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2019
  • March 2019
    Sciences

    Professor Manfred Auer
    University of Edinburgh
    Understanding the biological ramifications of a ‘forbidden’ peptide nullomer
    £133,650

    Dr Iestyn Barr
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Using glaciers to identify, monitor, and predict volcanic activity
    £221,194

    Dr Roger Behrend
    Cardiff University
    The combinatorics of alternating sign matrices and plane partitions
    £208,057

    Dr Pavel Berloff
    Imperial College London
    Eddy backscatter in primitive equations: mechanism and parameterisation
    £245,014

    Dr Markus Bindemann
    University of Kent
    Face detection by humans
    £248,611

    Professor Martin Buck
    Imperial College London
    Unravelling signaling for CARF domain functioning in RNA end joining
    £342,654

    Professor Andrew Burrows
    University of Bath
    The controlled release of semiochemicals from porous materials for pest control
    £291,808

    Professor J. Stephen Clark
    University of Glasgow
    A novel and efficient polyether synthesis based on apparent and latent symmetry
    £249,244

    Dr Jonathan Codd
    University of Manchester
    Living inside a box: performance adaptations in turtles
    £186,207

    Professor Markus Damian
    University of Bristol
    Does being bilingual work wonders for your brain?
    £264,135

    Professor Andrew Ellis
    University of Leicester
    Chemical origins of atmospheric aerosols
    £129,321

    Professor Emily Farran
    University College London
    LEGO® construction, spatial thinking and mathematics achievement
    £246,703

    Dr Ruth Filik
    University of Nottingham
    Examining the causes and consequences of ‘risky’ reading in older adults
    £164,415

    Professor Kevin Fowler
    University College London
    Understanding the coevolution of mitochondrial and nuclear genomes
    £280,301

    Dr Jonathan Fraser
    University of St Andrews
    New perspectives in the dimension theory of fractals
    £324,135

    Dr Elizabeth Fullam
    University of Warwick
    Photo-active probes for dissecting the mycobacterial glyco-proteome
    £212,083

    Professor Hartmut Grote
    Cardiff University
    Search for quantisation of space-time with precision-interferometry
    £354,940

    Dr Ceri Hammond
    Cardiff University
    Do zeolite catalysts mimic nature during aqueous phase methane oxidation?
    £180,923

    Professor Julie Harris
    University of St Andrews
    Visual salience: patterns that maximally activate the visual system?
    £184,893

    Dr Thomas Hayward
    University of Sheffield
    Harnessing complexity: neuromorphic computation with magnetic domain walls
    £145,056

    Professor Alistair Hetherington
    University of Bristol
    Investigating the origin and evolution of stomata 
    £436,156

    Dr Sui Jie
    University of Bath
    The ubiquitous self: testing the enhanced binding account
    £230,517

    Dr Zerina Johanson
    Natural History Museum
    How to tuna fish: drivers of diversity in Pelagiaria (tunas, mackerels and kin) 
    £284,912

    Dr Matthew Johnson
    University of Sheffield
    Elucidating metabolic control of photosynthetic membrane structure
    £410,504

    Professor Cliff Jones
    Newcastle University
    Separation and interference: learning from the history of concurrency
    £138,263

    Dr Nick Jones
    Imperial College London
    The control of mitochondrial populations
    £270,436

    Professor Malgosia Kaczmarek
    University of Southampton
    DiG for the future: taming disorder in self-assembled materials with topology
    £399,866

    Dr Andrew Kerridge
    Lancaster University
    Tuneable molecules for the exploration of heavy element chemical space
    £82,483

    Dr Ilya Kuprov
    University of Southampton
    Inverse quantum theory using deep neural networks
    £202,868

    Dr Reinhard Maurer
    University of Warwick
    Tunnelling or electronic friction: what controls hydrogen chemistry on metals?
    £175,151

    Dr Wesley Moran
    University of Huddersfield
    Electrochemical synthesis with iodine compounds
    £173,251

    Dr John Mulley
    Bangor University
    Decoding dark DNA
    £196,897

    Dr Nikolai Pedentchouk
    University of East Anglia
    Deciphering past sea-ice dynamics using novel stable isotope proxies
    £220,222

    Professor Josephine M Pemberton
    University of Edinburgh
    Mapping inbreeding depression in the wild
    £189,141

    Dr Gareth Roberts
    Imperial College London
    Scaling regimes of landscapes and biodiversity
    £166,620

    Dr Kazuya Saito
    University College London
    Does having a good ear promote successful second language speech learning? 
    £233,813

    Professor Michael Shaver
    University of Manchester
    Polymeric frustrated Lewis pairs for carbon capture and hydrogenation
    £321,264

    Dr Helena Shepherd
    University of Kent
    Synthesis of switchable molecules through mechanochemistry
    £175,708

    Professor Alexandra Silva
    University College London
    Verification of machine learning algorithms
    £203,928

    Professor Alison Smith
    John Innes Centre
    Origins of starch granule diversity in seeds of the grass family
    £485,599

    Dr Lisa Smith
    University of Sheffield
    A plant-specific motor during cell division and seed development
    £173,950

    Dr Adam Tierney
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Individual differences in dimensional weighting in speech perception
    £118,326

    Dr Salvador Tomas
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Controlling chemical reactivity in the cavity of lipid vesicles
    £213,261

    Professor Mark Trimmer
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Temperature and nitrogen modulated nitrous oxide fixation
    £285,552

    Dr Joseph Wright
    University of East Anglia
    Metal hydrides probed using muon spectroscopy
    £177,755

    Dr Yongde Xia
    University of Exeter
    Porous oxide-based catalytic membrane reactors for carbon dioxide conversion
    £209,318
     

    Humanities

    Dr David Carey
    Bangor University
    Can cerebral asymmetries be predicted from behaviour?
    £116,998

    Mr Nick Millea
    University of Oxford
    Understanding the medieval Gough Map through physics, chemistry and history
    £112,242

    Dr Emily Selove
    University of Exeter
    A sorcerer's handbook: medieval Arabic magic in context
    £126,588

    Professor Jon Williamson
    University of Kent
    Evidential pluralism in the social sciences
    £244,183

    Social Sciences

    Dr Katy Bennett
    University of Leicester
    Mapping multiculture: disrupting representations of an ethnically diverse city
    £101,183

    Professor Jill Porter
    University of Reading
    Access and higher education: inclusive online learning for deaf students
    £218,577

    Dr Krystal Wilkinson
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    An exploration of fertility/pre-conception and work
    £85,134

  • June 2019
    Sciences

    Professor Dave Adams
    University of Glasgow
    Spatially- and temporally-controlled photothermal gels
    £180,491

    Dr Donna Arnold
    University of Kent
    Designing magnetic materials with new frustrated topographies
    £142,016

    Dr Patric Bach
    University of Plymouth
    Social perception as Bayesian hypothesis testing and revision
    £462,995

    Dr Rebecca Bell
    Imperial College London
    Why do subductions zones exhibit widely-contrasting seismic behaviour?
    £232,968

    Professor Robert Beynon
    University of Liverpool
    Grow fast or keep warm? Protein metabolism in the neonate
    £94,823

    Dr Mikhail Cherdantsev
    Cardiff University
    Stochastic homogenisation of high-contrast composites
    £216,638

    Professor Manish Chhowalla
    University of Cambridge
    Ultraclean contacts between 2D semiconductors and 3D metals
    £119,233

    Dr Mingyuan Chu
    University of Aberdeen
    Giving cognition a helping hand: how gesture facilitates spatial thinking
    £122,236

    Dr Rachel Crespo Otero
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Understanding the effect of aggregation in light-emitting organic crystals      
    £230,791

    Professor Fabio Cuzzolin
    Oxford Brookes University
    Theory of mind at the interface of neuroscience and AI
    £273,366

    Dr Simone De Liberato
    University of Southampton
    Electrical injection of hybrid phonons for low-cost mid-IR devices
    £110,974

    Dr Barry Denholm
    University of Edinburgh
    Cell and molecular architecture of a countercurrent exchange system in a beetle
    £188,713

    Professor Robert Angus William Dryfe
    University of Manchester
    Electrowetting on conductors: fundamentals and applications
    £181,225

    Dr Thomas Dyer
    University of Dundee
    Engineering harbour surfaces to limit colonisation by invasive species
    £59,157

    Dr Peter Ellis
    University of Kent
    Mechanisms of meiotic drive: how do genes break Mendel's laws?
    £282,284

    Dr Katie Jayne Field
    University of Leeds
    Friend or foe; who wins in the competition for plant resources?   
    £464,540

    Professor David Goulson
    University of Sussex
    Unravelling the ecology of mites on bumblebees
    £256,881

    Professor Ivana Gudelj
    University of Exeter
    Quantifying the relationship between parasitic growth and host plant damage
    £193,611

    Dr Jelle Hartong
    University of Edinburgh
    What is non-relativistic quantum gravity and is it holographic?
    £163,317

    Professor Jeremy Henley
    University of Bristol
    What do Kainate receptors do in the brain and how do they do it?
    £273,925

    Dr Andrew Ho
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Intertwined superfluid and density-wave orders in quantum many-body systems
    £278,707

    Professor David Hodell
    University of Cambridge
    Human–climate–environment interactions in the lowlands of northern Yucatan 
    £314,998

    Dr Yongyun Hwang
    Imperial College London
    Assessing attached eddy hypothesis using quasi-linear approximations
    £211,930

    Dr Anton Ilderton
    University of Plymouth
    Uncharted regimes of light–matter interactions
    £122,610

    Dr Karen Johnston
    University of Strathclyde
    Catching nucleation in action using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
    £262,942

    Dr Katherine Joy
    University of Manchester
    Accessing Ancient Solar Records on the Moon
    £245,959

    Dr Euan Kay
    University of St Andrews
    Hierarchical reaction networks: nanoscale amplification by molecular replication
    £281,592

    Professor Mark Leake
    University of York
    Beyond traditional biometrology: understanding how cells distribute molecules
    £249,424

    Professor Rohan Lewis
    University of Southampton
    Comparative palaeontology using nanoscale and 3D imaging
    £177,310

    Dr Steven Lind
    University of Manchester
    Sounds of the seaside: breaking wave noise prediction via numerical simulation
    £186,551

    Professor Martin Lowe
    University of Manchester
    Cell organisation: an unexpected role for membrane lipids in vesicle traffic
    £202,853

    Dr Lee Martin
    Nottingham Trent University
    Chiral and racemic 2D superconductors
    £163,913

    Professor Thomas Nowotny
    University of Sussex
    Peripheral olfactory coding: information processing outside the brain
    £293,703

    Dr Cian O'Donnell
    University of Bristol
    Generalisable neural learning from noisy synapses
    £207,224

    Dr Sheehan Olver
    Imperial College London
    Constructive approximation theory on and inside algebraic curves and surfaces
    £243,114

    Professor Mark Pagel
    University of Reading
    The fabric of macroevolution
    £183,262

    Dr Teuta Pilizota
    University of Edinburgh
    A physiological approach to understanding osmotically induced growth modulation 
    £177,818

    Dr Argyris Politis
    King's College London
    How do membranes communicate with their molecular partners?
    £292,249

    Professor Phillip Poole
    University of Oxford
    Imaging bacterial chemotaxis to roots: role of the global regulator PTSNtr
    £129,428

    Dr Matthew Powner
    University College London
    3'-amino-TNA: predisposed synthesis and non-enzymatic replication
    £288,566

    Professor Vivek Ranade
    Queen's University Belfast
    Oxidative desulphurisation without using any catalyst and external oxidant
    £199,097

    Dr Neil Rees
    University of Birmingham
    Recycling critical metals: making catalysts directly from waste
    £261,994

    Dr Matteo Salvalaglio
    University College London
    Modelling the structure and assembly of protein low complexity domains
    £201,387

    Dr Philipp Seib
    University of Strathclyde
    Engineered substrates for the isolation and expansion of mesenchymal stem cells 
    £271,652

    Dr Martin Smith
    Durham University
    A fizzle or a bang: how fast was the Cambrian ‘explosion’?
    £499,986

    Dr Pavel Tumarkin
    Durham University
    Reflections and mutations
    £197,605

    Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
    Newcastle University
    Control of air–water gas exchange rates in lakes by natural surfactants
    £173,221

    Dr Gerben van Ooijen
    University of Edinburgh
    Dynamic regulation of magnesium and cellular circadian timekeeping
    £219,045

    Professor Michael Ward
    University of Warwick
    Glycosylated coordination complexes for luminescent imaging of lectins
    £180,472

    Dr Nicholas Warren
    University of Leeds
    Reconfigurable polymers via supramolecular self-sorting
    £270,114

    Dr Jonathan Wilden
    University College London
    Electrochemical, bio-inspired activation of molecular oxygen for C–H activation 
    £124,981

    Dr Elizabeth Wonnacott
    University College London
    Language learning as expectation: a discriminative perspective
    £320,358

    Professor Yi Xu
    University College London
    High quality simulation of early vocal learning
    £361,598

    Professor Andrei Yafaev
    University College London
    Diophantine problems related to Shimura varieties
    £312,448

    Dr Martinus Antonius Zwijnenburg
    University College London
    Exploring metal-free pathways for hydrogen evolution by polymer photocatalysts
    £114,893
     

    Humanities

    Professor Jocelyn Alexander
    University of Oxford
    Global soldiers in the cold war: making southern Africa’s liberation armies
    £393,789

    Dr Matthew Haigh
    Northumbria University
    Does “Scientists believe…” imply “All Scientists believe…”?
    £67,642

    Dr Rosalind Love
    University of Cambridge
    Latin Arthurian literature and the rise of fiction
    £194,821

    Professor Clare McManus
    Roehampton University
    Engendering the stage: the records of early modern performance
    £314,137

    Dr Karen Milek
    Durham University
    Cohabiting with Vikings: social space in multi-species communities
    £311,848

    Professor Janet Montgomery
    Durham University
    Mobility, sex, and the Neolithic transition in Europe
    £272,475

    Dr Richard Staley
    University of Cambridge
    Making climate history
    £499,958

    Social Sciences

    Professor Marco Mariotti
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Economic choices and cognitive diversity: a window to the human soul
    £352,071

    Dr Ben Worthy
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Who’s watching parliament? Monitory democracy at Westminster
    £51,659

2018
  • Sciences

    Professor Dave Adams
    University of Glasgow
    Gel-based photoelectrodes for clean fuels
    £174,952

    Professor Simon Aldridge
    University of Oxford
    Turning aluminium chemistry on its head: aluminyl nucleophiles 
    £277,661

    Dr Alessio Alexiadis
    University of Birmingham
    Martian geopolymers: from building materials to water-recycling membranes
    £76,450

    Dr Andrew Armour
    University of Nottingham
    Circuit quantum electrodynamics through the looking glass
    £155,870

    Professor Emilio Artacho
    University of Cambridge
    The non-equilibrium electronic steady state for nuclei shooting through solids
    £185,069

    Dr Maria Arantzazu Barrios Lafuente
    University College London
    The influence of sex on learned odour preferences
    £191,813

    Dr Cedric Beaume
    University of Leeds
    Melt fracture: a finite amplitude instability
    £149,625

    Dr James Bendle
    University of Birmingham
    Unlocking the toolbox of soil bacterial biomarkers
    £283,946

    Dr Martin Birkett
    Northumbria University
    Super hard biocompatible coatings of beta Ti3Au
    £224,630

    Dr Anthony Bishopp
    University of Nottingham
    To root or not to root: an investigation into structural reduction in duckweeds
    £172,041

    Dr Bela Bode
    University of St Andrews
    Understanding sensitivity gains in pulse EPR on multimeric membrane proteins
    £131,468

    Professor Christopher Bowen
    University of Bath
    Pyroelectric water splitting and water treatment using ferroelectric materials
    £124,367

    Professor Ross Boyle
    University of Hull
    Photo-activated surface coatings to combat bacterial contamination
    £249,057

    Professor Lee Brammer
    University of Glasgow
    Stellated molecular clusters: porous materials by designed packing inefficiency
    £174,952

    Professor Fernando Bresme
    Imperial College London
    Active nano-heaters: new approaches to rectify hyperthermia
    £219,111

