Grants

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Research grants Dr C. Savage, Pounds 362,729 from the Medical Research Council (leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions involved in cellular immune responses and sytemic vasculitis); Professor M. Wakelam, Pounds 133,252 from the MRC (the purification of phospholipase D: its use for DNA cloning and determining its physiological regulation); Drs J. Hay and I. Parsons, Pounds 64,721 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (teaching company programme with Strong and Fisher Limited); Professor A. Lawrence and Dr P. Davies, Pounds 68,596 from the EPSRC (company scheme with Campden Food and Drink Research Association -- experimental design and statistical data analysis); Professor A. Willmore, Drs G. Simnett, C. Goodall, T. Ponman and C. Eyles, Pounds 867,543 from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (programme of space astronomy); Drs J. Abell, M. Lancaster and Professors P. Edwards, C. Gough, I. Harris and W. Vinen, Pounds 1,730,918 from the EPSRC (high temperature superconductors: from fundamental science to applications); Drs M. Kearsey and D. Marshall, Pounds 260,044 from Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (precision mapping of QTL in brassica RBL "substitution library"); Dr L. Macaskie, Pounds 111,800 from BBSRC (microbially-enhanced chemisorption of heavy metals (MECHM); a novel technique for the removal of heavy metals from aqueous flows); Drs J. Burdon, C. Graham and M. Hayes, Pounds 119,200 from BBSRC (studies of the structures and of some interactions of humic substances); Dr G. Boons, Pounds 143,659 from the EPSRC (template-directed synthesis around lithium amides); Professor F. Critchley, Pounds 107,163 from the EPSRC (multivarate and geometric approaches to influence analysis); Dr M. Nagata, Pounds 96,956 from the EPSRC (non-linear study of rotating channel flows); Dr M. Colclough, Pounds 155,598 from the EPSRC (superconducting quantum interference device-based scanning magnetic microscopy of superconductors and weakly magnetic materials); Professor J. Dowell and Dr J. Garvey, Pounds 1,487,521 from Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (particle physics experiments using accelerators at CERN in Geneva and DESY in Hamburg).

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