Awards announced from 7th August 2016

Awards announced from 7th August 2016

Awards announced from 7th August 2016

Awards to Science & Engineering academics greater than £50k excluding consultancies, donations and industry.

Date AnnouncedTitleLead PersonSchoolAward AmountFunder
27th August 2017 A Vacum Packaged MEMS Gravimeter Prof. Doug Paul Engineering £262,137 EPSRC
20th August 2017 QuantIC User Engagement fund Prof. Miles Padgett Physics & Astronomy £96,000 EPSRC
20th August 2017 Gas Imager Dr. Graham Gibson Physics & Astronomy  £155,628 EPSRC
30th July 2017 LOTUS: Lifetime Optimisation for Ultrafast SDLs Prof. Richard Hogg Engineering £146,651 Innovate UK
2nd July 2017 Collagen Calcium Phosphate Composite Devices for Bone Augmentation Prof. Liz Tanner  Engineering £101,040 Medical Research Scotland
23rd April 2017 Coolblue Dr. Anthony Kelly Engineering £101,900 EPSRC
16th April 2017 DRAFC (Drag Reduction by Active Flow control) - Reducing CO2 Emissions by Enabling Drag Reduction Prof. Kostas Kontis Engineering £116,787 Innovate UK
26th February 2017 Development on Nano-Imprint Lithography Stamps using DRIE PVD Tungsten Films Dr. Richard Bates Physics & Astronomy £88,633 STFC
26th February 2017 Integrated GaN-Diamond Microwave Electronics: from Materials, Transistors to MMICs Prof. Iain Thayne Engineering £374,455 EPSRC
19th February 2017 Surface-specific Moody diagram: A New Paradigm to Predict Drag Penalty of Realistic Rough Surfaces with Applications to Maritime Transport Dr. Angela Busse Engineering £257,035 EPSRC
19th February 2017 Integrated Distributed Feedback Lasers for Cold Atom Technologies (DIFFRACT) Prof. Douglas Paul Engineering £397,615 EPSRC
12th February 2017 Complexity & Scaling in the Long-Range Collective Movement of Animals Prof. Colin Torney Mathematics & Statistics £339,239 The James S McDonnell Foundation
12th February 2017 Particle Physics Experiment (PPE)

