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  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J008303/1
    Funder Contribution: 503,961 GBP
    Partners: Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd, University of Birmingham

    Extensive unexploited resources of heavy oil and bitumen exist, for example in Canada and Venezuela, as well as heavier deposits under the North Sea UK, which could potentially be utilized as the production of conventional light crude declines. Heavy oil and bitumen are...

  • 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 . 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 . 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 . 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...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K001973/1
    Funder Contribution: 163,724 GBP
    Partners: UCLA, University of Alberta, University of Glasgow

    With rapid globalisation, cross-cultural communication is integral to modern society, with mutual understanding of emotions key to successful social interaction. Yet, some cultures misinterpret facial expressions, challenging the widely accepted 'universal language of e...

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