Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners: News

Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners: News

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Research Grants

Award winner: Kenneth Sawin

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: Pounds 657,292

Dynamics and interaction of cell-polarity landmark proteins and the Cdc42 GTPase module: a systems approach

Award winner: Gancho Slavov

Institution: Aberystwyth University

Value: Pounds 266,159

A population genomics approach to accelerating the domestication of the energy grass Miscanthus

Award winner: Joao Passos

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: Pounds 303,563

Regulation of DNA damage signalling by autophagy in senescence

Award winner: Alexandra Jones

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: Pounds 12,287

Control of seed and organ size by a ubiquitin-mediated signalling cascade


Early Career Fellowships

These offer salary costs for researchers at the beginning of their academic careers, providing them with the opportunity for advancement and enabling them to undertake significant pieces of original publishable research. The awards are worth up to 50 per cent of each fellow's salary to a limit of Pounds 23,000.

Award winner: Margit Dirscherl

Institution: University of Bristol

Transitory monuments: the literary aesthetics of the railway station

Award winner: Beci Dobbin

Institution: University College London

Shallowism: Modernism and the idea of shallowness

Award winner: Milena Kremakova

Institution: University of Warwick

Early career trajectories of STEM graduates in the UK and Germany

Award winner: Stefano Pagliara

Institution: University of Cambridge

Understanding the mechanisms of active membrane transport: a synthetic approach for drug design

Research Project Grants


Award winner: Virpi Lummaa

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: Pounds 290,467

Causes and consequences of parasite infection in Myanmar timber elephants


Research Project Grants

Award winner: Alex Heazell

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: Pounds 191,080

Stillbirth: investigating maternal behaviours


Award winner Aneta Stefanovska

Institution Lancaster University

Value Pounds 79,117

Autism spectrum conditions: improving diagnosis in young children

Evidence suggests that one in 100 children in the UK has an autism spectrum condition, or ASC. …

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