Selected Research Grants (over £10k, in date order)

Selected Research Grants (over £10k, in date order)

These awards provide a current snapshot of our active research programmes. Each grant is listed by the year it was awarded, with many grants awarded in 2010/11 onwards still remaining active; or you can view a list of active grants ordered by principal investigator.

Alternatively, you can use the search function below to search the grant abstracts held in this section.



2014-

StaffTitle SourceDates Amount
Bain Algal Booster Egg Quality Trial The Institute of Cellular Pharmacology Ltd. 2014 £13,500
Eckersall, McLaughlin Farm animal proteomics European Commission 2014 - £146,000
Kao Development and testing of operational models of bovine tuberculosis in British cattle and badgers DEFRA 2014 -  £329,000
Elliott, Bailey The importance of coastal environments for the resilience of gadoid fish populations Marine Scotland Science (part of Clyde 2020) 2014 £18,000
Scottish Natural Heritage 2014 £10,000
Jonsson Studentship: Rumen acidosis in dairy cattle - sources of individual variation in susceptibility Hannah Research Foundation 2014 - 2017 £75,000
Hampson Studentship: Rabies persistence and elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania Wellcome Trust 2014 £39,800
Kao US-UK collaboration: Mycobacterial transmission dynamics in agricultural systems: integrating phylogenetics, epidemiology, ecology and economics USDA-NIFA-AFRI and BBSRC 2014 - 2018 £379,634
O'Shaughnessy The human fetal liver: development and response to maternal drug use Medical Research Council 2014 - 2017 £206,756 
Baldini

Fellowship: Mosquito life-history responses to vector control measures and their implications
for malaria transmission risk

AXA 2015-2017 £96,060
Halliday, Haydon Molecular epidemiology of brucellosis in northern Tanzania BBSRC-DfID  2014 - 2017 £742,261
Zadoks, Sharp, Cleaveland Hazards Associated with Zoonotic enteric pathogens in Emerging Livestock meat pathways (HAZEL) BBSRC-DfID 2014 - 2017 £738,440
Cleaveland, Kao, Matthews, Sharp, Thomas Social, Economic and Environmental Drivers of Zoonoses in Tanzania (SEEDZ) BBSRC-DfID 2014 - 2018 £3,174,909
Halliday, Haydon A One-Health approach to dissecting the diverse zoonotic causes of non-malaria febrile illness Leverhulme Royal Society Africa Award 2014 -  £174,670
Jeglinski, Matthiopoulos Fellowship to Jeglinski: Dynamic emergence of metapopulation patterns in seabirds German Academic Exchange Service fellowship  2014 - 2016 £49,071
Capewell Genetic Determinants of Trypanotolerance in Humans Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)-Glasgow Polyomics Facility 2014 - 2015 £21,893
Orton, Johnson Comparing the fitness and patient landscapes of HIV-1 ISSF-Glasgow Polyomics Facility 2014 - £10,656 
Baldini Analysis of the ecological and genetic bases of mosquito fitness in two major malaria vectors ISSF-Glasgow Polyomics Facility 2014 -  £17,309
Hampson, Brunker Tracing transmission pathways of endemic canine rabies ISSF-Glasgow Polyomics Facility 2014 - £25,701
Hopcraft Can tail hair inform us about an animal's history? Recreating a physiological diary of migrating Serengeti wildebeest through time British Ecological Society 2014 - £19,670
Millins, Biek Quantifying multiple strain infections for a tick-borne pathogen using next-generation sequencing ISSF-Glasgow Polyomics Facility 2014 £45,640
Ferguson, Haydon Environmental and genetic basis of malaria transmitting behaviours in Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes National Institute of Health [Renewal, yr 4] 2014  £73,040
MacLeod Developing biodiversity indicators of value and ecosystem health for regenerating tropical forest Crees Foundation 2014 - 2018 £40,600
MacLeod Amazon Research Programme: Leveraging the value of conservation research (ARP) T&J Meyer Family Foundation 2014 £29,800

Stear, Matthews, Reeve

The influence of selective breeding on MHC diversity BBSRC 2014 - 2017 £441,301
Shiels, Kao, Weir Control of tick borne disease: molecular epidemiology, host resistance and novel vaccine antigens BBSRC 2014 - 2017 £410,340
Helm, Dominoni Wildclocks: New directions for studying circadian biology in the wild European Commission 2014 - 2017 £78,398

