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  • project . 2012 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J009768/1
    Funder Contribution: 699,361 GBP
    Partners: University of Grenoble 1, SFU, University of Pennsylvania, Manweb Plc, Historic England, SNH, Stockholm University, Centrica Plc, Countryside Council for Wales, Geological Survey of Ireland...

    Recent satellite measurements of the Earth's polar ice sheets highlight that changes in ice extent and thickness are occurring at rates far higher than expected. The challenge for researchers is to place these observations into a longer-term context and produce computer...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/J003093/1
    Funder Contribution: 343,605 GBP
    Partners: Cardiff University, Irish Language Commissioner, Welsh Language Board BYIG WLB, 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 . 2012 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/J012084/1
    Funder Contribution: 31,970 GBP
    Partners: Extratime at Hillside Ltd, University of Brighton, ICASC Airspace Standards and Calibration, BoingBoing Brighton

    This research project explores how community visual arts practice can help young people flourish and connect with their communities despite adverse experiences they may have faced. The research focuses on socially excluded young people with disabilities and young people...

  • 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 . 2012 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K000063/1
    Funder Contribution: 228,488 GBP
    Partners: SFU, University of Dundee

    Submarine landslides can be far larger than terrestrial landslides, and many generate destructive tsunamis. The Storegga Slide offshore Norway covers an area larger than Scotland and contains enough sediment to cover all of Scotland to a depth of 80 m. This huge slide o...

  • project . 2012 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K00008X/1
    Funder Contribution: 506,447 GBP
    Partners: Newcastle University, SFU, University of London, UNSW, Fugro (United Kingdom), SMRE, University of Bergen, INGV (Nat Inst Volcanology and Geophys), Met Office, Willis Limited...

    Submarine landslides can be far larger than terrestrial landslides, and many generate destructive tsunamis. The Storegga Slide offshore Norway covers an area larger than Scotland and contains enough sediment to cover all of Scotland to a depth of 80 m. This huge slide o...

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

    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 . 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 . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J012564/1
    Funder Contribution: 636,717 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, McGill University, IBM (United Kingdom), 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 . 2012 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J001570/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,028,530 GBP
    Partners: EcoHealth Alliance, United Nations University - INWEH, FAO, International Development Research Ctr, University of Edinburgh, DIVERSITAS, WHO, IDS

    Health is a critical aspect of human wellbeing, interacting with material and social relations to contribute to people's freedoms and choices. Especially in Africa, clusters of health and disease problems disproportionately affect poor people. Healthy ecosystems and hea...

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