    Dr Heidi Burdett
    Heriot-Watt University
    Elucidating the light harvesting strategy of the deepest living marine algae
    £244,049

    Professor Glenn Burley
    University of Strathclyde
    Macromolecular construction of DNA networks directed by the fluorous effect
    £334,937

    Professor Tracey Chapman
    University of East Anglia
    MicroRNAs as agents of sexual conflict and cooperation
    £198,124

    Dr Ewan Clark
    University of Kent
    Phosphenium cations: phospha-Friedel-Crafts intermediates for modern synthesis
    £85,346

    Professor Simon J Clarke
    University of Oxford
    Chemical tuning of topological materials
    £86,140

    Dr Marco Conte
    University of Sheffield
    Valorisation of recycled glass: from waste to a catalytic resource
    £181,438

    Dr Kokou Dadzie
    Heriot-Watt University
    New continuum paradigm for fluid flows in micro- and nano-scale structures 
    £255,418

    Dr Johnathan Dalzell
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Understanding the molecular basis of aggression in nematodes
    £195,819

    Professor Anuj Dawar
    University of Cambridge
    Logical fractals
    £198,918

    Dr Urška Demšar
    University of St Andrews
    Uncovering the mechanisms of migratory bird navigation with big data analytics
    £247,672

    Dr Antony Dodd
    University of Bristol
    The adaptive significance of circadian gating
    £210,195

    Professor Maurice Elphick
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Stomach turning: neural mechanisms of extra-oral feeding
    £213,916

    Professor Neil Wyn Evans
    University of Cambridge
    Dark matter astrophysics with the Gaia satellite
    £150,285

    Professor Susan Evans
    University College London
    The early history and evolution of salamanders
    £334,236

    Dr Tijmen Euser
    University of Cambridge
    Optofluidic microreactors for advanced photocatalysis
    £249,555

    Professor Michael Farber
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Probabilistic and deterministic topology
    £257,621

    Dr João Faria Martins
    University of Leeds
    Emergent physics from lattice models of higher gauge theory
    £110,665

    Dr Marc Fivaz
    University of Greenwich
    Bioelectric signalling in stem cell models of human cortical development
    £242,024

    Dr William Fletcher
    University of Manchester
    Holocene glacier dynamics and environmental change in the High Atlas, Morocco
    £293,357

    Professor Tom Freeman
    Cardiff University
    Active audiovisual perception: listening and looking while moving
    £239,204

    Dr Matthew Fuchter
    Imperial College London
    Absolute symmetric synthesis using spin polarised electronchemistry
    £371,863

    Dr Matteo Fumagalli
    Imperial College London
    A deep learning approach to quantify natural selection in Latin Americans
    £179,899

    Professor Beverley Glover
    University of Cambridge
    TTG1, a multifunctional plant protein, has a novel role in circadian regulation
    £186,662

    Professor David Glover
    University of Cambridge
    The necessity of centrosomes and mechanism for centriole loss during invertebrate oogenesis 
    £214,676

    Professor David Grainger
    University of Birmingham
    Prokaryotic transcription: a new direction?
    £170,739

    Dr John Griffin
    Lancaster University
    Development of solid-state solar thermal fuels
    £149,748

    Professor Gregory Gutin
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Analysing security-aware workflows 
    £209,740

    Dr Lydia Hallis
    University of Glasgow
    Martian fluid compositions: the habitability of two ancient environments
    £76,243

    Dr Mick Hanley
    University of Plymouth
    Geographical patterns in seedling defence and herbivore interactions
    £171,046

    Professor Kevin Graham Hardwick
    University of Edinburgh
    Quantitating and manipulating aneuploidy in Cryptococcus neoformans
    £172,113

    Dr Jill Harrison
    University of Bristol
    The innovation of branching in plants
    £192,806

    Professor Miles R C Hewstone
    University of Oxford
    Antagonistic secondary transfer effects of intergroup contact
    £149,826

    Professor Atsushi Higuchi
    University of York
    Euclidean and in-in formalisms in static spacetimes with Killing horizons
    £133,096

    Dr Richard Hill
    University of Nottingham
    Inflation and collapse of drops and bubbles levitated by a superconducting coil
    £218,699

    Dr Paul Hodgkinson
    Durham University
    Making sense of disorder in molecular solids
    £280,620

    Professor Michael Holdsworth
    University of Nottingham
    Discovering the molecular mechanism of plant adaptation to altitude
    £172,132

    Professor Neil Hunt
    University of York
    Sharpening the ‘[NiFe]’: revealing the secrets of biological H2 conversion
    £207,750

    Professor Gáspár Jékely
    University of Exeter
    Reconstruction of the pre-bilaterian ancestry of neuropeptide signalling
    £441,196

    Dr Kim Jelfs
    Imperial College London
    Computational prediction of large organic polyhedra
    £110,524

    Professor Joseph Keddie
    University of Surrey
    BioCoatings: painting bacteria on surfaces for sustainable processes
    £229,774

    Dr Stefan Kepinski
    University of Leeds
    Towards the formulation of a general theory of root gravitropism
    £320,387

    Professor Rebecca Kilner
    University of Cambridge
    Stimulation of female fecundity by males: causes and evolutionary consequences
    £281,958 

    Professor Peter Knowles
    Cardiff University
    Reaction orbitals: a new paradigm for chemical reaction mechanisms
    £100,858

    Dr Igor Krasovsky
    Imperial College London
    Gaps in the spectrum of random and quasiperiodic matrices
    £251,761

    Dr Jessica Kwok
    University of Leeds 
    Biopolymer physics defines perineuronal net morphology and synapse formation
    £298,273

    Dr Eli Lazarus
    University of Southampton
    Unnatural dynamics of flood deposits in built environments
    £281,028

    Professor Martin Lee
    University of Glasgow
    Were hypervelocity impact structures cradles of life?
    £187,509

    Professor Graham J Leggett
    University of Sheffield
    Synthetic biological control of quantum optics
    £354,796

    Professor Tim Lenton
    University of Exeter
    Quantifying the changing resilience of the climate system and ecosystems
    £276,340

    Professor Igor Lesanovsky
    University of Nottingham
    Open quantum cellular automata
    £193,920

    Professor Philip Lightfoot
    University of St Andrews
    A new family of layered perovskite materials with diverse functionality
    £118,374

    Dr Derek MacMillan
    University College London
    A combined activation/tethering strategy to lariat peptides
    £185,286

    Dr Patrick Mahoney
    University of Kent
    Biorhythm of childhood growth 
    £294,391

    Professor John Maltby
    University of Leicester
    Resilience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning
    £147,717

    Professor Sanjay Manohar
    University of Oxford
    Predicting neural activity during working memory and attention
    £102,941

    Professor Anna Marmodoro
    Durham University
    Part-whole relations within the fundamental potentialities in nature
    £297,361

    Professor Alfonso Martinez Arias
    University of Cambridge
    An in vitro study of mechanochemical signalling during mammalian gastrulation
    £293,278

    Dr Armando Martino
    University of Southampton
    The Lipschitz metric and the conjugacy problem for automorphisms of free groups
    £190,455

    Professor Stephen Matthews
    Imperial College London
    Inspiration for a new phosphatidic acid imaging probe from Apicomplexans
    £199,438

    Professor Sven Mattys
    University of York
    Cognitive listening: speech perception in noise within a cognitive framework
    £267,823

    Professor Angelos Michaelides
    University College London
    New paradigms in catalyst design: efficient CH4 conversion by single atom alloys
    £183,167

    Dr Emad Moeendarbary
    University College London
    The mechanobiology of ageing neurons, memory formation and cognitive resilience
    £280,982

    Dr Nicola Morley
    University of Sheffield
    High entropy alloy thin films: the next big thing in soft magnetic materials?
    £207,952

    Professor Otto Muskens
    University of Southampton
    Extraordinary nonlinearities of light in complex systems
    £319,291

    Professor Anatoly Neishtadt
    Loughborough University
    Adiabatic invariance in two-frequency dynamical systems with separatrix crossing
    £141,243

    Professor Adam Nelson
    University of Leeds
    Phenotype-directed emergence of unnatural products
    £319,815

    Dr David Nelson
    University of Strathclyde
    Defining, quantifying, and understanding selectivity paradigms in iridium-catalysed C–H activation reaction
    £177,327

    Dr Darren Obbard
    University of Edinburgh
    A laboratory model for antiviral immunity in molluscs
    £201,732

    Dr Emanuele Paci
    University of Leeds
    Rational design of dynamic molecules for enhanced multivalent binding
    £248,699

    Professor Mauro Paternostro
    Queen's University Belfast
    Ultracold quantum thermo-machine
    £346,426

    Dr Alessandro Patti
    University of Manchester
    Macromolecular diffusion in crowded colloidal suspensions
    £231,771

    Dr Robert Phipps
    University of Cambridge
    Catalytic enantioselective radical chemistry
    £114,468

    Professor Martin Pickering
    University of Edinburgh
    Prediction during comprehension: do people predict from their own perspective? 
    £131,322

    Professor Oleg Pikhurko
    University of Warwick
    Measurable combinatorics
    £279,935

    Dr Marco Polin
    University of Warwick
    Unravelling phototaxis-photosynthesis connections in a model microalga
    £294,096

    Dr Steve Portugal
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Spots, stars or stripes? The evolution of eggshell surface topography
    £113,799

    Dr Filippo Prischi
    University of Essex
    Flipping the switch; regulating protein synthesis in response to stress
    £238,348

    Dr Christopher Richards
    University of East Anglia
    Stereochemical evolution for catalyst discovery
    £117,456

    Dr Stylianos Rigopoulos
    Imperial College London
    Towards a theory for population balance in turbulent flow
    £154,166

    Dr Maxie Magdalena Roessler
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Film-electrochemical EPR: a new method to investigate redox-based catalysis
    £274,302

    Dr James Rosindell
    Imperial College London
    Predicting global biodiversity with mechanistic simulation models
    £261,180

    Dr Katherine Roucoux
    University of St Andrews
    Valuing intact tropical peatlands: an interdisciplinary challenge
    £398,932

    Professor Alexander Ruban
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The role of the minor light harvesting antenna in photoprotection
    £212,606

    Dr Ben Russell
    University of Edinburgh
    Earthen empire: earth and turf building in the Roman North-West
    £492,048

    Dr Christian Saemann
    Heriot-Watt University
    The mathematics of M5-branes
    £223,795

    Dr Abhishek Saha
    Queen Mary, University of London
    New investigations in automorphic forms: analytic and arithmetic interfaces
    £293,685

    Dr Paul Saines
    University of Kent
    Low dimensional order in magnetic metal-organic frameworks and their analogues
    £219,792

    Dr Karuna Sampath
    University of Warwick
    Understanding the basis of sex bias
    £282,992

    Professor Guido Sanguinetti
    University of Edinburgh
    Stochastic reactions in crowded cells: theories, inference and implications
    £167,924

    Professor Erin Saupe
    University of Oxford
    Constraining the frequency and tempo of niche evolution on long time scale
    £160,781

    Dr Andreas Schmitt
    University of Southampton
    Dense nuclear and quark matter in neutron stars from holography
    £92,587

    Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
    University of Cambridge
    Unveiling the invisible: mathematics for conservation in arts and humanities
    £297,184

    Professor Mark Sephton
    Imperial College London
    What lies beneath? Using plume chemistry to reveal nature of solar system bodies
    £198,457

    Dr Alexey Sergeev
    University of Liverpool
    Arene functionalisations through metal-mediated scission of aromatic rings
    £121,770

    Professor Neal Skipper
    University College London
    Uncovering hidden phases of metal-amine solutions: glasses to superconductors
    £191,579

    Dr Valeriy Slastikov
    University of Bristol
    Nonlocality and topological structures in magnetic materials
    £224,806

    Professor Chris Soulsby
    University of Aberdeen
    Isotopes in ecohydrological models to manage land use change impacts (ISO-LAND)
    £336,540

    Professor Peter Swain
    University of Edinburgh
    Quantifying and modelling cellular decision making at the single-cell level
    £200,264

    Professor Nicholas Talbot
    The Sainsbury Laboratory
    Determining the molecular basis of the lichen symbiosis
    £270,556

    Professor Maximilian Telford
    University College London
    Deep homology of spiral cleavage in lophotrochozoan embryology
    £189,684

    Dr Colin Torney
    University of Glasgow
    Multiscale inference for understanding collective animal movement
    £242,278

    Dr Amaury Triaud
    University of Birmingham
    Empirical evidence and theoretical investigations on circumbinary planets
    £378,244

    Professor Sergei Turitsyn
    Aston University
    Riemann-Hilbert problem and geometrical approach in optical communications
    £419,311

    Dr Pedro Vale
    University of Edinburgh
    Mitochondrial genetic effects on innate immunity in Drosophila
    £276,776

    Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin
    University of Stirling
    Buzz pollination: integrating bee behaviour and floral evolution
    £368,635
    Professor Jasper van Thor
    Imperial College London
    Molecular movies: accessing electronic dynamics of photosynthesis
    £316,223

    Professor Richard Walker
    University of Oxford
    Neotectonics, earthquakes, palaeoseismology and tsunami in the Eastern Mediterranean
    £214,933

    Professor Richard Walker
    University of Oxford
    The earthquake ruptures of Iran and Central Asia
    £359,347

    Dr Sam Wass
    University of East London
    New insights into how the infant brain subserves dynamic social interactions
    £327,093

    Dr Allan Watson
    University of St Andrews
    Must reductive elimination be the product-determining event?
    £144,421

    Dr Edze Westra
    University of Exeter
    Sexual selection: studying the evolution of female choosiness in bacteria
    £273,749

    Professor Philip Woodman
    University of Manchester
    Environmental control of membrane expansion: from yeast to nervous systems
    £207,635

    Professor Simon Woodward
    University of Nottingham
    Viable cycloacenes via a designed approach
    £138,264

    Professor Klaas Wynne
    University of Glasgow
    Delocalised phonon-like modes in organic and bio-molecules
    £341,450

    Professor Martin Richard Yeomans
    University of Sussex
    Why some foods smell sweet: the neural basis of odour-taste associations
    £371,770

    Dr Yulia Yuzenkova
    Newcastle University
    Non-canonical capping of RNA in bacteria and mitochondria
    £277,059

    Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
    University of Cambridge
    The timing mechanism of the early mammalian embryo
    £182,177

  • Humanities

    Dr Patti Adank
    University College London
    Mechanisms governing imitation of speech
    £177,789

    Dr Theodora Alexopoulou
    University of Cambridge
    Linguistic typology and learnability in second language
    £134,664

    Dr Richard Breheny
    University College London
    Alternatives in the foundations of a theory of implicit meaning
    £185,016

    Professor Jagjit Chadha
    National Institute of Economic and Social Research
    Sticky prices and interwar economic fluctuations
    £104,409

    Ms Isobel Clouter
    British Library
    True Echoes: reconnecting cultures with recordings from the beginning of sound
    £448,900

    Dr Chantal Conneller
    Newcastle University
    Unmasking Masks: rethinking concepts of personhood in Europe 40,000–4,000 BCE
    £108,685

    Dr Jacob Copeman
    University of Edinburgh
    Gurus, anti-gurus, and media in north India 
    £259,256

    Dr Ian Cunnings
    University of Reading
    Similarity-based interference in native and non-native sentence comprehension
    £201,984

    Dr Aidan Feeney
    Queen’s University Belfast
    The nature and function of relief
    £221,978

    Professor Ralph Fyfe
    University of Plymouth
    Long term biodiversity and human land-use change
    £263,127

    Dr Hajnalka Herold
    University of Exeter
    Glass networks: tracing early medieval long-distance trade, c. 800–1000 CE
    £85,056

    Professor Julia Hillner
    University of Sheffield
    Women, conflict and peace: gendered networks in early medieval narratives
    £166,025

    Dr Emma Hunter
    University of Edinburgh
    Another world? East Africa and the Global 1960s
    £371,177

    Dr Helen Jacobsen
    The Wallace Collection
    Royal French furniture: Jean-Henri Riesener and his legacy 
    £75,992