Devaney, Shiels

Hsp90 as a modulator of pathogenicity, virulence and transmission in Theileria and Babesia BBSRC  2014 - 2017  £363,995
Streicker Managing viral emergence at the interface of bats and livestock Wellcome Trust  2014 - 2019 £951,385
Noguera Long-term effects of early life nutritional modulation of ageing AXA Research Fund 2014 -2016 £102,486
Devaney Illuminating the darkness: exploiting IVIS imaging technology  Gates Foundation  2014 - 2015  £31,322 
Elmer Colouration biodiversity within and across environments: an example from the adaptive radiation of fire salamanders Royal Society 2014 £14,763
Baldini Fellowship: The role of insulin cascades in regulating the host-species dependent fitness and parasite transmission ability of malaria mosquitoes EMBO 2014 - 2015 £33,361  
Nager Integrating Macroecology and Modelling to Elucidate Regulation of Services from Ecosystems - IMMERSE NERC 2014 - 2018 £49,867
Kao, Biek, Herzyk Joint estimation of epidemiological and genetic processes for Mycobacterium bovis transmission dynamics in cattle and badgers BBSRC 2014 - 2017 £773,448
Eckersall  Sparking impact award: Diagnostic assays for Pancreas Disease of Atlantic Salmon  BBSRC  2014 - 2015  £16,125 
Mable, Buckley Omics of adaptation to changing/novel environments in plants GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund  2014 £24,500

2013 funding

2013-

Page  Begonia genomics and niche diversity (Studentship) ML MacIntyre Begonia Res Schol Trust  2013 - 2016  £53,408
Evans Does Music reduce stress in dogs maintained at an SSPCA centre  Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals  2013 - 2014  £15,350 
Parsons  Anticipating the Potential for High Conservation Value Fishes to Respond to Climate Change  Scottish Natural Heritage  2013 - 2016  £21,000
McCafferty International Marine Conservation Congress (IMMC) 2014  Society for Conservation Biology  2013 - 2014 £31,235 
ElliottBailey The importance of coastal environments for the resilience of gadoid fish populations Marine Science Scotland 2013   £10,000
Bailey Inshore Fish Monitoring Project (IFMP) Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust 2013 - 2014 £14,167
Jonsson A transcriptomic and metagenomic assessment of comparative rument function in cattle and sheep AB Vista Headquarters 2013 - 2015 £10,000 
Nager Using great skua eggs to monitor the changing environment  Faroese Research Council 2013 - 2014  £62,141
Selman Effects of Inorganic Nitrite on cardiac and skeletal muscle: Physiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutic Potential BBSRC 2013 £23,564
Lindstrom Molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in Scotland - developing novel, clinically applicable research methods to combine genomic analysis with health informatics Scottish Government Health Directorates 2013 - 2015 £65,252
Evans, Bellingham Vaginal Quinagolide Delivery Ferring Pharmaceuticals Limited 2013 £32,653
Kao Centre of Expertise on Reducing the Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks UGW/851/11 Scottish Government 2013 - 2014 £378,331
Metcalfe, Selman, Hartley METAPHEN: The ecology of metabolic phenotypes: from cells to populations  European Research Council  2013 - 2018 £1,730,000 
Haydon, Lembo, Reeve Assessing the impact of foot-and-mouth disease control programs BBSRC India Partnering Award 2013 - 2017 £24,000
Metcalfe, Monaghan, Shiels Environmental effects on growth: consequences for parents and offspring NERC 2013 - 2016  £412,800
Bailey How has gadoid biomass in the Clyde Sea been sustained? (Studentship) Marine Science Scotland 2013 - 2016  £60,000
