Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners

Magazine article Times Higher Education

Grant Winners

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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Research Grants

Award winner: Sue Hartley

Institution: University of York

Value: £313,008

Establishing biofumigation as a sustainable replacement to pesticides for control of soilborne pests and pathogens in potato and horticultural crops

Award winner: Andreas Prokop

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £404,644

Understanding microtubule regulation during the making and maintenance of axons

Medical Research Council

Award winner: Catherine Berry

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £81,344

The MA3RS trial: magnetic resonance imaging using ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide to predict clinical outcome in patients under surveillance for abdominal aortic aneurysms

Health Foundation

Clinician Scientist Fellowships

Award winner: Estee Torok

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £750,000

Interpreting information about the genomes of bacteria to improve understanding of the diseases they cause and how best to treat them

Award winner: Rina Dutta

Institution: King's College London

Value: £750,000

Examining electronic patient records to identify warning signs that may allow healthcare professionals to intervene before a serious suicide attempt is made

Leverhulme Trust

International Network Grants

Sciences

Award winner: Robert Ryan

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £97,000

Understanding bacterial cell-cell signalling as a route to control disease of rice

Research Project Grants

Sciences

Award winner: David Clary

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £131,003

Calculation of rates of chemical reactions

Award winner: Cristian Capelli

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £177,880

The genetic landscape of southern Africa human populations

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Major Research Fellowship

Award winner Catherine Maxwell

Institution Queen Mary University of London

Value £105,812

Scents and sensibility: perfume in Victorian literary culture

"Smell's evocative capacity, its connection to atmosphere and memory, make it a potent means of registering the particularity of a historical and cultural moment," writes Catherine Maxwell in the Leverhulme Trust newsletter. …

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