Research Project Grants

  • Examples of mechanical action over nanoscale dimensions may be found in a wide variety of modern material and sensors. In the realm of synthetic materials, specific mechanical effects can be produced...
    30 Apr 2012
  • A foundation monograph of Ipomoea There is worldwide concern at the loss of biodiversity and widespread popular support for efforts to conserve diversity before it disappears. However, efforts to...
    1 Feb 2012
  • Our nearest celestial neighbour still has much to tell us about the origin and evolution of the Solar System. The primary scientific importance of the Moon arises from the fact that it has an...
    1 Feb 2012
  • Mechanisms underlying vertebrate electroreceptor development Our sense of hearing, and the information used for balance, results from the movement of tiny hairs on specialised hair cells in our inner...
    1 Feb 2012
  • As our closest stellar neighbour the Sun plays a critical role in our daily lives, not only does it provide the light and energy required to sustain life on Earth, but it also affects us in much more...
    1 Feb 2012
  • All societies around the globe began at one point in their history to structure time by using a calendar. The structuring of time is, however, not the sole purpose of a calendar. The historian von...
    31 Jan 2012
  • Whilst the global significance of large basin wetland hydrology and biogeochemistry is undisputed, considerable uncertainty surrounds estimates of these processes. Until very recently, available data...
    31 Jan 2012

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