Research Project Grants

  • The marine ecosystems of the Early Jurassic have been yielding their secrets since the days of Mary Anning (1799–1847) who excavated fossils from the Dorset coast. One might think there was little...
    1 Jul 2015
  • The Nagara tradition of temple architecture has been the predominant northern Indian tradition since its formative stages in the fourth and fifth centuries CE. A subtle architectural language was...
    1 Jul 2015
  • Many of us will be familiar with the experience of inadvertently copying someone else’s accent. While such mimicry might get you mocked, as it has for David Miliband recently when he adopted Russell...
    30 Jun 2015
  • High in the hills steep gradients lead to raging torrents in the streams. Hillstream loaches are a group of fishes specialised to cope with these violent high-speed flows. These fishes have evolved...
    30 Jun 2015
  • Our Solar System has orbited the Milky Way galaxy approximately twenty times since it formed 4.6 billion years ago, and during this time it will have been exposed to a wide range of galactic...
    30 Jun 2015
  • The written word is arguably the greatest cultural invention. Orthography (the conventional writing system of a language) provides a set of tools that allows us to write words so that others who...
    30 Jun 2015
  • A collaborative, arts-based project between Welsh and Indian practitioners, Dr Lisa Lewis and Dr Aparna Sharma, will provide opportunities to investigate the shared cultural history of the people of...
    30 Jun 2015
  • Analysis of the three-dimensional structures of enzymes using X-ray crystallography is vital to our knowledge of how chemical reactions are carried out in cells. However, individual structures can...
    17 Feb 2015
  • Dr Anne Haour, a West Africanist archaeologist from the University of East Anglia, has been awarded a Research Project Grant to study the distribution of cowrie shells in West Africa, AD 1150-1900,...
    17 Feb 2015
  • Around 500 BC two art styles arose in Europe. North of the Alps, so-called Celtic art 1 develops relatively suddenly and is composed of s-forms, spirals, circles and animal ornament often in...
    17 Feb 2015

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