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  • project . 2009 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G036950/1
    Funder Contribution: 6,371,160 GBP
    Partners: Novelis Global Technology Centre, Firth Rixson Limited, University of Sheffield, WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY UK LIMITED, Defence Science & Tech Lab DSTL, BP British Petroleum, NNL, Tata Steel (United Kingdom), MEL Chemicals, Capcis Ltd...

    This is an application for a Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) from the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester in Advanced Metallic Systems which will be directed by Prof Panos Tsakiropoulos and Prof Phil Prangnell. The proposed DTC is in response to recent reviews by th...

  • project . 2009 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/G010455/1
    Funder Contribution: 183,430 GBP
    Partners: Galt Museum & Archives, Glenbow Museum, University of Oxford

    This project brings together UK-based researchers with Blackfoot people in Alberta, Canada, and Montana, USA, to explore the cultural history and contemporary meanings of 5 Blackfoot men's shirts held in the collections of the Pitt Rivers Museum. Collected in 1841, the ...

  • project . 2009 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G022402/1
    Funder Contribution: 406,440 GBP
    Partners: University of Salford, Sonobond, Jaguar Land Rover (United Kingdom), Airbus, Meridian Business Development UK, Tata Steel (United Kingdom), Novelis Global Technology Centre

    There are clear drivers in the transport industry towards lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions through the introduction of designs involving combinations of different material classes, such as steel, titanium, magnesium and aluminium alloys, metal sheet and castings...

  • project . 2009 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/F021399/1
    Funder Contribution: 222,230 GBP
    Partners: Utrecht University, University of Bristol, Newcastle University, University of Alberta, University of London, University of Edinburgh

    This project will quantify the effect of surface generated melt-water fluctuations on ice motion at the margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS). More specifically, it will provide data that will enable ice-sheet modellers to improve their predictions of the future cont...

  • project . 2009 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H009817/1
    Funder Contribution: 608,548 GBP
    Partners: University of Salford, McMaster University, QinetiQ Ltd

    The global semiconductor market has a value of around $1trillion, over 90% of which is silicon based. In many senses silicon has driven the growth in the world economy for the last 40 years and has had an unparalleled cultural impact. Given the current level of commitme...

  • project . 2009 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H009612/1
    Funder Contribution: 5,814,410 GBP
    Partners: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Lighting Education Trust, University of California, Berkely, University of California, Berkeley, Communities and Local Government, LBL, Zero Carbon Hub, Pell-Frischmann Consultants, EDF, Purdue University West Lafayette...

    Reducing carbon emissions and securing energy supplies are crucial international goals to which energy demand reduction must make a major contribution. On a national level, demand reduction, deployment of new and renewable energy technologies, and decarbonisation of the...

  • project . 2009 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G015325/1
    Funder Contribution: 313,341 GBP
    Partners: Uppsala University, University of Leeds, University of Guelph

    The biological membrane is a highly organised structure. Many biologically active compounds interact with the biological membrane and modify its structure and organisation in a very selective manner. Phospholipids form the basic backbone structure of biological membrane...

  • project . 2009 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G036608/1
    Funder Contribution: 6,550,560 GBP
    Partners: AU, RU, JM, Yorkshire Forward, University of Leeds, ANSYS, ANL, Harvard University, Biffa Waste Services Ltd, Forest Research...

    There are major challenges inherent in meeting the goals of the UK national energy policy, including, climate change mitigation and adaption, security of supply, asset renewal, supply infrastructure etc. Additionally, there is a recognized shortage of high quality scien...

  • project . 2009 - 2009
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G00496X/1
    Funder Contribution: 527,372 GBP
    Partners: University of Leeds, UQ, University of Hertfordshire, University of Waterloo (Canada)

    My research programme is the study of how relativistic effects can be exploited to improve quantum information tasks, a key topic of immense technological importance already today and more so for the next decades. The vantage point of these investigations is that the wo...

  • project . 2009 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H003177/1
    Funder Contribution: 994,556 GBP
    Partners: University of London, SIMS

    Attoseconds (10^(-18) sec) are the natural time-scale for multi-electron effects during complete ionization and break-up of multi-electron atoms and molecules. The recent advances in generating ultrashort laser pulses raise the possibility to investigate atomic, molecul...

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