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26 projects, page 1 of 3
  • project . 2016 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/P001645/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,415,300 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, University of Salford, University of Michigan–Flint, EURATOM/CCFE, AMEC NUCLEAR UK LIMITED, NNL, FZJ, Queen's University Canada, University of Huddersfield, Shimane University...

    This proposal aims to maintain and expand the research impact of an internationally-leading team working on advanced structural materials for applications in nuclear fission and fusion reactors. The funding will enable us to support early-career postdoctoral researchers...

  • project . 2016 - 2023
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/N032128/1
    Funder Contribution: 5,101,380 GBP
    Partners: TKU, UNIPR, PSI (Switzerland), Dalhousie University, Cardiff University, Durham University, Samsung Electronics Research Institute, Seagate Technology, Nat Synchrotron Radiation Res Ctr NSRRC, Diamond Light Source...

    Tony Skyrme proposed that under special circumstances it is possible to stabilize vortex-like whirls in fields to produce topologically stable objects. This idea, effectively of creating a new type of fundamental particle, has been realised with the recent discovery of ...

  • project . 2016 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/P002757/1
    Funder Contribution: 80,715 GBP
    Partners: UV, Leon Cathedral, University of Waterloo (Canada), University of Bristol, University of Coimbra, National Library of Spain, Museum of Lamego

    Context Old Hispanic chant manuscripts do not specify precise intervals or pitches. This has constrained scholarly understanding of the melodies. In grant AH/H008306/1, we began to understand Old Hispanic chant's musical language systematically, especially the cadences....

  • project . 2016 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/N001702/1
    Funder Contribution: 113,881 GBP
    Partners: University of London, University of Montreal

    Despite the increasing amount of games hardware and software being preserved in dedicated archives both nationally and internationally, it has been noted that histories of computer games have largely been ignored in current discussions of both game analysis and design (...

  • project . 2016 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/P006175/1
    Funder Contribution: 47,675 GBP
    Partners: University of Birmingham, Queen's University Canada

    As of March 2016, a total of 104,773 uniformed personnel from 123 countries were serving in 16 peacekeeping operations around the world. Where foreign soldiers - during war, occupation or peacekeeping operations - are on foreign soil, military-civilian relations develop...

  • project . 2016 - 2020
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/N011716/1
    Funder Contribution: 505,895 GBP
    Partners: CAU, University of St Andrews, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich, OSU, McGill University, Alfred Wegener Inst for Polar & Marine R, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, University of California, Berkely

    The geological record offers an invaluable window into the different ways earth's climate can operate. The most recent large-scale changes in earth's climate, prior to modern climate change, were the Pleistocene glacial cycles, which feature growth and disintegration of...

  • project . 2016 - 2020
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/P006779/1
    Funder Contribution: 408,100 GBP
    Partners: FMI, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, University of Oxford, STFC - Laboratories, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Res, CAWCR, NCAS, EnviroSim (Canada), Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science an...

    GOTHAM represents an ambitious research programme to gain robust, relevant and transferable knowledge of past and present day patterns and trends of regional climate extremes and variability of vulnerable areas identified by the IPCC, including the tropics and high-lati...

  • project . 2016 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/N004841/1
    Funder Contribution: 194,631 GBP
    Partners: Durham University, UBC

    Sport has played an important part in the lives of British people for centuries and millions of people have been involved in sport as fans. Yet surprising little is known about women's experiences as sports fans historically, so there is an urgent need for research to a...

  • project . 2016 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/N000501/1
    Funder Contribution: 203,460 GBP
    Partners: Coventry University, Newcastle University, University of Cambridge, York University Canada

    Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) are a diverse group of developmental brain conditions that cause difficulties in communication, social interaction, unusually narrow interests and difficulties adapting to change. One in 100 people (700,000 in the UK) have an ASC, most o...

  • project . 2016 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/N013794/1
    Funder Contribution: 118,177 GBP
    Partners: University of Salford, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich, PNNL, Stockholm University, LBL, UBC, AU

    Predicting the impact of atmospheric aerosols, through their evolving size and chemical composition, relies on using mechanistic models that attempt to predict the partitioning of potentially millions of such compounds between the gas phase and condensed phase. Uncertai...

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