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  • project . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005421/1
    Funder Contribution: 337,728 GBP
    Partners: NOC, Liquid Robotics, AXYS

    Variations in sea level have a great environmental impact. They modulate coastal deposition, erosion and morphology, regulate heat and salt fluxes in estuaries, bays and ground waters, and control the dynamics of coastal ecosystems. Sea level variability has importance ...

  • project . 2013 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K008781/1
    Funder Contribution: 347,135 GBP
    Partners: University of Leicester, SolarMetrics, STFC - Laboratories, NRCan

    Efficient air traffic management depends on reliable communications between aircraft and the air traffic control centres. However there is a lack of ground infrastructure in the Arctic to support communications via the standard VHF links (and over the Arctic Ocean such ...

  • project . 2013 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/K006029/1
    Funder Contribution: 914,212 GBP
    Partners: University of Aberdeen, UAF, UBC, Qanirtuuq Incorporated, AVCP, MUN, Trent University Canada

    Northern sea ice levels are at an historical and millennial low, and nowhere are the effects of contemporary climate change more pronounced and destructive than in the Arctic. The Western Arctic rim of North America is considered the climate change "miners canary&q...

  • project . 2013 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K036033/1
    Funder Contribution: 236,177 GBP
    Partners: UKCCS Research Centre, Scottish and Southern Energy SSE plc, PTRC, University of Edinburgh

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged as a promising means of lowering CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion. However, concerns about the possibility of harmful CO2 leakage are contributing to slow widespread adoption of the technology. Research to date has f...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L001764/1
    Funder Contribution: 77,614 GBP
    Partners: University of Aberdeen, James Hutton Institute, Scotgold Resources Ltd, Stantec Consulting Inc

    Selenium (Se) and Tellurium (Te) are scarce (semi)metallic elements usually recovered as by-products of the chemical extraction of other metals. The proposal will exploit close relationships between these elements and organic materials to target additional resources, an...

  • project . 2013 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/K003054/1
    Funder Contribution: 785,054 GBP
    Partners: University of Toronto, Durham University, Durham World Heritage Site, Durham Cathedral

    'Records of Early English Drama North-East' (REED-NE) is part of a massive international project to assemble a complete record of surviving sources for medieval and early modern performance in Britain. REED volumes are to scholars in literature and theatre what Pevsner ...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/K003666/1
    Funder Contribution: 27,741 GBP
    Partners: University of Edinburgh, Ontario Crafts Council, NSCAD, Craftscotland

    The Naked Craft Network, hereafter NCN, is an international collective of research academics, writers, curators and industry partners whose aim is to develop strategies for craft theory and policy, future craft practice and dissemination of craft based work rooted in lo...

  • project . 2013 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K000284/2
    Funder Contribution: 196,397 GBP
    Partners: University of Ottawa, Heriot-Watt University, University of Sussex, NERC Radiocarbon Laboratory, McMaster University, AADNC, EnviroSim (Canada), University of Edinburgh, AUS (United States)

    The Arctic is undergoing rapid climatic change, with dramatic consequences for the 'Frozen World' (the 'cryosphere'), including reductions in the depth, extent and duration of sea ice, and seasonal snow cover on land, retreat of ice sheets/glaciers, and melting of perma...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K020404/1
    Funder Contribution: 585,535 GBP
    Partners: GE Healthcare, University of Toronto, Thornhill Research Inc, University of California, Berkely, GlaxoSmithKline, Cardiff University

    Diseases of the brain including neurological conditions, such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia, and common psychiatric conditions such as depression and schizophrenia, have considerable personal, social and economic costs for the sufferers and their carers. ...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K011138/1
    Funder Contribution: 144,591 GBP
    Partners: University of Sheffield, University of Toronto, KI, AGE UK, SFU, Sanctuary Care (Sanctuary Housing Assoc)

    As people across the world live longer, there is a growing need to support active ageing so that the extra years of life can be lived as well as possible. The potential of technology to assist people in all aspects of their lives is increasingly being recognised. Ambien...

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