Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners: News

Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners: News

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Research Project Grants

Award winner: Peter Taylor

Institution: University College London

Value: Pounds 114,845

Bacterial meningitis in newborn babies: harnessing the body's natural defences


Research Leadership Awards


Award winner: Feliciano Giustino

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: Pounds 899,876

Multiphysics modelling of solar energy harvesting in biomimetic photovoltaics

Award winner: Martin Hairer

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: Pounds 943,664

Singular stochastic partial differential equations

Award winner: Stuart Humphries

Institution: University of Hull

Value: Pounds 941,132

Form and function in a microbial world

Award winner: Jurriaan Ton

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: Pounds 902,625

Priming plant defence: from its onset to transgenerational maintenance

Major Research Fellowships

Award winner: James Raven

Institution: University of Essex

Value: Pounds 146,799

Chance and containment: state lotteries in Britain and Europe c.1600- 1850

Award winner: Jennifer Richards

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: Pounds 90,957

Useful books: reading and talking in the English Renaissance

Award winner: Robert Swanson

Institution: University of Birmingham

Value: Pounds 157,128

The English parish, c.1290-c.1535

Award winner: Peter Wade

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: Pounds 94,838

Race, nation and genomics: biology and society


Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Awards are worth Pounds 10,000-Pounds 30,000 a year, which is a salary enhancement

Award winner: Gert Aarts

Institution: Swansea University

An exploration of the strong interaction under extreme conditions

Award winner: Marin Alexe

Institution: University of Warwick

Nanoscale multiferroic materials and heterostructures for oxide electronics


National Institute for Health Research

Award winner: Tim Maughan

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: Pounds 3,525,623

Molecular selection of therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer: a molecularly stratified randomised controlled trial programme (FOCUS 4)

Tests that can be done on tumour samples from patients with advanced bowel cancer may help to select the best treatment options for an individual patient. …

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