    Professor Colin Kidd
    University of St Andrews
    After the Enlightenment: Scottish intellectual life, 1790–1843
    £470,556

    Professor Clark Lawlor
    Northumbria University
    Writing doctors: representation and medical personality, c. 1660–¬¬¬1832 ¬
    £295,430

    Dr John Lowe
    University of Oxford
    Uncovering Sanskrit syntax
    £338,094

    Professor Jessica Malay
    University of Huddersfield
    Autobiographical acts in seventeenth-century England, Scotland, Wales and New England
    £335,595

    Professor Chloë Marshall
    University College London
    Breaking into sign language: the role of input and individual differences
    £383,007

    Professor Andrew Mason
    University of Warwick
    Appearance, discrimination and disadvantage
    £200,002

    Professor Sonia Massai
    King's College London
    Wartime Shakespeare: the fashioning of public opinion through performance
    £180,437

    Dr Jérôme Micheletta
    University of Portsmouth
    Rethinking complexity in facial communication systems
    £304,714

    Professor Andrew Nevins
    University College London
    Agreement mismatches in experimental syntax: from Slavic to Bantu
    £328,018

    Dr Michael Niblett
    University of Warwick
    World literature and commodity frontiers: the ecology of the ‘long’ twentieth century
    £278,994

    Professor Stephen Parker
    Cardiff University
    Double agent: Heinrich Simon’s constitutional mission in neoabsolutist Prussia
    £354,525

    Professor Ad Putter
    University of Bristol
    The literary heritage of Anglo-Dutch relations, c. 1050–1550
    £363,449

    Professor David Saad
    Aston University
    The futility of being selfish
    £190,876

    Dr Alexandra Sapoznik
    King’s College London
    Bees in the medieval world: economic, environmental and cultural perspectives
    £387,679

    Dr James Smith
    Durham University
    The Political Warfare Executive, covert propaganda and British culture
    £328,378

    Professor Robbie Sutton
    University of Kent
    Moral memory bias about the sentience of animals
    £192,118

    Dr Stephanie Wynne-Jones
    University of York
    Urban ecology and transitions in the Zanzibar Archipelago
    £318,344

  • Social Sciences

    Dr Paolo Campana
    University of Cambridge
    Organised crime and illegal governance in local communities in Britain
    £119,604

    Dr Glenys Caswell
    University of Nottingham
    Exploring the social management of lone deaths
    £108,609

    Professor Sarah Louise Holloway
    Loughborough University
    Tutored childhoods: parenting cultures, youth transitions and social mobility
    £194,312

    Dr Andrew Robert Holmes
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Fundamentalism as an Ulster phenomenon? Popular Protestantism, 1859–1939
    £95,082

    Dr Kelly Kollman
    University of Glasgow
    Responsible lobbyists? Corporate social responsibility and public policy
    £108,609

    Dr Rebecca Larkin
    Nottingham Trent University
    Orthographic awareness and spelling strategies in children with SLI
    £118,155

    Dr Covadonga Meseguer
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Agents of change? Emigrants and the state in contemporary Mexico
    £187,788 

    Dr Lauge Poulsen
    University College London
    Left behind: protecting British capital abroad, 1945–1989
    £154,725

    Professor John Turner
    Queen’s University Belfast
    The rise of corporate titans: CEOs in the UK, 1900–2016
    £93,797

    Professor Vron Ware
    Kingston University
    The military in our midst: war preparation and community on Salisbury Plain
    £186,260

2017
  • Sciences

    Dr Christophe Aissa
    University of Liverpool 
    Cubene: synthesis beyond strain
    £53,719

    Dr Nick Aldred
    Newcastle University
    Going back to basics: reverse engineering the adhesive of the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida
    £309,990

    Professor Harry Anderson
    University of Oxford
    Synthesis of new allotropes of carbon: cyclocarbon catenanes
    £269,701

    Professor Richard Baines
    University of Manchester 
    Is cryptochrome a magnetoreceptor? 
    £178,248

    Professor Declan Bates
    University of Warwick
    Towards a comprehensive theory of feedback control for chemical reaction networks
    £144,099

    Dr Karl Bates
    University of Liverpool
    Bones in motion: a new integrated experimental-computational approach to understanding the evolution of human locomotion
    £249,045

    Dr Claudia Blindauer
    University of Warwick
    A quantitative framework linking extracellular zinc speciation and cell uptake
    £342,867

    Dr Will Branford
    Imperial College London
    Sculpting and training the artificial spin ice network
    £216, 470

    Dr Kate Britton
    University of Aberdeen
    Integrative approaches to Late Pleistocene herbivore ecology, ranging and diet 
    £260,519

    Dr Stephen Brusatte
    University of Edinburgh 
    Dissecting an evolutionary transition: how ancient crocs went from land to water
    £234,982

    Dr Michael Bryant
    University of Leeds 
    Bio-inspired functional poro-elastic materials
    £280,028

    Dr Julio Cesar Bueno de Andrade
    University of Exeter
    Moments of L-functions in function fields and random matrix theory
    £282,167

    Professor Nigel Burroughs
    University of Warwick
    Mechano-sensing of a molecular machine
    £360,478

    Dr Martin Cann
    Durham University
    How cyanobacteria detect carbon dioxide: molecular events in the global carbon cycle
    £168,508

    Dr Bin Cheng
    University of Surrey
    Mathematical analysis of ‘near resonance’ in the physical world of finiteness
    £280,880

    Dr Vijay Chudasama
    University College London
    Understanding how the microenvironment of a protein can dictate the course of bioconjugation
    £154,274

    Dr Lyubov Chumakova
    University of Edinburgh 
    Dynamic self-organization of stochastic intracellular transport
    £234,122

    Dr Edmund Cussen
    University of Strathclyde 
    Dynamic correlations in new frustrated magnetic materials and new magnetic states of matter
    £258,473

    Professor Gideon Davies
    University of York
    Discovery, dissection and exploitation of sulfoquinavose metabolism
    £245, 571

    Professor Ilan Davis
    University of Oxford
    Elucidating the functions of mRNA stability regulation in synaptic plasticity
    £244,770

    Dr Caroline Dessent
    University of York 
    Illuminating sunscreens: new approaches to a molecular understanding of photoprotection
    £185,339

    Professor Kishan Dholakia
    Univerity of St Andrews
    Making the most of interference: new metrology applications of laser speckle
    £178,395

    Professor Darren Dixon
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
    A new light on chiral amine synthesis
    £176,408

    Professor John Doonan
    Aberystwyth University
    The cellular basis of ecosystem engineering by sphagnum peatmoss
    £257,956

    Dr Agapi Emmanouilidou
    University College London
    Exotic forms of matter in molecules driven by free-electron lasers
    £180,939

    Professor Boris Gaensicke
    University of Warwick
    Evolved planetary systems: a unique window into the composition of other worlds
    £159,772

    Dr Malte Christian Gather
    University of St Andrews
    Lighting up the brain: organic LEDs as light sources for optogenetics
    £328,203

    Dr Julien Gautrot
    Queen Mary, University of London  
    2D composites with controlled nano-mechanics for the culture of stem cells on liquid carriers
    £245,677

    Dr Katsuichiro Goda
    University of Bristol 
    Global earthquake resilience for natural-engineering-social interacting systems
    £191,403

    Dr Richard Grainger
    University of Birmingham 
    Controlled release of reactive di- and triatomic molecules
    £235,447

    Dr Duncan Greig
    University College London
    Identification and analysis of speciation genes in yeast
    £251,767

    Dr Randa Herzallah
    Aston University
    Control of behavioural dynamics
    £180,078

    Dr Constanze Hesse
    University of Aberdeen 
    Handle with care: material properties in vision and action control
    £200,344

    Dr Robert Hindges
    King’s College London 
    Defining the molecular diversity of specific synaptic interactions
    £207,172

    Professor Mark Hodson
    University of York
    Seeing earthworms in the dark
    £107,574

    Professor Michael Holdsworth
    University of Nottingham
    Why did a unique oxygen-sensing mechanism evolve in land plants?
    £161,911

    Professor Peter W H Holland
    University of Oxford
    Extreme molecular evolution in an extreme environment: homeobox genes gone awry
    £179,630

    Professor Stefan Howorka
    University College London
    New chemical tools to probe lipid bilayer thickness in live cells
    £149,186

    Dr Abusaleh Jabir
    Oxford Brookes University
    Monitor: a self-reparable memristive gas sensor array
    £234,992

    Dr Robert Jack
    University of Bath
    A self-consistent coarse-graining method for soft-matter systems
    £272,762

    Professor Jaroslaw Kedra
    University of Aberdeen
    The geometry of conjugation invariant norms on groups
    £233,793

    Professor Keith Jones
    University of Southampton
    Understanding meiotic drive: how Mendel’s law is cheated in oocytes
    £171,337

    Professor Jane Kaye
    University of Oxford
    Biomodifying technologies: governing converging research in the life sciences
    £340,240

    Dr Charlotte Kestner
    University of Central Lancashire 
    Measurability and generalised measurablity through fields and Fraisse amalgams
    £144,570

    Professor Syma Khalid
    University of Southampton
    Combining quantum and classical methods to study bacterial membrane enzymes 
    £126,931

    Dr Istvan Kiss
    University of Sussex
    Bayesian inference and approximations of high-dimensional network models
    £301,665

    Professor Stefan Krause
    University of Birmingham
    Plastic rivers: fate and transport of microplastics in rivers
    £284,974

    Professor Mark Leake
    University of York
    Probing the shape of DNA by twisting, pulling and ‘seeing’ single molecules
    £245,669

    Dr Steven Lind
    University of Manchester
    Predicting leaping liquids: increasing our understanding of the Kaye effect
    £95,440

    Dr Jan Lindstrom
    University of Glasgow
    Evolutionary ecology and dynamics of pharyngeal microbial communities in humans
    £131,509

    Dr Crispin Little
    University of Leeds
    Macroevolution in Boreal Ocean Jurassic-Cretaceous methane seep communities
    £191,157

    Dr Louis Y P Luk
    Cardiff University 
    Designing multifunctional organocatalytic artificial enzymes
    £179,600

    Dr Emma McCabe
    University of Kent
    Ferroelectricity: new mechanisms and materials by combined experiment and theory
    £96,975

    Professor Peter McClintock
    University of Lancaster 
    Conduction and selectivity between monovalent ions within the potassium channel
    £275,830

    Dr Alistair McCormick
    University of Edinburgh
    Surpassing evolution to enhance photosynthesis using algal CO2 superchargers
    £349,148

    Dr James McCutcheon
    University of Leicester
    Neural and peripheral generation of a specific appetite for protein
    £194,257

    Dr William McGeown
    University of Strathclyde
    An investigation of the neural bases of hypnosis and suggestibility
    £144,243

    Dr Abbie C Mclaughlin
    University of Aberdeen
    Investigation of novel hexagonal perovskite oxide ion conductors
    £149,398

    Professor Fiona Meldrum 
    University of Leeds 
    An imaging approach to understanding confinement effects on crystallisation 
    £259,876

    Dr Katherine Messenger
    University of Warwick
    Syntactic priming as implicit learning: comparing second and first language speakers
    £241,910

    Professor Thomas Mock
    University of East Anglia
    Molecular underpinnings of adaptive evolution in diatoms of polar oceans
    £236,623

    Dr Lisa Mol
    University of the West of England
    Ballistic damage of stone heritage structures in conflict areas
    £199,745

    Professor Pat Monaghan
    University of Glasgow
    Mechanisms underlying the growth-lifespan trade-off
    £258,973

    Dr Antonio Moro
    Northumbria University 
    Dressing methods and complexity reduction for integrable networks models
    £248,176

    Dr Daniel Mulvihill
    University of Glasgow
    Fundamental mechanical behaviour of nano and micro structured interfaces 
    £281479

    Professor David Murphy
    University of Bristol
    How does the one-humped Arabian camel survive in the desert without drinking?
    £318,415

    Dr Marko Nardini
    Durham University
    Learning to perceive and act under uncertainty
    £258,151

    Professor Geoffrey Nash
    University of Exeter 
    Biomemetic swimming using surface acoustic waves
    £227,368

    Dr Dianne Newbury
    Oxford Brookes University
    Speaking backwards – sdrawkcab gnikaepS
    £232,412

    Dr Ioannis Nezis
    University of Warwick
    What is the function of a cytoplasm-eating related protein in the nucleus?
    £206,436

    Professor Christoph Ortner
    University of Warwick 
    The nature of interatomic forces in metallic systems
    £385,475

    Dr Catherine O’Sullivan
    Imperial College London
    Fundamental analysis of the influence of structure on clay behaviour
    £84,542

    Dr Alessandro Pandini 
    Brunel University 
    An integrated computational-experimental method to redesign protein dynamics 
    £230,247

    Dr Catherine Parr
    University of Liverpool 
    Community assembly in old-growth tropical forest
    £237,850

    Professor Robert Pawlak
    University of Exeter
    Optogenetic reprogramming of the anxiety circuit
    £273,355

    Dr Richard Payne
    University of York
    Peatlands and climate change: linking the past with the future
    £133,239

    Professor Tony Payne
    University of Bristol
    Glacial melt and water security in Central Asia 
    £169,648

    Professor Chris Perry
    University of Exeter
    Predicting the significance of fish carbonates to the marine carbonate cycle
    £156,413

    Professor Kim Plunkett
    University of Oxford
    Language mediated attention in infancy
    £42,099

    Dr Barry Porter 
    Lancaster University 
    The emergent self-aware data dentre: autonomous software landscaping at scale 
    £252,890

    Professor Alban Potherat
    Coventry University
    The non-linear states of convection in the Earth core
    £297,852

    Professor Stephen D Price
    University College London
    Studies of radical-surface chemistry of relevance to the interstellar medium
    £177,961

    Professor Christopher Reynolds
    University of Essex 
    Using novel computational modelling approaches to address biased agonism at the adenosine A1 receptor
    £274,306

    Dr David Rippin
    University of York
    Archival polar photography – unearthing the forgotten record of glacier change
    £316,607

    Dr Carol Robinson
    University of East Anglia
    Marine bacterioplankton respiration: a critical unknown in global carbon budgets
    £223,320

    Dr Tamara Rogers
    Newcastle University
    Modeling inhomogeneous magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in hot Jupiter atmospheres
    £220,233

    Dr Misha Rudnev
    University of Bristol
    Geometry, combinatorics and algebra of sum-products
    £176,247

    Professor Alfred William Rutherford 
    Imperial College London 
    Reconstructing the origin and evolution of oxygenic photosynthesis 
    £289,600

    Professor Michael Ruzhansky
    Imperial College London 
    Analysis on frame decompositions
    £250,438

    Dr Christopher Serpell
    University of Kent 
    Hierarchical and emergent assembly through the marriage of DNA and peptides
    £147,102

    Dr Tom Sheppard
    University College London 
    An iterative approach to the synthesis of polyols 
    £117,764

    Professor Peter Slater
    University of Birmingham
    Exploring carbonate incorporation in “oxide” materials: the hidden dopant 
    £84,760

    Professor Alison Smith
    University of Cambridge
    Snow algae – are they the most abundant photosynthetic organisms in terrestrial Antarctica?
    £303,714

    Dr Paul Smith
    University of Nottingham 
    Mobilization of lipophillic compounds from white fat: a role for voltage-gated Ca2+ influx?
    £164,089

    Dr Michail Stamatakis
    University College London
    From molecules to chemical reactors by boosting kinetic Monte-Carlo
    £274,554

    Professor Alexander Strohmaier
    University of Leeds
    Mathematical analysis of Casimir interactions
    £174,962

    Dr Patrick Sturt 
    University of Edinburgh 
    Integration of information in reading 
    £125,468 

    Dr Junwang Tang
    University College London 
    Feasibility of continuous solar driven renewable fuel synthesis by a flow cell assembly
    £292,257

    Dr Colin Tosh
    Newcastle University
    Predator-prey and prey-prey interactions driven by predator visual attention
    £226,555

    Professor Mark Van Rossum
    University of Edinburgh
    Energy limited neural plasticity: learning with minimal changes
    £179,632