Bain Cute-Egg, improvement of eggshell cuticle quality to reduce vertical transmission of zoonotic and pathogenic organisms BBSRC 2013 - 2016 £128,700
Monaghan Interdisciplinary Network on Telomere Biology Leverhulme 2013 - 2016  £98,000
Monaghan, Metcalfe, Shiels Why is fast growth costly, and what are the consequences for offspring viability?  NERC 2013 - 2016  £412,900
Selman Effects of inorganic nitrite on cardiac and skeletal muscle: physiology, pharmacology and therapeutic potential Medical Research Council 2013 - 2016  £24,000
Bailey Role of coastal habitats in juvenile fish ecology Marine Scotland 2013 - 2015  £20,000
Bailey Marine Scotland Science funding for Sophie Elliot Scottish Government 2013 - 2015  £20,000
Elmer GEN ECOL ADAPT: Adaptation genomics of trophic polymorphism European Commission 2013 - 2015  £76,900
Elmer The role of gene expression in phenotypic plasticity and adaptive divergence (ISSF Catalyst) Wellcome Trust 2013 - 2015  £15,800
Evans, Robinson Effects of GnRH blockade on neurocognitive and physiological endpoints BBSRC 2013 - 2015  £559,000
Viana Newton International Fellowship Royal Society 2013 - 2015 £91,500
McKeegan Thermography as a tool for the assessment of stress and affective states in an avian model Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council 2013 - 2015 £364,700
Reeve SULSA LEADERS scheme award Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance 2013 - 2015 £33,979
Babayan Wild Immunomics: characterising protective immunity to helminth infection by integrating transcriptomes and metabolomes of wild rodents GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £24,800
Bailey Testing the size selectivity and bycatch of creels Scottish Creel Fishermen's Association 2013 - 2014 £20,000
Bellingham Prenatal programming of adult disease by maternal smoking: the adrenal gland as a key player? GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £18,200
Biek Detecting population trends for tick-borne pathogens from genomic data: new tools for managing Lyme disease in Scotland GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £14,900
Halliday, Allan, Cleaveland, Zadoks, Mudaliar The Urine Microbiome of Livestock and Wildlife as Source of Zoonotic Bacteria in Tanzania GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £24,800
Helm Gene expression and metabolomic phenotype in response to artificial light at night Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) 2013 - 2014 £14,700
Hopcraft Novel approaches to recreating animal histories: the metabolic signature of hair Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) 2013 - 2014 £18,700
Kao, Biek Phylodynamics of Mycobacterium bovis in badgers GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £15,300
Matthews Scottish Partnership for Animal Science Excellence Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate 2013 - 2014 £386,900
Parsons Testing the genomic and phenotypic basis of adaptive divergence in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) Royal Society 2013 - 2014 £14,800
Zadoks Make Mine Metagenomics: International collaboration to explore the milk microbiome in dairy cattle GU Polyomics - Catalyst Fund 2013 - 2014 £24,800
Bailey FSBI Annual Symposium University of Glasgow 2013 £15,000
Cleaveland Creating a "one medicine" paradigm shift in human rabies prevention through dog rabies control and eventual elimination World Health Organization 2013 £10,000
Selman Dissecting the mechanisms underlying lifespan extension in insulin signalling mutant mice BBSRC 2013 £16,000

