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  • project . 2013 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K021699/1
    Funder Contribution: 5,782,840 GBP
    Partners: CH2M HILL UNITED KINGDOM, Watershed Associates, Underground Imaging Technologies UIT, OSYS Technology Ltd, Corporation of the City of London, ON, Energy and Utilities Alliance, US National Academy of Sciences, UK Society for Trenchless Technology, PIPEHAWK PLC, University of Birmingham...

    The surface urban transport infrastructures - our roads, cycle ways, pedestrian areas, tramways and railways - are supported by the ground, and hence the properties of the ground must control to a significant degree their structural performance. The utility services inf...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K026658/1
    Funder Contribution: 372,621 GBP
    Partners: JM, Dana Canada Corporation, Loughborough University, Caterpillar UK Ltd, European Thermodynamics (United Kingdom), Ricardo UK Limited

    The internal combustion engine which is in everyday use in a wide variety of applications remains one of the most cost effective means of generating power. A typical engine however loses substantial amounts of energy in its normal operation and there is clear potential ...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K000594/2
    Funder Contribution: 33,652 GBP
    Partners: PWC-BC, Philippine Education Theater Association, University of Edinburgh, Ateneo de Manila University, UBC

    Developed in a four-year partnership between geographers, migrant advocacy organisations and professional theatre artists, this proposed research seeks to generate substantive, transnational debate on the policies of temporary migrant labour and the politics of domestic...

  • project . 2013 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L000318/1
    Funder Contribution: 620,481 GBP
    Partners: CIT, McMaster University, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Faculty of Biosciences, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, PHE, Nat Uni of Life & Env Sci Ukraine NUBiP, DSA, Inst Radiation and Nuclear Safety IRSN, Marine Ecology Rese Institute (Japan)

    For all sources of radioactivity, radiological risk assessments are essential for safeguarding human and environmental health. But assessments often have to rely upon simplistic assumptions, such as the use of simple ratios in risk calculations which combine many proces...

  • project . 2013 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K015796/1
    Funder Contribution: 248,496 GBP
    Partners: Johns Hopkins University Sch of Medicine, Lancaster University, MICROSOFT RESEARCH LIMITED, Dementias Neurodegen Network DeNDRoN, UBC

    SAMS is a proposed 3-year project to that will investigate the potential for novel data and text mining techniques for detecting subtle signs of Cognitive Dysfunction that may indicate the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Promoting self-awareness of change in cognit...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/L007053/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,539,720 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, University of London, Newcastle University, University of Toronto, Technical University Dresden, Durham University, Tate, Brunel University, INSERM, UEA...

    Our everyday understanding of perception is that our sense organs enable us to see, touch, smell, taste and hear. The vocabulary of five distinct senses ramifies through descriptions of thought ("I see what you mean") emotion ("I was touched by her suffer...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H00324X/2
    Funder Contribution: 275,478 GBP
    Partners: UBC, University of Cambridge, EWU, University of Warwick, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 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...

  • project . 2013 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K030558/1
    Funder Contribution: 724,429 GBP
    Partners: Durham University, Queen's University Canada, University of Otago

    Our research involves the theoretical and experimental investigation of quantum many-body dynamics in systems of ultra-cold atoms, with the view of developing next-generation rotational sensors, and developing tools for and improving our general understanding of interac...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005243/1
    Funder Contribution: 443,723 GBP
    Partners: University of Alberta, Leiden University, PACIFIC IDentifications Inc, ENSL, RAS, NHMD, University of Rennes 1, Uppsala University, TCD, UCLA...

    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 . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/L002787/1
    Funder Contribution: 98,503 GBP
    Partners: University of Warwick, Weizmann Institute of Science, University of Ottawa

    The project is devoted to basic research in pure mathematics. It is based on the well-studied interplay between the theory of electrical networks -seen as abstract mathematical tools- and the theory of random walks on graphs. Four specific topics within this framework a...

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