    Dr Chris Venditti
    University of Reading
    The dynamics of extinction through time 
    £184,456

    Dr Ross Waller 
    University of Cambridge 
    Reinventing the nucleus: dinoflagellates provide a model for histone-independent mechanisms of nuclear genome maintenance and function 
    £237,188

    Dr Craig Walling
    University of Edinburgh
    Testing the evolutionary basis of the longevity response to dietary restriction
    £287,841

    Professor David Whitmore
    University College London
    Can individual cells in culture tell the time of year?
    £183,372

    Professor Sivaramesh Wigneshweraraj
    Imperial College London
    Molecular analysis of a bacterial metabolic break
    £199,425

    Dr Gerald Williams
    University of Essex
    Searching for gems in the landscape of cyclically presented groups
    £177,486

    Professor Matthew Wing
    University College London 
    Search for dark photons and investigation of QCD using novel accelerator scheme
    £318,272

    Professor Dominic Wright
    University of Cambridge 
    Main group pyridyl chiral reporter (py-CR) reagents
    £164,397

    Dr Alison Yao
    University of Strathclyde
    Control and applications of structured light and chiral molecules
    £286,825

    Dr Anthony Yeates 
    Durham University 
    A variational approach to self-organisation in conducting fluids 
    £156,445

    Professor Semir Zeki
    University College London
    Social influences on aesthetic judgments and their neural basis
    £279,869

    Dr Xiaolei Zhang 
    Queen’s University Belfast 
    Atomic-level investigation on developing optimal pathways for liquid biofuels 
    £198,363

    Dr Gan Zheng
    Loughborough University 
    Massive signal and data cooperation for densified wireless networks
    £199,163

  • Humanities

    Dr Simon Blockley
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Unravelling the pattern, impacts and drivers of early modern human dispersals from Africa
    £466,516

    Professor Kimberley Brownlee
    University of Warwick
    Investigating the ethics and politics of sociability
    £235,213

    Professor Gregory Currie
    University of York
    Learning from fiction: a philosophical and psychological study
    £342,223

    Dr Hella Eckardt
    University of Reading 
    Bridge over troubled water – ritual or rubbish found in Roman rivers
    £154,945

    Professor Robert Garner
    University of Leicester 
    The Oxford Group and the emergence of animal rights: an intellectual history 
    £117,123

    Professor Christopher Gerrard
    Durham University
    Risk and resilience in Europe: exploring historic responses to earthquakes 
    £284,330

    Professor John Gowlett 
    University of Liverpool 
    Palaeoanthropological research in Kilombe Caldera, Kenya
    £284,127 

    Dr William Derek Hamilton 
    University of Glasgow 
    Setting artefacts free: an independent chronology for British Iron Age brooches 
    £257,648

    Dr Oliver Harris
    University of Leicester
    Beyond the Three Age System: mapping a history of materials 3000–600 BCE
    £221,898

    Professor Martin Jones
    University of Cambridge 
    Crops, pollinators and people: the long-term dynamics of a critical symbiosis
    £414,882

    Dr Thomas Kjeldsen
    University of Bath 
    Mobilising historical flood data in support of modern flood risk assessments: the city of Bath
    £121,788

    Dr Victoria Moul
    King’s College London
    Latin poetry in English manuscript verse miscellanies, c. 1550–1700
    £447,381

    Dr Zahra Newby
    University of Warwick
    Materiality and meaning in Greek festival culture of the Roman Imperial period
    £311,352

    Professor Patricia Owens
    University of Sussex
    Women and the history of international thought
    £286,503

    Dr Christopher Pallant
    Canterbury Christ Church University 
    A History of Smallfilms Animation Studio: from a barn, to Bagpuss and beyond
    £118,155

    Professor Martin Pickering 
    University of Edinburgh 
    Predictive processing during interaction in language and music 
    £115,310 

    Dr Leendert Plug
    University of Leeds
    Speech tempo perception and missing sounds
    £195,101

    Dr Tamara Rathcke
    University of Kent
    Does language have groove? Sensorimotor synchronisation for the study of linguistic rhythm 
    £203,349

    Professor Christopher Scull
    University College London 
    Lordship and landscape in East Anglia 400–800 CE
    £264,372

    Professor Louise Sylvester
    University of Westminster
    Technical language and semantic shift in Middle English
    £175,798

    Dr Jo Verhoeven
    City, University of London
    Measuring asymmetry in the articulation of English speech sounds.
    £238,015

    Professor Li Wei
    University College London
    Early childhood bilingualism: effects on brain structure and function  
    £305,748

  • Social Sciences

    Professor Nickie Charles
    University of Warwick 
    Shaping inter-species connectedness: training cultures and the emergence of new forms of human-animal relations
    £216,127

    Professor Gordon Cumming
    Cardiff University
    Mobilising support for militaro-humanitarian intervention: beyond two-level games 
    £90,842

    Professor Kavita Datta
    Queen Mary, University of London
    ‘Disciplining’ the remittance marketplace? The financialisation of small and medium size money transfer operators (MTOs) after the financial crisis in London
    £91,715

    Professor Abby Ghobadian
    University of Reading 
    Towards developing an empirically driven descriptive theory focusing on the formative phase of breakthrough technologies
    £122,648

    Professor Nick Hanley
    University of St Andrews 
    Biodiversity offset markets for wetland conservation
    £108,282

    Dr Eleanore Hargreaves
    University College London
    A longitudinal study of primary children’s journey at the ‘bottom’ of the class
    £258,077

    Professor Janet Hunter
    London School of Economics and Political Science 
    Money markets and trade in early industrialisation: Britain and Japan, 1760–1860
    £188,488

    Dr Keith Hyams
    University of Warwick
    Anthropogenic global catastrophic risk: the challenge of governance
    £189,985

    Dr Sabine Hyland
    University of St Andrews
    Hidden texts of the Andes: deciphering the khipus (cord writing) of Peru
    £251,902

    Professor Vasso Ioannidou
    University of Lancaster
    On the public disclosure of individual bank supervisory assessments 
    £105,555

    Dr Margaretta Jolly
    University of Sussex 
    The business of women’s words: purpose and profit in feminist publishing
    £411,351

    Dr Chris Jones
    Aston University
    Tax havens and emerging market multinational enterprises 
    £121,590

    Professor Ben Lupton
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Understanding blame in work organizations – a philosophical interpretation
    £55,597

    Professor Duncan Mcvicar
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Zero hours contracts: characteristics, prevalence and impacts on workers
    £125,276

    Professor John Mohan
    University of Birmingham
    Community-level perspectives on post-war change in the British voluntary sector 
    £329,252

    Professor Anna Morcom
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Music, money and power: an economic anthropology of music
    £299,904

    Dr Heather Rolfe 
    National Institute of Economic and Social Research 
    Evidence and perceptions in the post-Brexit immigration debate 
    £120,906 

    Professor Fiona Ross
    University of Reading
    Women in type: a social history of women’s role in type-drawing offices, 1910–1990
    £196,845

    Dr Steven Stanley
    Cardiff University 
    Beyond personal wellbeing: mapping the social production of mindfulness in England and Wales
    £214,376

    Professor Joachim Stoeber 
    University of Kent 
    Development of childhood perfectionism: early indicators and parental factors 
    £298,259 

    Professor Jonathan Tonge
    University of Liverpool
    An evaluation of historical and contemporary debates on lowering the voting age 
    £119,740

    Professor Richard Toye 
    University of Exeter 
    The age of promises: manifestos, election addresses and political representation 
    £151,179

    Professor Jonathan C K Wells
    University College London 
    Age at marriage and human capital outcomes in mothers and offspring in Nepal
    £324,480

2016
  • Sciences

    Professor Steve Armes
    University of Sheffield
    In situ SAXS studies of micellar nucleation during block copolymer syntheses
    £161,051

    Dr George Bassel
    University of Birmingham 
    Evolution of cellular patterning in plants
    £150,461

    Dr Andrew Bayliss
    University of East Anglia
    Examining the mechanisms underpinning shared attention
    £270,862

    Dr Magnus Bebbington
    Heriot-Watt University 
    From hydroamination to dipolar cycloaddition through dual-mode catalysis
    £110,467

    Dr David Belin
    University of Cambridge 
    Mapping the neural circuit subserving interoceptive control over behaviour 
    £325,585

    Dr Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso
    University of Leeds
    Unlocking plant intercellular channels: lessons from cell wall molecular biophysics
    £353,301

    Professor Malcolm Bennett
    University of Nottingham
    Watching plants drink: imaging where, when and how roots take up water
    £283,147

    Dr Roger Benson
    University of Oxford
    Timing the origin of genome doubling in fossil teleosts
    £248,425

    Dr Zara Bergstrom
    University of Kent
    Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying retrieval-induced updating of face memories
    £191,067

    Dr Jacopo Bertolotti
    University of Exeter
    Prime factorisation using light
    £118,672

    Professor Peter Beton
    University of Nottingham 
    Flexibility and curvature in two-dimensional supramolecular arrays
    £289,358

    Professor Jeffrey Bowers
    University of Bristol 
    When and why do neural networks learn selective codes?
    £252,194

    Professor Steven Bramwell
    University College London
    Spin ice spintronics: surface and thin film probes of emergent electromagnetism 
    £482,452

    Dr Caroline Brennan
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The genetics of numeracy and the evolutionary basis of number; can fish count?
    £291,247

    Professor Fernando Bresme
    Imperial College London
    Electrotunable nanoscale friction: from full stall to superlubricity
    £237,563

    Dr Amanda Bretman
    University of Leeds
    How are flexible behavioural responses to rapidly changing environments coordinated at the genomic level? 
    £245,369

    Dr Ralf Britz
    Natural History Museum
    Breaking the rules – development and evolution of extreme asymmetry and morphological novelty
    £270,782

    Dr Mark Burnley
    University of Kent
    Emergent properties of the fatiguing neuromuscular system
    £160,189

    Professor Michael Carpenter
    University of Cambridge
    Magnetoelastic coupling behaviour and multiferroicity of magnetic iron oxide and sulphide minerals
    £219,851

    Dr Yin Chen
    University of Warwick
    Biochemical and structural characterisation of a unique Rieske oxygenase CntA
    £181,768

    Dr David Chesmore
    University of York
    Automatic acoustic observatories: non-invasive long term monitoring of acoustic species
    £310,933

    Dr Andy Chow
    University College London
    Agent-based modelling and optimisation of transport network resilience 
    £72,865

    Professor Lesley Cohen
    Imperial College London
    Microwave induced Andreev bound states
    £216,563

    Dr Georgina Cosma
    Nottingham Trent University
    Novel approaches for constructing optimised multimodal data spaces
    £115,355

    Dr Claire Cousins
    University of St Andrews
    Frozen but not forgotten: microbial habitability and preservation in planetary fluids
    £165,903

    Dr William Curran
    Queen’s University Belfast
    The importance of social context in interpreting and generating laughter
    £123,378

    Professor Brendan Davies
    University of Leeds
    A new dimension for plants
    £247,555

    Dr Ian Davies
    Liverpool John Moores University 
    New frontiers in lipoprotein analysis: small molecules, big questions?
    £127,026

    Dr João Pedro de Magalhães
    University of Liverpool 
    Data-driven discovery of correlations between genes and ageing-related changes
    £304,873

    Professor Andrew Ellis
    University of Leicester
    The building blocks of gas hydrates
    £126,560

    Professor Maurice Elphick
    Queen Mary, University of London
    From starfish to sex: the origins of kisspeptin signalling
    £113,015

    Dr Geoffrey Evatt
    University of Manchester
    The lost meteorites of Antarctica
    £258,599

    Professor Norman Fenton
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Improved understanding of causal models in dynamic decision-making
    £383,510

    Dr David Ferrier
    University of St Andrews
    Determining major general regulatory mechanisms in the ParaHox gene cluster
    £167,184

    Professor Gavin Foster
    University of Southampton 
    The nature and consequences of historic and future ocean acidification; insights from boron isotopes in corals
    £262,470

    Professor Mark Fricker
    University of Oxford 
    The third mode of life
    £240,471

    Professor Lorenzo Frigerio
    University of Warwick 
    The cell biology of rubber biosynthesis – the endoplasmic reticulum connection
    £178,467

    Dr Kumiko Fukumura
    University of Strathclyde
    The mechanisms of choosing pronouns: a cross-linguistic study
    £156,799

    Professor Matthew Gaunt
    University of Cambridge
    New concepts for activity based protein profiling (ABPP)
    £119,318

    Dr Elena Gheorghiu
    University of Stirling 
    Elucidating the role of colour in shape processing in human vision
    £130,595

    Dr Nikitas Gidopoulos
    Durham University 
    Progress in Kohn Sham electronic structure theory from a wave function approach
    £184,351

    Dr Andrew Gillis
    University of Cambridge
    Development of gill arch appendages: insights into the origin of paired fins
    £170,844

    Dr Diego Gómez-Nicola
    University of Southampton
    Understanding the dynamics and diversity of microglia in the healthy and ageing brain
    £236,866

    Professor Julie Gray
    University of Sheffield
    How do plants restrict stomatal entry routes following pathogen attack?
    £82,693

    Professor Ruth Gregory
    Durham University
    Challenging the standard model with black holes
    £192,413

    Dr Matthew Grubb
    King’s College London 
    Linking functional and epigenetic plasticity at the single-neuron level
    £212,234

    Dr Scott Habershon
    University of Warwick 
    Network organisation in biological photosynthesis
    £104,642

    Professor Patrick Haggard
    University College London
    Processes and precursors of volition: comparing endogenous and exogenous action decisions in the human brain
    £220,328

    Dr Antonia Hamilton
    University College London
    Understanding and generating real-time face-to-face social interactions
    £314,885

    Dr D Flemming Hansen
    University College London
    Exploring the conformational sampling and motions of side chains in proteins
    £198,009

    Dr Simon Harvey
    Canterbury Christ Church University 
    Nematode genetic variation and protein misfolding disease
    £88,288

    Dr Helmut Hauser
    University of Bristol
    Computing with spiders’ webs – an inspiration for new sensors and robots
    £264,745

    Professor Paul Hibbard
    University of Essex
    Depth-cue combination in complex natural scenes
    £71,714

    Dr Neal Hinvest
    University of Bath 
    Elucidating the ‘shared brain’
    £127,111

    Dr James Hodge
    University of Bristol
    Optogenetic imaging and remote control of fly electrical clock
    £210,844

    Professor Felix Hofmann
    University of Oxford
    Probing the invisible: characterising atomic-scale point defects with X-rays
    £254,220

    Dr Sarah Horswell
    University of Birmingham
    Advanced bioelectrochemical measurements on unsupported membranes
    £245,580

    Dr Andrew Hudson
    University of Leicester
    Development of a sensor to quantify cellular concentrations of heme
    £201,752

    Dr Robert Hughes
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Memory and language: a perceptual-motor approach to verbal sequence learning
    £149,397

    Dr Wassim Jabi
    Cardiff University 
    Enhancing the representation of architectural space in 3D modelling environments
    £300,485

    Dr Mateja Jamnik
    University of Cambridge 
    ARD: accessible reasoning with diagrams
    £383,728

    Dr Francis Jiggins
    University of Cambridge
    The evolution and origins of arthropod RNAi
    £153,665

    Dr Matthew Johnson
    University of Sheffield
    Organisation of photosystem I and ATP synthase in plant photosynthetic membranes
    £178,389

    Professor Alex Kacelnik
    University of Oxford
    Relational concept imprinting in ducklings
    £171,635

    Professor Anthony Kenyon
    University College London
    Understanding and controlling dynamic functional oxides
    £331,470

    Dr James Kilner
    University College London
    The role of emotion in believable acting
    £149,231

    Professor Hon Wai Lam
    University of Nottingham
    Remote functionalisation by the chain walking of allylmetal species
    £180,351

    Dr Ellouise Leadbeater
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    The evolution of cognition: “intelligence” in the wild
    £249,516

    Dr Tung Chun Lee
    University College London
    Mechanism of catalysis inside nanoreactors
    £225,179

    Dr Daniele Leonori
    University of Manchester
    Visible-light mediated synthesis of nitrogen-centred radicals
    £105,569