2012 funding

2012-

Ferguson Defining the biomedical, environmental and social risk factors for human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi Medical Research Council 2012 - 2017 £306,500
Killen The Influence of Individual Physiology on Group Behaviour in Fish Schools Natural Environment Research Council 2012 - 2017 £532,700
Reeve Building models to address current problems in FMDV Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council 2012 - 2017 £216,000
Kao Centre for Integrated Virology Medical Research Council 2012 - 2016 £384,600
Matthews Ecological and socioeconomic factors impacting maintenance and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council 2012 - 2016 £481,600
Adams Reviewing the impact of aquacultre on wild fish Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) 2012 - 2015 £11,892
Haydon Epi-SEQ - molecular epidemiology of epizootic diseases using next generation sequencing technology BBSRC 2012 - 2015 £314,168
MacLeod A Studentship Wellcome Trust 2012 - 2015 £110,500
Monaghan Early life adversity, telomere length and adult cognition: the starling as an experimental model BBSRC 2012 - 2015 £92,000
Murphy Potential Native Plant Phytoremediators for Restoration of Petroleum Hydrocrabon Polluted Soils in Kuwait Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences 2012 - 2015 £15,400
Nager Changes in resource utilisation in declining gull populations NERC 2012 - 2015 £17,800
O'Shaughnessy Integrating systems biology and transgenic technologies to unlock the secrets of Sertoli cell development and function Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council 2012 - 2015 £155,700
Parsons Using a sequenced-based genetic map to assess genome-wide genetic variation between ecomorphs of Scottish Arctic charr Wellcome Trust 2012 - 2015 £15,200
Kao A study to design risk-based surveillance regimes in England and Wales SE3285 Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2012 - 2014 £290,800
Lindstrom Variation in the human pharyngeal microbiome in health and disease (ISSF Catalyst Funding) Wellcome Trust 2012 - 2014 £20,300
Monaghan, Metcalfe, Noguera EVOTELOX Nutrition and reproductive strategies: the influence of oxidative stress on telomere dynamics and life history plasticity European Commission 2012 - 2014 £154,000
Evans, Robinson, Matthews Scottish Partnership for Animal Science Excellence RERAD 2012 - 2013 £361,400
Ferguson, Haydon Environmental and genetic basis of malaria-transmitting behaviours in Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes National Institute of Health 2012 - 2013 £68,000
Hampson RAPIDD Working Group Courtesy Associates 2012 - 2013 £12,800
Kao An integrated approach to modelling the persistence, spread and control of livestock diseases in the UK Wellcome Trust 2012 - 2013 £137,500
Kao Centre of Expertise on Reducing the Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks UGW/851/11 Scottish Government 2012 - 2013 £481,300
Matthews Strategic Partnership for Animal Science Excellence (SPASE) Scottish Government 2012 - 2013 £151,000
Kao Standstills modelling project DEFRA 2012 £30,000
Evans, Hastie Sheep to model human vaginal drug treatments Controlled Therapeutics (Scotland) Limited 2012 £32,200
Mable Population Genetics Group University of Glasgow 2012 £25,700
Reeve The mathematics of biodiversity BBSRC 2012 £10,200

2011 funding

2011-

Cleaveland, Allan Leptospirosis in Tanzania; a study of the role of rodents in an emerging public health problem Wellcome Trust 2011 - 2017 £465,947
Lembo, Hampson Communities Against Rabies Exposure (CARE) UBS-Optima 2011 - 2016 £94,100
Monaghan The ecological significance of telomere dynamics: environments, individuals and inheritance European Research Council 2011 - 2016 £1,761,515
MacLeod A The origins and mechanisms of human infectivity in African trypanosomes Wellcome Trust 2011 - 2016 £1,645,051
Hampson, Cleaveland, Lembo, Quince, Biek Hierarchical epidemiology: the spread and persistence of infectious diseases in complex landscapes Wellcome Trust 2011 - 2016 £807,908
Ferguson AvecNet - African Vector Control: New tools European Commission 2011 - 2016 £445,830
MacLeod R Assessing the value of regenerating tropical forest for biodiversity and conservation Crees Foundation 2011 - 2015 £38,997
Matthews, Stear A systems biology approach to controlling nematode infections of livestock European Commission 2011 - 2015 £651,861
Bailey Marine Science in support of Scottish Government Climate Centre of Expertise The Scottish Government 2011 -2015 £152,400
Adams, Bailey, Nager, Metcalfe Integrated Aquatic Resources Management between Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland (IBIS) European Commission 2011 - 2015 £1,694,721
Bailey Evaluating the abundance of abyssal megafauna using an autonomous imaging platform NERC 2011 - 2014 £73,000
Cleaveland, Haydon, Sharp, Halliday Impact, ecology and social determinants of bacterial zoonoses in northern Tanzania BBSRC 2011 - 2014 £427,430
Ferguson Studentship on Ecological determinants of African malaria vector behaviour and their implications for control European Commission 2011 - 2014 £68,425
Furness, Grecian Using stable isotopes to assess climate-change impacts on migrations of prions (Aves: Procellariiformes) Natural Environment Research Council 2011 - 2014 £288,307
Haydon, Orton Beyond the consensus dissecting viral sequence diversity within samples BBSRC 2011 - 2014 £282,855
Mable Assessing the impact of plant mating system and ploidy on adaptation to parasitism in changing environments NERC 2011 - 2014 £392,000
Matthews Modelling microbial resistance  Danish Research Council 2011 - 2014 £24,246
Matthews Why some hosts have high parasite burdens and the implications for the design of sustainable control strategies Wellcome Trust 2011 - 2014 £172,523
Metcalfe Does maternal life history strategy influence optimal management regimes for wild salmon? Natural Environment Research Council 2011 - 2014 £357,448
Nager Ecotoxicology of great skuas in the Northeast Atlantic Statoil ASA 2011 - 2014 £45,269
Reeve, Haydon Improving the quality of FMD (Foot-and-mouth disease) vaccines by understanding the correlation of vaccine-induced protection with humoral and cellular immune responses BBSRC 2011 - 2014 £92,938
Furness The influence of puffins and skuas on island grazing habitat SNTS 2011 - 2013 £12,000
McKeegan Development of an on farm anoxic gas foam delivery system Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2011 - 2013 £52,270
Ferguson Environmental and genetic basis of malaria transmitting behaviours in Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes National Institute of Health 2011 - 2012 £63,576
Furness PhD Studentship Funding from Tromso University NINA 2011 - 2012 £11,286
Kao, Matthews Centre of Expertise on Reducing the Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks UGW/851/11 Scottish Government 2011 - 2012 £221,346