Prof. Anthony Doyle

Physics & Astronomy £290,000 STFC
6th February 2017 Investigations in Gravitational Radiation  Prof. Sheila Rowan Physics & Astronomy £4,360,741 STFC
6th February 2017 Engineering Growth Factor Microenvironments - A New Theraputic Paradigm for Regenerative Medicine Prof. Manuel Salmeron - Sanchez Engineering £447,147 EPSRC
6th February 2017 Solar Physics Prof. Lyndsay Fletcher Physics & Astronomy £712,897 STFC
6th February 2017 Phenomenology from Lattice QCD and Collider Prof. Christine Davies Physics & Astronomy £762,585 STFC
6th February 2017 Ultimate Control in Semiconductor Lasers Prof. Richard Hogg Engineering £270,708 EPSRC
6th February 2017 MICE Ionisation-Cooling Demonstration  Prof. Paul Soler Physics & Astronomy £166,145 STFC
17th January 2017 COUPLED Prof. Simon Wheeler Engineering £140,599 European Commission
17th January 2017 Quantum-enhanced THz Sepctroscopy and Imaging Dr. Matteo Clerici Engineering £89,315 EPSRC
18th December 2016 Quantum Electronics Device Modelling (QUANTDEVMOD) Dr. Vihar Georgiev Engineering £100,803 EPSRC
18th December 2016 Levitate Prof. Stephen Brewster Computing Science £578,427 European Commision 
20th November 2016 Sonopill: Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Diagnosis and Therapy  Prof. Sandy Cochran Engineering £1,907,090 EPSRC
20th November 2016 DiRAC 2.5 - the Pathway to DiRAC Phase 3 Prof. Christine Davies Physics & Astronomy  £400,000 STFC
20th November 2016 The Transmissive Critical Zone: Understanding the Karst Hydrology-Biochemical Interface for Sustainable Management Prof. Susan Waldron Geographical & Earth Science £127,000 NERC
13th November 2016 TEAM Prof. Stephen Brewster Computing Science £378,329 European Commision 
30th October 2016 LISA Pathfinder - Post Launch Operations Extension  Dr. Henry Ward Physics & Astronomy £96,313 STFC
30th October 2016 Seeing Within Extended Volume and 3D Structures: 3D Imaging and Applications Dr. Guillem Carles Santacana Physics & Astronomy £89,975 Leverhulme Trust
23rd October 2016 Micro-electrode Array as Pressure Pixels for Wearable Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices Dr. Ravinder Dahiya Engineering £66,000 Royal Society
16th October 2016 A Molecular Complexity Approach to Indetifying Bio-Signatures, Shadow-Life, and New Life Forms Prof. Lee Cronin Chemistry £701,607 The John Templeton Foundation
16th October 2016 Observing Highly Curved Space-Time Around Black Holes with a Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detector Dr. Henry Ward Physics & Astronomy  £84,750 Royal Society
16th October 2016 Sulfonyl Triazoles: A Next-Generation Building Block for Molecular Complexity  Dr. Alistair Boyer Chemistry £321,512 Royal Society
16th October 2016 Fluid Dynamic Properties of Irregular, Multi-scale Rough Surfaces Dr. Angela Busse Engineering £100,764 EPSRC
9th October 2016 Driving Energetically Uphill Processes Using Metal-Liquid Coordination Complexes Dr. Mark Symes Chemistry £510,039 Royal Society
2nd October 2016 PRIMES: Personalised Recommendations and Internationalisation for MOOCs in European Schools Dr. N. Ntramos Computing Science £156,251 European Commision
2nd October 2016 GART-PSYSAC Dr. Christopher Philo Geography & Earth Science £104,296 European Commision
25th September 2016 Pushing Proteins Off DNA - how do helicases unwind protein-coated DNA Dr. Steven Magennis Chemistry £341,469 BBSRC
25th September 2016 FRuIT: The Federated RaspberryPi Micro-Infrastructure Testbed Dr. Jeremy Singer Computing Science £261,933  EPSRC
25th September 2016 Network Measurement as a Service (MaaS) Dr. Dimitrios Pezaros Computing Science £348,687 EPSRC
4th September 2016 MaRIoNet: Manycore Research Interaction and Opportunities Network Dr. Jeremy Singer Computing Science £91,618 EPSRC
29th August 2016 IMAGIT Prof. Miles Padgett Physics & Astronomy £130,531 European Commission
29th August 2016 Mapping the Mesoscale Structural Landscape using "Sculpted" Chiral Plasmonic Fields Prof. Malcolm Kadodwala Chemistry £1,070,990 EPSRC
29th August 2016 Exploiting Realistic Graph Structure Dr. Kitty Meeks Mathematics & Statistics £284,277 Royal Society of Edinburgh
29th August 2016 Decision Support Framework to Incorporate River Bank Stability in Pipeline Crossing Risk Dr. Richard Williams Geographical & Earth Sciences £90,435 NERC
29th August 2016 SICSA Cyber Resilience Funding 2016-17 Prof. Chris Johnson Computing Science £50,000 Scottish Funding Council
22nd August 2016 IAPETUS - Repurposing of Disused Shale Gas Wells for Subsurface Heat Dr. Robert Westaway Engineering £72,715 NERC
22nd August 2016 IAPETUS - Using Bioprotective BUffers to Improve Coastal Infrastructure Resilience Dr. Larissa Naylor Geographical & Earth Sciences £75,215 NERC
22nd August 2016 IAPETUS - Understanding the Hazards Posed by Eruptions at Shallow Marine and Coastal Volcanoes Dr. David Brown Geographical & Earth Sciences £73,915 NERC
22nd August 2016 ATLAS Upgrade R&D 2016 Prof. C Buttar Physics & Astronomy £466,713 STFC
14th August 2016 DNA-directed Construction of three-Dimensional Photosynthetic Assemblies Dr. Alasdair Clark Engineering £615,649 BBSRC
14th August 2016 Community Organising in an Era of Precarity: Forging Creative Solidarities  Dr. Heather McLean Geographical & Earth Sciences £91,361 ESRC
14th August 2016 (Iso)alloxazine Incorporating Electrodes as High-Performance Organic Energy Storage Materials Prof. Graeme Cooke Chemistry £662,292 EPSRC
7th August 2016 GRANITE Prof. Graham Woan Physics & Astronomy £139,544 European Commision
7th August 2016 High Dimensional Free-space Building-to-Building Link for Last-Mile Communications Dr. Martin Lavery Engineering £90,913 EPSRC