    Dr Paul Long
    King’s College London 
    Are endoparasitic cnidarians venomous animals? A pioneering study into an ancient lineage 
    £384,673

    Professor Stefan Maier
    Imperial College London
    Topologically protected flexural waves in thin elastic plates
    £270,855

    Dr Svetlana Makovets
    University of Edinburgh
    Proteolysis-dependent regulation of telomerase catalytic subunit
    £174,381

    Dr Stephen Mansell
    Heriot-Watt University
    Enabling N2 and hydrocarbon activation using first row transition metals
    £106,406

    Dr Jason McEwen
    University College London
    Illuminating the dark Universe with novel 3D spherical informatics methods
    £323,389

    Professor Alistair McGregor
    Oxford Brookes University
    How to build a spider: regulation of segmentation in Parasteatoda tepidariorum
    £160,246

    Dr Rebecca Melen
    Cardiff University 
    Main group catalysis: chiral borenium cations
    £173,742

    Professor Jane Mellor
    University of Oxford
    Defining the fundamental nature of antisense transcription
    £139,816

    Dr Patrick Mesquida
    King’s College London
    Are collagen fibrils ladders for cells?
    £107,268

    Dr James Moore
    Goldsmiths, University of London 
    Exploring intentionality biases in the analysis of human behaviour
    £164,459

    Professor Michael Morgan
    City University London
    A bayesian approach to the control of eye movements in human subjects
    £122,047

    Dr Ian Morris
    University of Surrey
    Lower bounds for Lyapunov exponents
    £267,776

    Professor Russell Morris
    University of St Andrews
    Metallorganic frameworks as anode materials for high performance batteries
    £105,312

    Professor Colin Murrell
    University of East Anglia 
    The role of facultative methanotrophs in the cycling of natural gas
    £196,819

    Professor Richard Napier
    University of Warwick
    Self-organising carbon nanosensors for imaging morphogenic gradients in plants
    £309,063

    Dr Robert Nash
    Aston University
    Cognitive biases in the recipience of past- and future-oriented feedback
    £98,236

    Professor Tim Naylor
    University of Exeter
    A new understanding of planet formation
    £184,349

    Professor Hugh Nimmo
    University of Glasgow
    Temperature perception in plants by a splicing factor-clock transcript module
    £167,018

    Dr Charles O’Hara
    University of Strathclyde
    Main group element enhancement of transition metal C-H bond activation chemistry
    £220,527

    Dr Karen Olsson-Francis
    Open University
    The feasibility of contemporary life elsewhere in our Solar System
    £170,394

    Dr Rupert Oulton
    Imperial College London 
    Quantum nano-plasmonics
    £251,539

    Dr Antonio Padilla
    University of Nottingham
    A new approach to the cosmological constant problem: disentangling local physics from global
    £212,393

    Professor Daniel Paulusma
    Durham University
    Efficient graph colouring algorithms via input restrictions
    £187,316

    Dr Thomas Penfold
    Newcastle University 
    Probing femtosecond dynamics with core hole spectroscopy: a theoretical approach
    £146,559

    Dr Andre Pires da Silva
    University of Warwick 
    Gamete-mediated transmission of parental experience
    £184,110

    Professor Emmanuel Pothos
    City University London 
    A quantum approach to decision making in Bernoulli’s St. Petersburg’s paradox
    £111,895

    Dr Clare Press
    Birkbeck, University of London 
    The paradoxical influences of prediction on perception: do actions silence perception?  
    £205,756

    Professor David Procter
    University of Manchester
    Asymmetric copper-catalysed multicomponent assembly of high value amines
    £163,225

    Professor Aleksandr Pukhlikov
    University of Liverpool
    Birational geometry of higher-dimensional Fano varieties of higher index
    £76,646

    Dr David Reby
    University of Sussex
    Voice and sex stereotypes: a developmental perspective
    £222,515

    Professor Neil Robertson
    University of Edinburgh
    Materials development to realise the organic piezoelectronic transistor
    £299,296

    Professor David Rueda
    Imperial College London
    Visualising repressor-activator competition as a mechanism of Ikaros-mediated gene regulation
    £186,209

    Professor Saverio Russo
    University of Exeter
    Room temperature quantum electronics
    £254,711

    Dr Victor Sans Sangorrin
    University of Nottingham
    Advanced molecular materials based on 3D-printed polymeric ionic liquids
    £161,448

    Professor Pauline Schaap
    University of Dundee
    Understanding the molecular mechanisms that control somatic cell specialisation
    £227,354

    Dr Felix Schulze
    University College London
    Advances in contact topology via Lagrangian mean curvature flow
    £337,709

    Professor Mark Searle
    University of Nottingham 
    Reading the ubiquitin barcode – new tools from next generation phage display
    £171,572

    Dr Evelyne Sernagor
    Newcastle University
    A novel approach to functional classification of retinal ganglion cells
    £274,437

    Professor Mike Shipman
    University of Warwick
    Oxetane enhanced macrocyclisation technology: macrocyclic peptides made easy
    £243,135

    Professor Lucia Sivilotti
    University College London
    Spatially resolved optical patch clamp of single ion channels
    £207,280

    Professor Austin Smith
    University of Cambridge
    Delimiting the stem cell phase boundary via time normalisation
    £224,408

    Dr Marie Smith
    Birkbeck, University of London 
    The social side of face perception: insights from atypical development
    £177,298

    Dr Howard Snelling
    University of Hull
    Laplacian magic windows
    £123,828

    Professor Gyaneshwar Srivastava
    University of Exeter
    Tuning thermal transport in nanocomposites with size, shape and interface control
    £228,338

    Dr Vasilios Stavros
    University of Warwick 
    Unravelling photoprotection pathways in plant sunscreens
    £314,841

    Dr Richard Stephenson
    University of East Anglia 
    Asymmetric ‘click’-synthesis of Helicenes
    £166,029

    Dr Tyler Stevenson
    University of Aberdeen
    Identification of the photoreceptor for light detection in the avian brain
    £246,909

    Dr Anne Straube
    University of Warwick
    How microtubule plus tip trackers couple polymer assembly to cargo transport
    £256,434

    Dr Naeem Syed
    Canterbury Christ Church University 
    Understanding the epigenetics of alternative splicing in the plant clock genes
    £268,307

    Professor Steve Tipper
    University of York 
    Harnessing the power of visuomotor fluency to encourage healthy choices 
    £266,328

    Professor John Trinick
    University of Leeds 
    Structure and function of 50 nm extracellular filaments in reproduction
    £171,742

    Professor Hendrik Ulbricht
    University of Southampton 
    Non-interferometric test of the quantum superposition principle
    £384,300

    Professor Patrick Unwin
    University of Warwick
    Lab-on-a-tip: real-time nanoscale analysis of living cells
    £102,460

    Dr Dhanraj Vishwanath
    University of St Andrews
    What does it mean to ‘see in 3D’? Explaining the phenomenology of stereopsis
    £161,204

    Professor Tim Vogels
    University of Oxford
    The cooperative brain: multipartite plasticity for entwined cortical functions
    £169,663

    Professor Jemma Wadham
    University of Bristol
    Sub-ice weathering: a missing link in the global silicon cycle?
    £261,904

    Dr Andrea Waeschenbach
    Natural History Museum
    Molecules meet fossils – an integrated approach to studying palaeodiversity
    £350,090

    Dr Bridget Waller
    University of Portsmouth
    Cultural variation in the social function and expression of guilt
    £106,827

    Dr Ben Webb
    University of Nottingham 
    Timescales of multisensory recalibration in natural environments 
    £250,275

    Professor Eske Willerslev
    University of Cambridge
    Method for quantification of ancient plant populations using fossil pollen DNA  
    £354,456

    Dr Kate Wilmut
    Oxford Brookes University
    Movement planning during reach-to-grasp tasks across the lifespan
    £52,581

    Dr Andrew Wright
    University of St Andrews 
    Synthesis of real and virtual space weather data
    £149,270

    Dr Shengfu Yang
    University of Leicester
    Investigation of combustion chemistry using superfluid helium nanodroplets
    £137,884

    Dr Ozgur Yazaydin
    University College London
    Engineering of electric field controlled molecular gates in porous materials
    £110,235

    Dr Liming Ying
    Imperial College London 
    Probing synaptic amyloid-ß aggregation by redox reaction enabled super-resolution imaging
    £331,179

    Dr Igor Yurkevich
    Aston University 
    Disorder-induced superconductivity in quasi-1D strongly correlated materials
    £213,919

    Dr Mischa Zelzer
    University of Nottingham
    Surfaces, the next frontier in understanding and controlling gel properties
    £154,274

    Dr Eli Zysman-Colman
    University of St Andrews 
    Blue-emitting TADF materials for OLEDs based on a Lewis acid-containing acceptor
    £319,908

  • Humanities

    Dr Christopher Briggs
    University of Cambridge
    Living standards and material culture in English rural households, 1300–1600
    £319,133

    Professor Cyprian Broodbank
    University of Cambridge
    Archaeological deep history and dynamics of Mediterranean Africa, c. 9600–700 BCE
    £115,433

    Dr Chris Cummins
    University of Edinburgh
    Bilingualism, pragmatic enrichment and reasoning biases
    £128,487

    Professor John Divers
    University of Leeds
    Thinking counterfactually. How would have been reveals what is and what must be
    £165,945

    Professor Alison Donnell
    University of Reading
    Caribbean literary heritage: recovering the lost past and safeguarding the future
    £412,750

    Dr John Gilmore
    University of Warwick
    Oriental poetry, Latin scholarship and the European Enlightenment: the case of William Jones
    £249,968

    Dr Nathaniel Hansen
    University of Reading
    The psychology of philosophical thought experiments
    £101,062

    Dr Rebekah Higgitt
    University of Kent
    Metropolitan science: places, objects and cultures of practice and knowledge in London, 1600–1800
    £368,663

    Dr Richard Huzzey
    University of Liverpool 
    Re-thinking petitions, parliament and people in the long nineteenth century
    £367,072

    Dr Richard Jones
    University of Leicester 
    Flood and flow: place-names and the changing hydrology of river-systems
    £375,816

    Dr Robert Jones
    University of Leeds 
    The political works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    £272,621

    Professor John Klapper
    University of Birmingham
    Inner and outer exile in fascist Germany and Spain: a comparative study
    £314,730

    Professor Jason König
    University of St Andrews
    Mountains in ancient literature and culture and their post-classical reception
    £186,123

    Dr Simon Lewis
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    The Breckland Palaeolithic project: culture, technology and evolving humans
    £255,147

    Dr Jamie Medhurst
    Aberystwyth University 
    A decade of change: television and society in Wales in the 1970s
    £113,813

    Professor Clive Oppenheimer
    University of Cambridge
    Nature and impacts of Middle Pleistocene volcanism in the Ethiopian Rift
    £165,547

    Dr David Petts
    Durham University 
    Landscape archaeology of the Great Depression in northern England
    £255,085

    Dr Jim Phillips
    University of Glasgow
    Employment, politics and culture in Scotland, 1955–2015
    £215,596

    Professor Stephen Read
    University of St Andrews
    Theories of paradox in fourteenth-century logic: edition and translation of key texts
    £155,655

    Professor Tim Rood
    University of Oxford 
    Anachronism and antiquity
    £303,249

    Dr James Ross
    University of Winchester 
    Kingship, court and society at the dawn of the modern age: the chamber books of Henry VII and Henry VIII, 1485–1521
    £200,932

    Professor Peter Alexander Rowley-Conwy
    Durham University 
    Maximising milk yield in early Neolithic cattle farming: stable isotopic analyses and the origins and spread of breeding cycle manipulation across Europe
    £189,116

    Dr Lizzie Seal
    University of Sussex
    Race, racialisation and the death penalty in England and Wales, 1900–1965
    £117,700

    Dr Kim Sloan
    British Museum
    Enlightenment architectures: Sir Hans Sloane’s catalogues of his collections
    £332,552

    Dr George Tsoulas
    University of York 
    Plural mass nouns as a window to linguistic variation
    £134,267

    Dr Sethina Watson
    University of York
    The register of Walter de Gray, Archbishop of York, 1215–1255
    £152,339

    Dr Keith Wilkinson
    University of Winchester 
    A high-resolution chronology for early humans in the Southern Caucasus
    £387,792

  • Social Sciences

    Professor Stephen Case
    Loughborough University
    Exploring the language barrier to engagement in youth justice assessment interview practice
    £111,912

    Professor Richard Evershed
    University of Bristol 
    Peopling the green Sahara? A multi-proxy approach to reconstructing the ecological and demographic history of the Saharan Holocene
    £393,421

    Dr Peter Flugel
    SOAS, University of London
    Jaina prosopography: monastic lineages, networks and patronage
    £284,410

    Professor Robin Goodwin
    University of Warwick
    Psychological sequelea of the Great Miyagi Earthquake: a four-wave study
    £62,129

    Dr Tim Jay
    Sheffield Hallam University
    How does game-based learning promote children’s mathematical cognition?
    £128,978

    Professor Vera Kempe
    Abertay University 
    Literacy acquisition in situations of dialect exposure
    £151,091

    Dr Alex Mesoudi
    University of Exeter
    The cultural evolution of social hierarchy: an experimental investigation
    £217,042

    Professor Charles Watkins
    University of Nottingham
    British amateur topographical art and landscape in Northwest Italy, 1835–1915
    £141,462

    Dr Benjamin Yong
    University of Hull
    Legal advice to legislatures – supporting a professionalising legislature
    £68,567

2015
  • Sciences

    Dr Nicola Allison
    University of St Andrews
    The control of coral biomineralisation
    £169,406

    Dr Simon Ameer-Beg
    King’s College London
    Super-resolved functional mapping of protein-protein interactions 
    £390,143

    Dr Edward Anderson
    University of Oxford
    Sequence-based stereochemical prediction: a new tool for polyketide structure elucidation
    £161,082

    Professor Peter Andras
    University of Keele
    Designing and validating novel voltage-sensitive dyes for neuroscience research
    £178,374

    Dr Steve Atkinson
    University of Nottingham
    Human body lice – a missing link in plague outbreaks?
    £151,469

    Dr Wael Bahsoun
    Loughborough University
    Statistical properties of dynamical systems: an interplay between randomness and determinism
    £126,818

    Dr Michail Barkoulas
    Imperial College London
    Quantitative evolution of nematode gene regulatory networks
    £173,412

    Professor Paul Barlow
    University of Edinburgh
    Probing regulation of the complement system by factor H on biomimetic surfaces
    £218,671

    Professor Martin Barstow
    University of Leicester
    Fundamental physics from observations of white dwarf stars
    £349,540

    Dr Ulrike Bechtold
    University of Essex
    Sugar signalling during drought stress; do plants suffer diabetes when stressed?
    £229,949 

    Professor Simon Belt
    University of Plymouth
    A novel proxy for reconstructing polar ocean temperatures
    £164,557

    Professor Michael Benton
    University of Bristol
    The exceptional early Jurassic fossils of Strawberry Bank, Somerset
    £240,754

    Professor Timothy Birkhead
    University of Sheffield
    Evolution of avian egg design
    £261,958

    Professor Tim Blackburn
    University College London
    The phylogenetics of invasions: untangling evolutionary and human historical contexts in the introduction and spread of alien bird species
    £100,211

    Dr Andrew Brennan
    University of Dundee
    Influence of plant roots on soil resistance to earthquake-induced liquefaction
    £168,111

    Dr Marc Buehner
    Cardiff University
    Time and causality in cognitive development
    £228,829

    Dr Silvana Cardoso
    University of Cambridge
    Precipitation reactions in environmental plumes: implication for oceanic methane releases
    £204,433

    Professor Tracey Chapman
    University of East Anglia
    Evolutionary genomics of the enigmatic male sex peptide: a ‘master regulator’ of female reproduction
    £55,399

    Professor Brian Charlesworth
    University of Edinburgh
    Analysing genomewide patterns of DNA sequence variation and evolution in Drosophila
    £164,333

    Professor Daniel Charman
    University of Exeter
    Holocene evolution of the Southern Annular Mode using novel peat isotope proxies
    £245,011