2010 funding

2010-

Biek Phylogeography and spatial dynamics of epidemic rabies National Institute of Health 2010 - 2015 £75,000
MacLeod R Can we predict impacts of environmental change on biodiversity from knowledge of behavioural decisions? Royal Society of Edinburgh 2010 - 2015 £459,000
Cleaveland, Haydon, Reeve, Lembo Towards the strategic control of endemic foot-and-mouth disease BBSRC 2010 - 2014 £629,113
Haydon, Cleaveland, Kao, Hampson, Townsend Understanding how a complex intervention works: designing large- scale vaccination programs MRC 2010 - 2014 £609,122
Adams Conservation Actions for Powan Coregonus lavaretus continuation Scottish & Southern Energy Plc 2010 - 2013 £17,460
Cleaveland Development of a vaccination strategy for the control of malignant catarrhal fever BBSRC 2010 - 2013 £175,000
Mable Development of Best Practice Model Doctoral Schools for Structured PhD Programme Implementation in Ukraine and Georgia European Commission 2010 - 2013 £23,600
Meadows A, Meadows P Disaster rehabilitation Scottish Executive 2010 - 2013 £47,000
McKeegan On farm culling methods for poultry: welfare costs and benefits DEFRA 2010 - 2013 £38,000
Kao Development of Epidemiological Models for the Spread and Control of Bluetongue and African Horse Sickness (DEFRA SE4209) DEFRA 2010 - 2012 £277,000
Kao Risk Based Surveillance for Tuberculosis in Cattle (bTB) Scottish Government 2010 - 2012 £96,000
Monaghan Early warnings of climate change on ecosystems: hormonally mediated life-history decisions in sea birds Centre for Ecology and Hydrology 2010 - 2012 £31,307

2006-2009 funding

2006-2009

Ferguson INFRAVEC European Commission - FP7 2009 - 2013 £79,000
Adams Scottish Natural Heritage Studentship: Effective population size of the Loch Lomond Dwarf Lamprey Population Scottish Natural Heritage 2009 - 2012 £65,000
Costantini Hormetic effects on oxidative stress response in zebra finches NERC 2009 - 2012 £298,000
Hampson Road-testing innovative surveillance technologies for rabies UBS Optimus Foundation 2009 -2012 £487,500
Hampson The burden of rabies in rural Tanzania and impacts on local communities Wellcome Trust 2009 - 2012 £76,159
Killen Causes and consequences of the trade-off between compensatory growth and swim performance in teleost fish NERC 2009 - 2012 £280,000
McKeegan Maximising Value of Extra-Mural Study Placements on Cattle, Sheep and Horse Units BVA-AWF 2009 - 2012 £90,000
Monaghan Growing up and growing old: telomere dynamics across life history stages Leverhulme Trust 2009 - 2012 £243,000
Murphy Building the science base for development of a biomonitoring scheme to assess river water quality in tropical southern Africa SAFRASS Europeaid 2009 - 2012 £204,000
Haydon, Reeve Foot and mouth disease - DISCONVAC European Commission - FP7 2009 - 2011 £58,000
Matthews The effect of selection for nematode resistance on mhc class II diversity BBSRC 2009 - 2001 £330,000
Kao An integrated approach to modelling the persistance, spread and control of livestock diseases in the UK Wellcome Trust 2007 - 2012 £760,000
Ferguson A systems biology approach to infectious disease transmission - linking individuals, populations and ecosystems BBSRC 2006 - 2012 £671,000