, University of Kent

    Condensed matter physics has developed a relatively complete theory of common phases in materials leading to many technologically important devices including electronic screens, memory storage, and switching devices. Landau, or mean-field theory, has provided a framewor...

  • project . 2015 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/M026671/1
    Funder Contribution: 241,275 GBP
    Partners: AquaGen, UCC, DFO, NINA, UHI, AgriFood and Biosciences Institute, Institute of Marine Research (IMR), MSS

    Controversy surrounds the actual impacts of Atlantic salmon farming on wild salmonid stocks, fed by the lack of direct evidence for or against many potential impacts, with uncertainty an increasing impediment to sustainable industry development and effective management ...

  • project . 2015 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/N00390X/1
    Funder Contribution: 5,400 GBP
    Partners: Merck & Co Inc, University of Warwick, NOVARTIS, UQ, McMaster University

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  • project . 2015 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M006255/1
    Funder Contribution: 950,403 GBP
    Partners: Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Lancaster University, NIHR CRN: North West Coast, SR Research Ltd

    There is mounting evidence that deficits in saccadic and smooth pursuit eye movements are characteristic of dementia. These deficits can be detected in a lab or clinical setting using specialised eye-tracking equipment but this is inconvenient for the patient, costly fo...

  • project . 2015 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M019918/1
    Funder Contribution: 4,991,610 GBP
    Partners: MIRA LTD, NAVTECH RADAR LIMITED, FHG, Eidgenossiche Technical College, McGill University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vis, CHESS Center,UC Berkeley, University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, Nissan (Japan)...

    VISION: To create, run and exploit the world's leading research programme in mobile autonomy addressing fundamental technical issues which impede large scale commercial and societal adoption of mobile robotics. AMBITION: We need to build better robots - we need them to ...

15 projects, page 1 of 2