    Dr Dylan Childs
    University of Sheffield
    Individual energy budgets, life histories and population dynamics in the field
    £159,336

    Dr Barbara Ciani
    University of Sheffield
    Designing recyclable self-assembled fibrous biomaterials
    £163,670

    Professor Jonathan Clayden
    University of Bristol
    Dynamic communication through reorganisable hydrogen bond networks
    £195,989

    Dr Claudia Clopath
    Imperial College London
    Receptive field development through synaptic plasticity
    £98,351

    Dr Ben Collen
    University College London
    Predicting the dynamics of African ecosystems under multiple pressures
    £293,535

    Dr Serena Corr
    University of Glasgow
    Multifunctional magnetic nanocomposites for artefact conservation
    £263,345

    Dr Claire Cousins
    University of St Andrews
    Looking for life in the UV: fluorescence as a tool for planetary exploration
    £159,971

    Professor Ian Crawford
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Assessing the potential of lunar geology as a window into galactic history
    £174,468 

    Dr Mark Crimmin
    Imperial College London
    Sigma-Bond activation with weakly-coordinated sigma-complexes of copper(I)
    £116,532

    Professor Darren Croft 
    University of Exeter
    The evolution of eye salience as a signal for communication
    £186,907

    Dr Angel Cuesta
    University of Aberdeen
    Electroreduction of carbon dioxide in room temperature ionic liquids
    £138,278

    Dr Clare Cunningham
    Abertay University
    Effects of social and practical experience on tool manipulation skills in small apes
    £121,780

    Professor Nicholas Dale
    University of Warwick
    Structural basis of the CO2 sensitivity of Cx26 and role in human physiology
    £172,834

    Dr Silvia Dalla
    University of Central Lancashire
    Predicting solar energetic particle radiation at Earth and Mars
    £159,542

    Professor Peter Davidson
    University of Cambridge
    Are planetary magnetic fields generated and maintained by inertial waves?
    £246,028

    Dr Charlotte Dean
    Imperial College London
    Real-time imaging of murine alveolarization
    £112,933

    Dr Alfonso De Simone
    Imperial College London
    Biomolecular mechanisms in heterogeneous systems: the interfacial activation of lipases
    £189,084

    Dr Bruno Dhuime
    University of Bristol
    Silicate mineral inclusions and the composition of new continental crust
    £184,313

    Professor Simone Di Giovanni
    Imperial College London
    The novel role of reactive oxygen species in axonal growth and regeneration
    £280,030 

    Dr Simon Doherty 
    Newcastle University
    Engineering high performance alkaline anion membranes for electrochemical applications  
    £106,871

    Professor Andrew Dove
    University of Warwick
    Alkene-containing polymers: novel synthetic elastomers inspired by nature
    £184,714 

    Professor Judith Driscoll
    University of Cambridge
    Next generation electronic devices using a new thin film
    £241,069

    Dr Christopher Duffy
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Carotenoids in light harvesting: a general molecular theory
    £149,718

    Dr Bertram Düring
    University of Sussex
    Novel discretisations of higher-order nonlinear PDE
    £257,236

    Dr Gregory Edgecombe
    Natural History Museum
    Anomalocaridids and the origin of arthropods: the view from Chengjiang
    £144,321

    Professor Martin Eimer
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Neural and cognitive mechanisms of multimodal working memory
    £185,528

    Dr Roberto Filippi
    Anglia Ruskin University
    An investigation of the effects of multi-language acquisition across the lifespan
    £279,774

    Dr Sergi Garcia-Manyes
    King’s College London
    LINC-ing nanomechanics to gene expression: a single molecule approach
    £199,066

    Dr Emmanuil Georgoulis
    University of Leicester
    Reduced complexity finite element methods
    £199,662

    Professor Andrew Goodwin
    University of Oxford
    Ice-like structural disorder in transition-metal cyanides
    £223,543

    Professor Malcolm Halcrow
    Leeds University
    Exploiting a spin-crossover module in materials chemistry and nanoscience
    £177,228 

    Professor Karl Hale
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Towards a new total synthesis of (+)-acutiphycin via O-directed hydrostannation
    £245,468

    Dr Karen Halliday
    University of Edinburgh
    cpRNA proteins: novel candidates for environmental control of photosynthesis
    £122,897

    Professor Adam Hardy
    Cardiff University
    The Nagara tradition of temple architecture: continuity, transformation, renewal
    £270,284

    Professor William Harwin
    University of Reading
    3D learning in a rich cooperative haptic environment 
    £253,141

    Dr Ross Hatton
    University of Warwick
    Engineering hybrid interface materials for thin film photovoltaics
    £166,140

    Professor Daniel Haydon
    University of Glasgow
    From observation to intervention: overcoming weak data with new approaches to complex biological problems
    £181,909

    Professor Douglas Heggie
    University of Edinburgh
    New science from the phase space of dense stellar systems
    £177,131

    Professor Alistair Hetherington
    University of Bristol
    UVA signalling in plants
    £63,676

    Professor Peter Hollingsworth
    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
    Using DNA to understand bamboo and the complexity of giant panda diet
    £253,608

    Professor Christopher Howe
    University of Cambridge
    Biological photovoltaic cells in ultra-small volumes
    £171,844

    Professor Herbert Huppert
    University of Cambridge
    Carbon dioxide sequestration: theory, experimental and field verifications
    £159,625

    Dr Simon Jones
    University of Sheffield
    Multifunctional catalysts for selective phosphoryl transfer
    £50,556

    Dr Antonios Kanaras 
    University of Southampton
    Nanoparticles with synergistic roles: sensing and drug delivery
    £191,412

    Dr Euan Kay
    University of St Andrews
    Switching on colloidal catalysts with rotaxane nanoparticle monolayers
    £252,602

    Dr Kayla King
    University of Oxford
    Transitions to defensive mutualism: an experimental coevolution approach
    £226,955

    Professor Ludmila Kuncheva
    Bangor University
    Prototype selection from streaming, drifting and partly-labelled data using classifier ensembles
    £226,625

    Professor Tom Little
    University of Edinburgh
    Cross-generational epigenetic effects of age and diet restriction
    £202,932

    Dr Karen Lander
    University of Manchester
    Investigating the role of movement in the recognition of identity from facial composites
    £92,703

    Dr Jonathan Lee
    University of Birmingham
    Stimulating the destabilisation of fear and traumatic memories
    £180,843

    Dr Bruno Linclau
    University of Southampton
    19F NMR exchange spectroscopy of polyfluorosugar transport across cell membranes
    £102,266

    Dr Paul Lusby
    University of Edinburgh
    Autonomous, photochemically-fuelled molecular machines
    £248,081

    Dr Dermot Lynott
    University of Lancaster
    If it looks like a duck: emergent categorical structure in the human conceptual system
    £132,423

    Professor Phil Luthert
    University College London
    Nature-inspired engineering solutions for the optimisation of heat and mass transfer systems
    £111,809

    Professor Andrei Malkov
    Loughborough University
    A novel approach to asymmetric synthesis of homoallylic amines
    £162,456

    Dr Eros Mariani
    University of Exeter
    Quantum drum
    £258,209

    Professor Frank Marken 
    University of Bath
    New materials for ionic diodes and ionic photodiodes
    £204,712

    Dr Nathan Mayne
    University of Exeter
    Examining cloud induced variability in brown dwarfs
    £235,677

    Dr Sylvia McLain
    University of Oxford
    Atomic scale insights into the role of water and urea in the protein folding process
    £249,313

    Dr James McLaughlin
    Northumbria University
    Revealing the fundamental nature of time-dependent, wave-generating reconnection
    £199,773

    Professor Simon McQueen-Mason
    University of York
    Mannitol metabolism in marine microalgae: physiology and applications
    £249,173

    Dr Reinhold Medina
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Exploring a novel role for interferon signalling in cellular senescence
    £260,505

    Professor Joanna Morgan
    Imperial College London
    Santorini: high-resolution imaging of an active volcano with 3D full-waveform inversion
    £228,055

    Dr Louis Morrill
    Cardiff University
    The productive merger of organocatalysis and frustrated Lewis pairs
    £175,992

    Dr Julie Morrissey
    University of Leicester
    Air pollution is changing the behaviour of bacteria
    £196,713

    Professor Klaus Muller-Dethlefs
    University of Manchester
    Non-covalent interactions: an experimental and theoretical pathway towards exact binding energies
    £153,531

    Dr John Mulley
    Bangor University
    Mapping the gerbil genome
    £182,005

    Dr Maria Paz Munoz-Herranz
    University of East Anglia
    New transition-metal catalysed cascade cyclisations of tris(allenes)
    £161,730

    Dr Naomi Nakayama
    University of Edinburgh
    The form and function of the dandelion fruit
    £340,626

    Professor Kate Nation
    University of Oxford
    The Oxford children’s corpus: lessons for learning to read
    £182,196

    Dr Emily Nurse
    University College London
    A novel technique to search for dark matter at the Large Hadron Collider
    £288,386

    Dr Gabriela Ochoa
    University of Stirling
    The cartography of computational search spaces
    £99,147

    Dr Gareth Owen
    University of South Wales
    Hydrogen atom storage catalysts: new reaction pathways and novel synthetic transformations
    £190,842 

    Dr Susan Perkin
    University of Oxford
    Electric and magnetic field effects on confined liquids
    £241,665

    Professor Lazaros Papageorgiou
    University College London
    A unified framework for formulating and solving optimisation problems of multiple classes
    £240,311

    Dr Kevin Paterson
    University of Leicester
    Revealing effects of ageing on parafoveal processing during reading
    £150,302

    Professor Martin Paterson
    Heriot-Watt University
    The density matrix renormalisation group for inorganic photochemistry
    £142,397

    Dr Richard Payne
    University of York
    Quantifying carbon accumulation and loss in afforested peatlands
    £107,831

    Dr Deborah Pearce
    Oxford Brookes University
    pMMO in plants for methane detoxification and as a carbon negative biofuel
    £113,868

    Dr Annette Plaut
    University of Exeter
    Controlled stress – thermally-inducing strain in graphene
    £133,013

    Dr Simon Pope
    Cardiff University
    Decorated diamonds: new luminescent hybrid materials
    £168,148 

    Dr Nikola Popovic
    University of Edinburgh
    The nature of gene expression: model selection and parameter inference
    £130,477

    Professor Alexander Ruban
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Inside the photosynthetic membrane of diatoms
    £181,352

    Dr Shuzo Sakata
    University of Strathclyde
    The function of sub-second brain waves in REM sleep
    £232,495

    Professor Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez
    University of Glasgow
    Living interfaces based on non-pathogenic bacteria to control stem cell differentiation
    £182,536

    Professor Tatjana Sauka-Spengler
    University of Oxford
    Deciphering neural crest gene regulatory circuitry in the lamprey
    £278,139

    Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
    University of Cambridge
    Breaking through the non-convexity barrier – optimisation of imaging problems
    £232,604

    Professor Dmitry Shalashilin
    University of Leeds
    Understanding the mechanisms of photostability of biochemical building blocks from quantum simulation and imaging experiments
    £298,670

    Professor Zheng-Ming Sheng
    University of Strathclyde
    Attosecond light pulses at unprecedented peak power
    £151,577 

    Dr Hannah Siddle
    University of Southampton
    Identifying peptide candidates for a vaccine against the contagious cancer, Devil Facial Tumour Disease
    £183,759 

    Dr Joy Singarayer
    University of Reading
    Testing the influence of lake/wetland-climate feedbacks on African hydroclimate
    £144,570 

    Professor Dmitry Skryabin
    University of Bath
    Solitons and frequency combs in micro-ring resonators
    £138,083

    Dr Victoria Southgate
    Birkbeck, University of London
    A longitudinal investigation of the development of mimicry in infancy
    £254,146

    Dr Imogen Sparkes
    University of Exeter
    Biophysical and molecular characterisation of ER-organelle interactions in plant
    £258,716

    Professor Stephen Sparks
    University of Bristol
    Global explosive volcanism, their hazards and influence on climate
    £257,688

    Dr Karen Spencer
    University of St Andrews
    Social networking: understanding the neuroendocrine basis of gregarious behaviour
    £107,920

    Dr James Sprittles
    University of Warwick
    Skating on thin nanofilms: how liquid drops impact solids
    £145,619

    Dr David Summers
    University of Cambridge
    Indole signalling and the electrical properties of the bacterial cell membrane
    £162,118

    Dr Paul Taylor
    Natural History Museum
    Origin of high tropical diversity: a test using bryozoans
    £129,039

    Professor Adrian Thomas
    University of Oxford
    Adaptations for low drag, downforce and eddy use in hill stream loaches
    £221,958

    Professor Geoffrey Vallis
    University of Exeter
    The atmosphere, ocean and climate of Earth and other planets
    £246,785

    Dr Baojun Wang
    University of Edinburgh
    Programmable single-cell biocomputers with scalable signal processing capacity
    £160,211

    Dr Nicholas Waterfield
    University of Warwick
    Understanding and exploiting natural molecular syringes
    £285,282

    Dr Allan Watson
    University of Strathclyde
    Can amine catalysis generate synthetically useful carbenes?
    £101,689

    Professor Andrew Weller
    University of Oxford
    The coordination chemistry of light alkanes with metal centres: a homologous series of sigma–alkane complexes, C–H activation and catalysis
    £95,136

    Professor Mark Weller
    University of Bath
    Rare earth element free, sustainable yellow orange phosphors
    £150,693

    Dr Raymond Wightman
    University of Cambridge
    How cell wall components contribute to the function of the shoot apical meristem in plants
    £156,708

    Professor Gregory Wildgoose
    University of East Anglia
    Developing metal-free electrocatalysts for renewable hydrogen production
    £84,157

    Dr Joseph Wright
    University of East Anglia
    Hydrogen bonding relays for CO2 activation: taking a lead from biology
    £162,655 

    Professor Keke Zhang
    University of Exeter
    The non-spherical geodynamo driven by both convection and precession
    £203,163

  • Humanities

    Professor Paul Allain
    University of Kent
    Physical actor training – an online A–Z and ebook
    £76,908

    Dr Jackson Armstrong
    University of Aberdeen
    Law in the Aberdeen council registers 1398–1511: concepts, practices, geographies
    £310,455

    Professor Terry Brown
    University of Manchester
    The identity of the mysterious ‘new glume wheat’ of early European agriculture
    £146,043

    Dr Fiona Edmonds
    University of Cambridge
    Brittany and the Atlantic archipelago: contact, myth and history, 450–1200
    £139,309

    Professor Mark Edmonds
    University of York
    Sound tracks: acoustic landscapes in the past and present
    £88,682

    Dr Joanna Evans
    University College London
    Luis Buñuel: a life in letters
    £252,238

    Professor Malcolm Gaskill
    University of East Anglia
    Inner lives: emotions, identity, and the supernatural, 1300–1900
    £249,524

    Professor Ian Gregory
    University of Lancaster
    Geospatial innovation in the digital humanities: a deep map of the Lake District
    £230,954

    Dr Peter Gurney
    University of Essex
    National Service life stories: masculinity, class and the memory of conscription in Britain
    £222,779

    Professor Carole Hough
    University of Glasgow
    Recovering the earliest English language in Scotland: evidence from place-names
    £274,523

    Dr Siobhan Lambert-Hurley
    Loughborough University
    Veiled voyagers: Muslim women travellers from Asia and the Middle East
    £91,977

    Professor Adam Ledgeway
    University of Cambridge
    Fading voices in Southern Italy: investigating language contact in Magna Graecia
    £253,863

    Ms Frances Lennard
    University of Glasgow
    From the golden age to the digital age: modelling and monitoring historic tapestries
    £204,283

    Dr Francesca Leoni
    University of Oxford
    Divination and art in the medieval and early modern Islamic world, 1200–1800
    £107,547

    Professor Alan Lester
    University of Sussex
    Snapshots of empire: managing a diverse empire all at once
    £134,935

    Dr Lisa Lewis
    University of South Wales
    Welsh and Khasi cultural dialogues: an interdisciplinary arts and performance project
    £286,349

