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  • project . 2014 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/L008483/1
    Funder Contribution: 35,300 GBP
    Partners: IISc, Carleton University, Northumbria University

    This research will create a truly innovative, international research network that will stretch far and wide in the area of "Cultures of Creativity and Innovation in Design". The international research network coordinating body comprises Professors Paul Rodgers...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005243/2
    Funder Contribution: 330,678 GBP
    Partners: PACIFIC IDentifications Inc, ENSL, UCLA, CASS, University of Alberta, Royal Belgium Inst of Natural Sciences, RAS, Natural History Museum, Hokkeido University, University of Salford...

    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 - 2024
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/L016362/1
    Funder Contribution: 3,523,600 GBP
    Partners: CAS, Doosan Babcock Power Systems, Advanced Power Generation Tech. Forum, SMRE, Scottish and Southern Energy SSE plc, Caterpillar UK Ltd, UQ, Pusan National University, XJTLU, Coal Products Limited CPL...

    The motivation for this proposal is that the global reliance on fossil fuels is set to increase with the rapid growth of Asian economies and major discoveries of shale gas in developed nations. The strategic vision of the IDC is to develop a world-leading Centre for Ind...

  • project . 2014 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M005828/1
    Funder Contribution: 37,886 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science an, EnviroSim (Canada), University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, Istituto di scienze dell'atmosfera e del, Met Office, NERC British Antarctic Survey, Stony Brook University, Centre Australian Weather Climate Res, Max Planck...

    The atmosphere changes on time scales from seconds (or less) through to years. An example of the former are leaves swirling about the ground within a dust-devil, while an example of the latter is the quasibiennial oscillation (QBO) which occurs over the equator high up ...

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

    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: Acadian Seaplants (Canada), OCEANFUEL LTD, SPC, DOMMRS, United Nations University - INWEH, Seacare Inc., Netherlands Inst for Sea Research (NIOZ), Natural History Museum, University of St Andrews, Ardtoe Marine Laboratory...

    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 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M005879/1
    Funder Contribution: 51,988 GBP
    Partners: University of Liverpool, NRCan, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP), IFM GEOMAR

    The Peru-Chile subduction zone hosts many large earthquakes. A M8.8 earthquake occurred in northern Chile in 1877, and since then, no major event had re-ruptured the area prior to April 2014. The 500 km-long zone has therefore become known as the "North Chile seism...

  • project . 2014 - 2022
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/L01582X/1
    Funder Contribution: 3,149,530 GBP
    Partners: Department of the Army, Uppsala University, DFO, CAS, University of California, Berkeley, UoC, NTU, University of Melbourne, University of Rome, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

    UK economic growth, security, and sustainability are in danger of being compromised due to insufficient infrastructure supply. This partly reflects a recognised skills shortage in Engineering and the Physical Sciences. The proposed EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Train...

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

    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: University of Oxford, University of Ottawa, CSIC

    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...

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