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  • project . 2014 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M005879/1
    Funder Contribution: 51,988 GBP
    Partners: University of Liverpool, NRCan, Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP), UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, 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 . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/J003093/1
    Funder Contribution: 343,605 GBP
    Partners: Welsh Language Board BYIG WLB, Irish Language Commissioner, Cardiff University, Commissioner of Official Languages

    This pioneering study of the implementation of official language policy in Wales, Ireland and Canada (2011-2014) is conceived as an evidence-based contribution to applied public policy within an emerging regional polity. The role of the Language Commissioners as regulat...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/I031170/1
    Funder Contribution: 536,960 GBP
    Partners: BBC, University of London, Harvard University, Adobe Systems Incorporated, University of Toronto, Autodesk Inc

    Current computer graphics techniques allow us to render almost any object at near photo-realistic quality. However, the standard approach necessitates that the user painstakingly specifies all aspects of the geometric and material properties of the object. This is time-...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I006672/1
    Funder Contribution: 807,791 GBP
    Partners: University of Michigan–Flint, University of Reading, Met Office, CSIRO, EnviroSim (Canada)

    PAGODA will focus on the global dimensions of changes in the water cycle in the atmosphere, land, and oceans. The overarching aim is to increase confidence in projections of the changing water cycle on global-to-regional scales through a process-based detection, attribu...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K001280/1
    Funder Contribution: 166,240 GBP
    Partners: University of Ottawa, University of Strathclyde, National Institute of Economic & Soc Res

    Population ageing is an important challenge facing most countries in the world. The scale of the demographic change, which started in the 20th century and will continue throughout the 21st century, is dramatic. Over the past 50 years the proportion of the UK population ...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H021868/1
    Funder Contribution: 569,600 GBP
    Partners: UWO, Durham University, UW, UO, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic

    The Cretaceous, 146-66 million years ago, experienced high levels of atmospheric CO2, and the warmest climates and highest global sea-levels in the last 300 Ma. On several occasions, the oceans became abruptly depleted in oxygen, so-called oceanic anoxic events (OAEs), ...

  • project . 2014 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/L013177/1
    Funder Contribution: 83,948 GBP
    Partners: UWO, Keele University, High Peak Community Arts, New Vic Theatre

    This study explores ways of evaluating and enhancing the legacy of Connected Communities projects though a detailed investigation of the methodological approaches, cultural outputs and partnerships established in four specific projects funded under this programme. The s...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J012564/1
    Funder Contribution: 636,717 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, IBM (United Kingdom), McGill University, University of Liverpool, GWU

    In March 2011, Japan suffered from its biggest earthquake and devastating tsunami. Severe damage were inflicted on its Fukushima nuclear plants and more than 100,000 people had to be evacuated after the radiation levels became unsafe. Workers were not able to operate on...

  • project . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K037161/1
    Funder Contribution: 489,871 GBP
    Partners: University of Southampton, Bombardier Inc, Airbus, LR IMEA

    Noise and vibration are important performance aspects in many mechanical systems. High noise and vibration levels can be detrimental to structures (e.g. causing damage) and to the human operators (e.g. causing fatigue or injury). Thus, it is important to be able to unde...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J00782X/1
    Funder Contribution: 197,631 GBP
    Partners: MUN, Durham University, GSC

    It is widely accepted that the Earth's climate is warming and that glaciers are losing mass and increasing sea level. Small glaciers are particularly susceptible but only represent a fraction of the Earth's freshwater stored as ice. In contrast, the huge ice sheets in G...

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