    Professor Donald MacRaild
    University of Ulster
    The Irish and British famine, 1845–1850: comparing lives lost and lives saved
    £235,454

    Dr Albert Remijsen
    University of Edinburgh
    A descriptive analysis of the Shilluk language
    £216,564

    Professor David Reynolds
    University of Cambridge
    Stalin’s correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt in World War Two
    £138,996

    Professor Neil Roberts
    University of Plymouth
    Changing the face of the Mediterranean: land cover and population since the advent of farming
    £298,065

    Dr Sarah Semple
    Durham University
    People and place: the making of the kingdom of Northumbria, 300–800 CE
    £275,742

    Professor Richard Sharpe
    University of Oxford
    The medieval books of Canterbury Cathedral
    £117,425

    Professor Stephen Shennan
    University College London
    Supply and demand in prehistory? Economics of Neolithic mining in NW Europe
    £370,464 

    Dr Andrew Malcolm Taylor
    University of Edinburgh
    The Cantos Project
    £307,852

    Professor Gregory Toner
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Dating of medieval texts through regressive analysis of the lexicon
    £229,345

    Dr Catherine Whistler
    University of Oxford
    Transforming our understanding of Raphael with eloquence in drawing as a research theme
    £135,265

  • Social Sciences

    Professor Miriam Bernard
    University of Keele
    The ageing of British gerontology: learning from the past to inform the future
    £140,606 

    Dr Mitchell Callan
    University of Essex
    Rejecting innocent victims: the roles of relative judgments and emotional impact
    £103,128

    Professor Richard Disney
    Institute for Fiscal Studies
    Modelling heterogeneity in microeconomic investment hazards
    £124,167

    Dr Jonathan Dean
    University of Leeds
    Exploring left-wing populism in an age of anti-politics
    £141,454

    Professor Igor Goncharov
    University of Lancaster
    Accounting-based value: when is accounting useful in determining firm value?
    £79,678

    Professor Geoffrey Haddock
    Cardiff University
    The impact of mindfulness on values and attitudes
    £153,878

    Dr Stephen Jivraj
    University College London
    A life course approach to neighbourhood effects
    £141,323

    Dr Christopher Lloyd
    University of Liverpool
    Mapping lineages: quantifying the evolution of maps of the British Isles
    £186,832

    Dr Alberto Montagnoli
    University of Sheffield
    The impact of austerity policies on the wellbeing of individuals in Europe
    £109,726

    Professor Ben Rampton
    King’s College London
    Adult language socialisation in the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora in London
    £227,532 

    Dr Olmo Silva
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    A randomised control trial to identify the causal effect of accelerator programmes
    £234,029

    Professor David Thomas
    University of Oxford
    Landscape archaeology of the Kalahari: how did major hydrological shifts affect Stone Age mobility and landscape use in the late Quaternary?
    £234,895

    Dr Jenny Thomson
    University of Sheffield
    Evaluating the effect of exposure to digital text on early literacy development
    £189,038

    Dr Mirco Tonin
    University of Southampton
    The long term effects of property rights and institutional ownership on regional development
    £119,820

    Dr Kate Weiner
    University of Sheffield
    Knowledge, care and the practices of self-monitoring
    £217,770

2014
  • Sciences

    Professor Andrew Adamatzky
    University of the West of England
    Artificial Paramecium: intelligent distributed sensing and manipulation by ciliates
    £249,754

    Dr Tim Albrecht 
    Imperial College London 
    Charge transfer processes in small metal nanoparticles 
    £174,768 

    Dr Christopher Bayliss 
    University of Leicester 
    Mutate and survive: how bacteria fight viruses 
    £158,130 

    Dr Elizabeth Bayne
    University of Edinburgh
    Regulation of RNAi-directed chromatin modification by ubiquitin and SUMO
    £175,891

    Dr Morgan Beeby
    Imperial College London
    Evolutionary pathways to rotary motors: evolution and mechanism of the archaellum
    £117,620

    Professor Simon Belt 
    University of Plymouth 
    Quantification of sea ice carbon within Arctic ecosystems 
    £173,049 

    Dr Alexander Belton 
    University of Lancaster 
    Quantum random walks and quasi-free quantum stochastic calculus 
    £84,895 

    Professor Gavin Bremner 
    University of Lancaster 
    Auditory-visual congruence and young infants’ perception of object persistence 
    £334,712 

    Dr Saverio Brogna 
    University of Birmingham 
    What are the functions of ribosomes within the nucleus? 
    £147,656 

    Dr Glenn Burley 
    University of Strathclyde 
    Transformable photonic circuitry: using DNA to create the next generation of molecularly active surfaces 
    £231,276

    Professor Robert Cernik 
    University of Manchester 
    Using diffracted X-rays to form images with chemical and structural information 
    £247,737 

    Dr Kevin Chalut
    University of Cambridge
    Physical biology of early mammalian embryogenesis and acquisition of pluripotency
    £223,277 

    Professor Neil Champness 
    University of Nottingham 
    Structural elucidation and reactivity modification in metal-organic frameworks 
    £260,350 

    Dr Hugo Christenson 
    University of Leeds 
    Effects of topography on ice nucleation 
    £162,138

    Dr Simon J Clarke 
    University of Oxford 
    Synthesis and control of the properties of solids using soft chemical approaches 
    £143,884 

    Professor David Clayton
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Neurogenomics of perception
    £312,618

    Professor Nicola Clayton 
    University of Cambridge 
    Novel approaches to testing belief state attribution in children and corvids 
    £147,728 

    Dr Matthew Cook 
    Queen’s University Belfast 
    Synthesis and anticancer investigation of diazonamide A 
    £160,889 

    Dr Peter Culmer 
    University of Leeds 
    Sense and sensibility: an optimisation framework for tactile sensing 
    £193,864 

    Dr Sheila Cunningham 
    University of Abertay Dundee 
    The ‘me’ in memory: exploring the developing self and its influence on cognition 
    £106,336 

    Dr Judith Curran 
    University of Liverpool 
    Control of biological responses by isolated synthetic material variables 
    £225,287 

    Dr Hai Deng 
    University of Aberdeen 
    Using spectrometric and genetic techniques for new fluorometabolites discovery 
    £69,089 

    Dr Ross Denton 
    University of Nottingham 
    Catalytic alkylation reactions of free amines with alcohols 
    £142,396 

    Professor Stefan Doerr
    Swansea University
    Carbon sequestration from wildfires? Quantifying the role of pyrogenic carbon
    £231,575 

    Dr Michael Doube 
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London 
    Act big, get big. Bone cell activity scaling among species as a skeletal adaptation mechanism 
    £192,009 

    Dr Dominic Dwyer 
    Cardiff University 
    Generality and specificity in food learning: questioning the received wisdom 
    £300,233

    Professor Ian C Eperon
    University of Leicester
    Is RNA splicing regulated by collisions between proteins bound to a freely-diffusing RNA chain?
    £249,416

    Dr Heather Jane Ferguson 
    University of Kent 
    Imagining the self in fictional worlds: evidence from autism spectrum disorder 
    £225,482

    Professor Matthew Charles Fisher 
    Imperial College London 
    The emperor’s new clothes – are chytrid fungi leaving amphibians naked? 
    £264,405 

    Dr Sonja Franke-Arnold
    University of Glasgow
    Quantum memory and processing of orbital angular momentum information in atomic gasses
    £249,507

    Dr Keara Franklin 
    University of Bristol 
    How do plants sense temperature? 
    £157,901 

    Dr Kristian Franze 
    University of Cambridge 
    Forces in neuronal development and growth 
    £166,156 

    Dr Lucia Garrido 
    Brunel University London 
    Multisensory processing of faces and voices in person identity recognition 
    £202,083 

    Professor Andre Gerber 
    University of Surrey 
    Development of a novel translatome analysis method and application in aging 
    £163,720 

    Dr Duncan Gill
    University of Huddersfield
    Convergent synthesis of aconitine
    £133,481

    Dr Stephen Goldup 
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Mechanically chiral rotaxanes as switchable enantioselective catalysts 
    £104,326 

    Dr Anjali Goswami 
    University College London 
    Untangling the enigmatic origins of placental mammals with fossils and genomics 
    £112,319 

    Dr Lucie Green
    University College London
    Solar magnetic activity: bridging the gap between observation and theory
    £304,505

    Professor Michaele Hardie 
    University of Leeds 
    Structurally dynamic cages and frameworks 
    £239,463 

    Dr Lee Haynes 
    University of Liverpool 
    Mapping mitotic calcium signals in mammalian cells with targeted sensors 
    £176,554 

    Professor Michael Hayward 
    University of Oxford 
    Topochemical reduction of 4d and 5d transition metal oxides 
    £105,122 

    Professor Ortwin Hess
    Imperial College London
    Extreme nonlinear chirality in THz metasurfaces
    £184,819 

    Dr Andrew Horsfield 
    Imperial College London 
    Novel excited electron devices: a computational investigation 
    £147,073 

    Dr Michael Hough 
    University of Essex 
    Enzyme catalysis in action: 3D movies of X-ray induced chemical reactions in protein crystals 
    £173,794 

    Professor Steven Howdle
    University of Nottingham
    A clean and versatile route to hierarchical structured functional devices
    £234,691

    Professor Brian Huntley 
    Durham University 
    Modelling vegetation development during Pleistocene glacials and interglacials 
    £249,730 

    Dr Geoffrey Hyett 
    University of Southampton 
    A new method of nanosynthesis: chemical control of nanostructure in films 
    £95,903 

    Dr Michael Ingleson 
    University of Manchester 
    New routes to B,N-oligoacenes for application in oxygen reduction catalysis 
    £167,561 

    Dr Andrew Jackson
    University of Liverpool
    Evolutionary genomics of free-living and parasitic amoebae
    £112,582

    Dr Andrew Jamieson 
    University of Leicester 
    DNA templated synthesis of de novo protein ß-motifs 
    £129,566 

    Dr Peter Jarowski
    University of Surrey
    Computational molecular design of type IV metallopolymers
    £95,707

    Professor Chris Jarrold 
    University of Bristol 
    The development of procedural working memory 
    £193,065 

    Dr Chris Jiggins 
    University of Cambridge 
    Developing transgenic tests of butterfly wing patterning genes 
    £245,534 

    Professor Hugh R A Jones 
    University of Hertfordshire 
    PAN-Disciplinary algORithms for data Analysis 
    £204,219 

    Professor Anne Juel
    University of Manchester
    Multiple bubble propagation modes in elastorigid models of airway reopening
    £156,490

    Professor Myungshik Kim
    Imperial College London
    Proposal for quantum optical tests of the minimum length scale
    £118,662

    Dr Ian Lane 
    Queen’s University Belfast 
    Production of ultracold hydrogen by molecular fragmentation 
    £180,142 

    Professor Kurt Langfeld 
    University of Plymouth 
    The density of states approach for simulations of dense matter in QCD 
    £137,065 

    Dr Ai-Lan Lee 
    Heriot-Watt University 
    Dual catalysis: gold and photoredox catalysis for stereoselective synthesis 
    £106,832 

    Professor Huiyun Liu 
    University College London 
    High-efficiency GaAsP nanowire solar cells on silicon 
    £181,602 

    Professor Bradley Love
    University College London
    Circumventing limits in memory retrieval
    £256,226

    Dr Stephen Lynch 
    Cardiff University 
    Quantum optics of mid gap chalocogen donors in single crystal silicon 
    £230,776 

    Dr Anotida Madzvamuse 
    University of Sussex 
    Unravelling new mathematics for 3D cell migration 
    £258,593 

    Professor Stefan Maier
    Imperial College London
    Dielectric nanoantennas: exploration of a new low-loss nanophotonics platform
    £197,120

    Dr Ewan Main
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Using repeat proteins to create a toolkit for synthetic biology and biotechnology
    £241,357

    Dr Douglas Mair
    University of Aberdeen
    Calving glaciers: long-term validation and evidence
    £238,775

    Dr Mahesh Marina
    University of Edinburgh
    Application-oriented TV white space networking
    £232,512

    Professor Jon May
    University of Plymouth
    In the dancer’s mind: creativity, novelty and the imagination
    £246,061

    Dr Fernando Montealegre-Z. 
    University of Lincoln 
    The evolution of acoustic communication in fossil and extant insects 
    £249,154 

    Dr Ian Moore 
    University of Oxford 
    Thinking inside the box: how do plants build organised walls? 
    £248,344 

    Dr Karen Mullinger 
    University of Nottingham 
    Revealing the origin of human alpha oscillations using ultra high-field fMRI-EEG 
    £264,470 

    Dr Ryan Nichol 
    University College London 
    Probing the ultra-high energy universe with ANITA and ARA 
    £220,205 

    Dr Sergei Novikov 
    University of Nottingham 
    Molecular beam epitaxy for graphene/boron nitride electronics 
    £132,073 

    Dr Niamh Nowlan 
    Imperial College London 
    The importance of mechanical forces due to prenatal movements for spinal development 
    £296,349 

    Dr Nathan Patmore 
    University of Huddersfield 
    Electron transfer between hydrogen bonded ‘dimers of dimers’ 
    £103,250 

    Dr Mika Peck 
    University of Sussex 
    Rapid acoustic survey: validating acoustic methods for biodiversity assessment 
    £60,421

    Dr Steven Penfield 
    University of Exeter 
    Understanding real limits to plant productivity: a macroeconomic perspective 
    £218,793 

    Mr Sergio Pineda 
    Cardiff University 
    Crystallographically inspired architecture: a new pathway from nanogeometry to design 
    £249,742 

    Professor Don Pollacco
    University of Warwick
    Homogeneous study of transiting systems
    £145,100

    Dr Cristina C Popescu
    University of Central Lancashire
    Connecting the high and low energy views of the Milky Way
    £149,518

    Dr Steven Porter 
    University of Exeter 
    Complex decision-making in bacteria: predicting multikinase-networks 
    £93,873 

    Dr Hugh Rabagliati 
    University of Edinburgh 
    Expectation-driven language learning 
    £158,522 

    Dr Ben Raymond 
    Imperial College London 
    Directed evolution of virulence to overcome resistance to biological insecticide 
    £233,233

    Dr Thomas A Richards
    University of Exeter
    Ancestral gene repertoires at the dawn and diversification of the eukaryotes
    £212,986

    Dr Nicholas Roberts 
    University of Bristol 
    Seeing the invisible – the optics of vertebrate polarisation vision 
    £154,879 

    Dr Jonathan Robbins 
    University of Bristol 
    Liquid crystals defects in Landau-de Gennes theory 
    £155,927 

    Dr Dmitriy Rumynin
    University of Warwick
    Hecke algebras and Kac-Moody groups: representations, lattices and categories
    £152,563

    Professor Michael Ruzhansky
    Imperial College London
    Phase space analysis on nilpotent Lie groups
    £216,178

    Dr Setsuko Sahara
    King’s College London
    A quantitative approach towards understanding the evolutionary cortical size
    regulation
    £177,936

    Professor David Salt
    University of Aberdeen
    Mapping radial ion-transport pathways in plant roots with cell-type specific resolution
    £225,631

    Dr Christoph G Salzmann
    University College London
    Mixtures of large hydrophobes and amorphous ice: new directions in ice research
    £119,421

    Dr Riccardo Sapienza 
    King’s College London 
    Bio-compatible silk random laser 
    £242,888 

    Dr Tamsin Saxton
    Northumbria University
    Dating, mating and relating: how parents shape offspring partner choice
    £53,266

    Professor Dave Scanlan 
    University of Warwick 
    Obtaining a mechanistic understanding of viral photosynthesis 
    £174,844 

    Dr Steven Schockaert 
    Cardiff University 
    Approximating Markov logic theories in possibilistic logic 
    £118,263 

    Professor Walther Schwarzacher 
    University of Bristol 
    Nanoparticle interactions in freeze-concentrated aqueous solutions 
    £173,483 

    Professor Murray Selkirk 
    Imperial College London 
    Dissecting the immunoregulatory function of helminth secreted proteins 
    £178,096 

    Dr Sergey Sergeyev 
    Aston University 
    Combined harnessing of synchronisation in mode locked lasers 
    £233,587 

