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  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K000284/1
    Funder Contribution: 286,071 GBP
    Partners: McMaster University, AADNC, EnviroSim (Canada), AUS (United States), University of Edinburgh, University of Sussex, University of Ottawa, NERC Radiocarbon Laboratory, University of Sheffield

    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 . 2010 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H010262/1
    Funder Contribution: 297,055 GBP
    Partners: Ryerson University, University of Aberdeen

    This project studies development of high power DC transmission networks. There is currently significant interest in developing technologies that will enable interconnection of distributed DC sources to DC networks in multi MW power sizes. The application fields include ...

  • project . 2010 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H023321/1
    Funder Contribution: 100,759 GBP
    Partners: University of Warwick, Kyoto University, Radboud University Nijmegen, McMaster University, ENSL, Bruker Corporation, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a vital analytical tool across science. NMR is most usually applied to substances dissolved in solution since this considerably simplifies the interpretation of the results (spectra) that are obtained; molecular motion av...

  • project . 2010 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/G015732/1
    Funder Contribution: 447,592 GBP
    Partners: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, University of Southampton, Institute for Oceanography Kiel, Dalhousie University

    The oceans play a central role in the global carbon cycle, and have taken up ca. 30-40% of the anthropogenically produced CO2. It has long been known that ocean biota play a major role in sequestering CO2 on very long time scales (>1000 y). Recent evidence also sugge...

  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/J006521/1
    Funder Contribution: 31,919 GBP
    Partners: NCCPE, University of Lincoln, Dalhousie University, University of Southampton, CCPH, University of Brighton

    This project advances an authentic, strategic community university partnership working across the Connected Communities Programme and beyond. It kick starts a cultural shift that acknowledges community engagement in research as essential to understanding and promoting c...

  • project . 2009 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/G003440/1
    Funder Contribution: 188,175 GBP
    Partners: Met Office, QUB, University of Ottawa, NERC Radiocarbon Laboratory, Plymouth University

    Sea-level change is one of the most significant threats facing society over the next 100 years and beyond. Measurements of current sea-level change have shown that there has been a mean global sea-level rise of between 10 and 20 cm over the 20th century. A further rise ...

  • project . 2009 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G064725/1
    Funder Contribution: 251,457 GBP
    Partners: SFU, ASU, University of Surrey, University of Michigan–Flint, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, Philipp University of Marburg

    III-V compound semiconductor materials are increasingly important for the development of many modern materials applications and in particular optoelectronic and electronic devices. These include materials for laser diodes, light emitting diodes (LEDs), photovoltaics &am...

  • project . 2011 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/I021604/1
    Funder Contribution: 32,206 GBP
    Partners: Homerton College, RCAHMS, Trent University Canada, Historic England, ENSL, University of Sheffield, NSU, University of Cambridge, University of Birmingham, Henry Moore Institute

    This research network will record and begin to analyse what we have termed 'the decorated school'. For our purposes, 'the decorated school' means those aspects of the school building and surrounds that were worked on by artists and sculptors to integrated art works inte...

  • project . 2009 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H000038/1
    Funder Contribution: 622,851 GBP
    Partners: McGill Vision Research Unit, Aston University

    When we open our eyes, we see, without effort. Our visual experience begins with the mechanics of focussing the image on the back of eye; but to make sense of the image-to perceive-our brains must identify the various parts of the image, and understand their relations. ...

  • project . 2009 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H00324X/1
    Funder Contribution: 831,621 GBP
    Partners: UBC, University of Cambridge, EWU, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, University of Oxford, ANL

    Resistance is futile: lightbulbs and heaters aside, the majority of electronic components are at their most efficient when their electrical resistance is minimized. In the present climate, with energy sustainability regularly topping the international agenda, reducing t...

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