    Dr Vahid Shahrezaei 
    Imperial College London 
    The impact of cell growth and cell size on protein noise and phenotypic variability 
    £250,173 

    Professor Dudley E Shallcross
    University of Bristol
    Urban airborne particulate pollution, air ions and electric charge effects
    £181,407

    Dr Kieran Sharkey 
    University of Liverpool 
    Invasion in population dynamics 
    £162,614 

    Professor Mike Shipman 
    University of Warwick 
    New molecular scaffolds for the assembly of libraries of chiral diamines 
    £172,313 

    Dr Nima Shokri 
    University of Manchester 
    Fundamental understanding of the evaporation process from saline porous media 
    £148,933 

    Professor Anvar Shukurov 
    Newcastle University 
    Observations and models of turbulent flows: a topological approach 
    £200,457 

    Professor S. Ravi P. Silva 
    University of Surrey 
    Designer “inorganics-in-organics” semiconductors for high energy radiation detection 
    £248,892 

    Dr Christopher Smart
    University of Plymouth
    Shelled heteropods: morphology, molecular taxonomy and global distributions
    £164,585

    Professor (Renee) Elizabeth Sockett 
    University of Nottingham 
    The molecular control of bacterial biting and gliding in Bdellovibrio 
    £143,770 

    Dr Michail Stamatakis 
    University College London 
    Accurate and computationally efficient models for virtual catalyst design 
    £113,044 

    Dr Tokiharu Takahashi 
    University of Manchester 
    The evolutionary origin of the vertebrate head mesoderm 
    £153,451 

    Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff
    University of Aberdeen
    Plant-water interlinkages in northern uplands: mediation of climate change?
    £249,380

    Dr Neil Andrew Thacker
    University of Manchester
    Quantitative use of pattern recognition in the analysis of complex data distributions
    £270,368

    Professor Matthew Thirlwall 
    Royal Holloway, University of London 
    Seawater records and climate change in the Mesozoic 
    £249,584 

    Professor Jennifer Thomas 
    University College London 
    The path to CP violation in the neutrino sector: mega-ton water detectors 
    £383,431

    Dr Jim A Thomas
    University of Sheffield
    Kinetically inert self-assembled macrocycles as sensors for bio-molecules
    £146,312

    Dr Christopher R Thornton
    University of Exeter
    Development of a rapid diagnostic test for amphibian chytridiomycosis
    £142,360

    Dr Cesare Tronci
    University of Surrey
    From geometry to kinetic-fluid systems (and back)
    £252,676

    Professor George Turner 
    Bangor University 
    Genome-wide analysis of the evolution of new species 
    £251,249 

    Professor Simon Roy Turner 
    University of Manchester 
    Exploiting microbial metagenomics to alter plant cell wall composition 
    £246,732 

    Professor Chronis Tzedakis 
    University College London 
    Placing the earliest human occupation of Europe in a climate context 
    £224,364 

    Dr Jasper van Thor 
    Imperial College London 
    A novel structural probe for the light reactions of Photosystem II 
    £278,450 

    Dr Pieter Vermeesch 
    University College London 
    Determining erosion rates to revive the LOREX neutrino experiment (Macedonia) 
    £119,337 

    Dr Tobias von der Haar 
    University of Kent 
    Ribosome movement, information processing and the language of life 
    £168,860 

    Professor Paul Weaver 
    University of Bristol 
    Remote chemical sensing, signal transmission and control of self-actuating structures 
    £210,461 

    Professor A J Welch 
    Heriot-Watt University 
    An exploration of supraicosahedral non-Wadian molecular architectures 
    £193,422 

    Dr Richard Wheatley 
    University of Nottingham 
    A computational study of the effect of temperature and pressure on chemicals 
    £147,722

    Dr Roger Whitehead 
    University of Manchester 
    New bio-catalysts for synthetically useful metabolites from available phenols 
    £167,478 

    Dr Kielan Yarrow 
    City University London 
    Novel neurometric measures to discriminate models of speeded decision making 
    £216,306

    Dr Gabriel Yvon-Durocher
    University of Exeter
    The molecular mechanisms of thermal acclimation and adaptation in marine algae
    £290,658

  • Humanities

    Professor Lynn Abrams
    University of Glasgow
    Housing, everyday life and wellbeing over the long term in Glasgow, c. 1950–1975
    £180,730

    Professor Ian Kenneth Bailiff 
    Durham University 
    Developing new approaches to dating ancient irrigation features 
    £102,443 

    Dr Jennie Batchelor
    University of Kent
    The Lady’s Magazine (1770–1818): understanding the emergence of a genre
    £185,147

    Professor Michael Fulford 
    University of Reading 
    From Roman England to Roman Britain: rural settlement, society and economy 
    £260,639 

    Professor Chris Gosden 
    University of Oxford 
    European Celtic art in context: exploring Celtic art and its eastern links 
    £223,595 

    Dr Hilary Greaves
    University of Oxford
    Population ethics: theory and practice
    £305,487

    Dr Anne C Haour 
    University of East Anglia 
    Cowrie shells: an early global commodity 
    £251,634 

    Professor Colin Haselgrove 
    University of Leicester 
    In the footsteps of Caesar: the archaeology of the first Roman invasions of Britain 
    £330,656 

    Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy 
    Swansea University 
    The enclosed garden: pleasure, contemplation and cure in the hortus conclusus, 1100–1450 
    £156,548 

    Professor Thomas A Heslop
    University of East Anglia
    The medieval parish churches of Norwich: city, community and architecture
    £193,131

    Mr David Howell
    University of Oxford
    Painting by numbers: decoding Ferdinand Bauer’s colour code
    £147,089

    Professor Katarzyna M Jaszczolt
    University of Cambridge
    Expressing the self: cultural diversity and cognitive universals
    £219,634

    Dr Andrew Jones 
    University of Southampton 
    Making a mark: imagery and process in the British and Irish Neolithic 
    £97,826 

    Rev Dr David Ceri Jones
    Aberystwyth University
    George Whitefield (1714–1770) and trans-Atlantic Protestantism
    £115,527

    Dr Parvathi Kumaraswami 
    University of Manchester 
    Beyond Havana and the nation? Peripheral identities and literary culture in Cuba 
    £160,035 

    Dr Jim Leary 
    University of Reading 
    Extending histories: from medieval mottes to prehistoric round mounds 
    £264,705 

    Dr Neil Loader 
    Swansea University 
    New tools for science-based archaeology: isotope-supported dendrochronology 
    £289,875 

    Professor Lutz Marten 
    SOAS, University of London 
    Morphosyntactic variation in Bantu: typology, contact and change 
    £249,613 

    Dr David Millard 
    University of Southampton 
    Story places: exploring the poetics of location-based narratives 
    £183,260 

    Professor Simon Newman 
    University of Glasgow 
    Runaway slaves in Britain: bondage, freedom and race in the eighteenth century 
    £291,327 

    Dr Jose R Oliver 
    University College London 
    The Cotua Island entrepôt: building a reflexive archaeology in the Orinoco basin 
    £332,780 

    Professor Matthew Rampley 
    University of Birmingham 
    Promoting national and imperial identities: museums in Austria-Hungary 
    £286,602 

    Professor Paula Reimer
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Freshwater reservoir effect on re-dating of Eurasian Steppe cultures
    £112,245 

    Professor Andrew Reynolds
    University College London
    Travel and communication in Anglo-Saxon England
    £292,207

    Dr Ian Ruffell 
    University of Glasgow 
    Hero of Alexandria and his theatrical automata 
    £282,881 

    Professor Philip Schofield 
    University College London 
    The authoritative edition of Jeremy Bentham’s economic writings 
    £297,407 

    Dr Tim Shephard 
    University of Sheffield 
    Music in the art of Renaissance Italy, c. 1420–1540 
    £247,972 

    Dr Emma Spary 
    University of Cambridge 
    Selling exotic plant products in Paris, 1670–1730 
    £191,798 

    Professor Stuart Taberner 
    University of Leeds 
    Traumatic pasts, cosmopolitanism, and nation-building in contemporary German and South African literature 
    £260,140 

    Professor Jane Whittle 
    University of Exeter 
    Women’s work in rural England, 1500–1700: a new methodological approach 
    £231,307

    Professor Jon Williamson 
    University of Kent 
    Grading evidence of mechanisms in physics and biology 
    £222,096 

    Professor Andrew Wood 
    Durham University 
    Social relations and everyday life in England, 1500–1640 
    £189,360

  • Social Sciences

    Dr Nicholas Bardsley 
    University of Reading 
    How individual is ‘individual choice’? Exploring team reasoning in context 
    £77,373 

    Professor Alessandro Beber
    City University London
    Short-selling bans and bank stability: evidence from two crises
    £65,074

    Professor Harriet Bradley
    University of the West of England
    Paired peers: moving on up? The impact of social class on graduate destinations
    £262,047

    Professor Fiona Brookman 
    University of South Wales 
    Homicide investigation and forensic science: tracing processes, analysing practices 
    £216,531 

    Professor Chris Brooks 
    University of Reading 
    The first real estate bubble? Land prices and rents in medieval England, c. 1200–1550 
    £196,249 

    Dr Joanna Brück 
    University of Bristol 
    The social context of technology. Non-ferrous metalworking in later prehistoric northwest Europe, c. 1500-50 BCE
    £254,082 

    Dr Charlotte Burns 
    University of York 
    Evaluating the impact of austerity upon environmental policy in Europe 
    £224,372 

    Dr Mary Corcoran 
    University of Keele 
    Voluntary sector adaptation and resilience in the mixed economy of resettlement 
    £161,064 

    Dr Rob Drummond
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Expressing inner city youth identity through multicultural urban British English
    £107,113

    Dr Amanda H Goodall
    City University London
    Leadership, the work environment, and scientific productivity
    £55,225

    Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith 
    University College London 
    Visualising inequality in community networks to enhance participatory planning 
    £256,670

    Professor Shane D Johnson
    University College London
    Migrant networks, decisions, and immigration policy
    £205,365

    Dr Julia P G Jones
    Bangor University
    Can payments for ecosystem services deliver environmental and livelihood benefits?
    £257,224

    Dr Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon
    University of East Anglia
    The role of conferences on academic research: evidence from a natural experiment
    £72,853

    Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright 
    University of Oxford 
    Circuits of waste and value: making e-waste subjects in China and Japan 
    £322,557 

    Professor Paul Martin
    University of Sheffield
    How does inequality get ‘under the skin’? Epigenetics, health disparities and the making of social policy
    £214,967 

    Professor Seán McConville 
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Irish political prisoners, 1960–2000 
    £239,197

    Dr Hugh Smith
    University of Liverpool
    Agricultural change in Britain: modelling past impacts to predict the future
    £217,766

    Dr Matthew Struebig
    University of Kent
    Tolerating tigers: do local beliefs offset human–carnivore conflicts?
    £226,392

    Dr John Tsoukalas
    University of Glasgow
    Where is the news in business cycles? A new approach with novel methodologies
    £119,082 

    Dr Richard Whitaker
    University of Leicester
    MEPs in the 2014–19 European Parliament: the rise of Euroscepticism?
    £56,399

2013
  • Sciences

    Dr Patti Adank
    University College London
    The role of speech motor resonances in spoken language processing
    £150,989

    Dr James Adelman
    University of Warwick
    The easyNet system for implementing and visualising cognitive models
    £253,912

    Dr Mete Atature
    University of Cambridge
    Revealing magnetic phenomena at oxide interfaces via diamond-based nano-MRI
    £249,792

    Dr Jennifer Barclay
    University of East Anglia
    Timing is everything: anticipating future eruptive activity on Ascension Island
    £242,932

    Dr Benedetta Bassetti
    University of York
    Effects of orthography on phonology in second language speakers of English: pronunciation, phonological awareness, speech perception and spelling
    £181,486

    Dr Ian Bastow
    Imperial College London
    The building of North America: evidence from seismology
    £126,349

    Dr Marco Beato    
    University College London
    The tuning of motor circuits by recurrent excitation and inhibition
    £196,355

    Professor Kai Bongs
    University of Birmingham
    Understanding and exploiting quantum processes in nature
    £249,910

    Dr Martin Booth
    University of Oxford
    Three-dimensional photonic engineering of diamond using adaptive optics
    £237,648

    Dr Melanie Britton
    University of Birmingham
    Magnetic resonance imaging of aluminium and zinc electroplating in ionic liquids
    £149,951

    Dr Mark Brosnan
    University of Bath
    Computer-delivered social stories to reduce challenging behaviour in ASD
    £210,761

    Professor Manfred Buck
    University of St Andrews
    Supramolecular self-assemblies as nanotemplates for electrodeposition
    £104,436

    Professor Larry Bull
    University of the West of England
    Embodied evolutionary computing design: vertical axis wind turbine case study
    £92,420

    Professor Stephen Busby
    University of Birmingham
    New roles for old transcription factors
    £124,368

    Professor Roger K Butlin
    University of Sheffield
    The role of natural selection in divergence between aphid host races
    £129,902

    Dr Cristian Capelli
    University of Oxford
    The genetic landscape of southern Africa human populations
    £177,880

    Dr Paola Carbone
    University of Manchester
    Effect of responsive copolymers on the structure of phospholipid bilayers
    £150,482

    Dr Donatella Cassettari
    University of St Andrews
    Advanced atom traps for precise rotation sensing
    £249,791

    Dr David Cassidy
    University College London
    Gravitational free fall experiments with positronium
    £147,622

    Dr Adrian Chaplin
    University of Warwick
    Transition metal-based [2]rotaxanes for the investigation of alkane activation
    £160,874

    Professor Deborah Charlesworth
    University of Edinburgh
    Evolution of suppressed recombination between the X and Y chromosomes of a plant
    £106,696

    Dr Victor Chechik
    University of York
    Chemistry at cold plasma—liquid interfaces
    £153,237

    Professor David Clary
    University of Oxford
    Calculation of rates of chemical reactions
    £131,003

    Professor Hilary Downes
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Forming the Earth and other rocky planets
    £169,716

    Professor John Gerard Doyle
    Armagh Observatory
    The contribution of jets and sporadic events to the coronal heating puzzle
    £249,678

    Dr Ingrid Dreveny
    University of Nottingham
    Molecular basis of ciliary trafficking: lessons from Bardet Biedl proteins
    £150,721

    Dr Denis Drieghe
    University of Southampton
    Phonological processing during Arabic reading
    £155,779

    Dr Dorothy Duffy
    University College London
    Modifying semiconductors by exciting electrons
    £158,285

    Professor Maurice Elphick
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Neuropeptide ‘cocktails’: is there a message in the mix?
    £119,640

    Dr David Fermin
    University of Bristol
    Novel dehydrogenase-based architectures for electrocatalytic conversion of liquid fuels
    £141,512

    Professor Vincent Fusco    
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Near field subwavelength resolution imaging in lossy inhomogeneous media  
    £173,435

    Dr Elizabeth Gibson
    University of Nottingham
    Dye-sensitised NiO photocathodes for solar fuel generation
    £95,779

    Dr Richard Goodey
    City University London
    Interaction between new and existing buried infrastructure
    £155,950

    Dr Anjali Goswami
    University College London
    Walking the cat back: evolutionary mechanics and modularity of felid locomotion
    £219,910

    Dr David Grainger
    University of Birmingham
    How do cells protect their genes from pervasive transcription?
    £141,388

    Professor Murray Grant
    University of Exeter
    Re-engineering plant defenses to nullify phytopathogen virulence strategies
    £200,129

    Professor Claire Grierson
    University of Bristol
    How plant roots cohere with soil
    £251,769

    Dr Ramon Grima
    University of Edinburgh
    Pushing the frontiers of stochastic modelling in biology: intrinsic noise in non-dilute conditions
    £124,461

    Dr Paul Harris
    University of Brighton
    A mathematical model of the formation and growth of cavities in the spinal cord
    £101,947

    Professor Elisabeth Hill
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    The role of motor abilities in the development of typical and atypical social behaviour
    £216,005

    Dr Richard Holland
    Queen’s University Belfast
    The mystery of bird migration: testing hypotheses of true navigation
    £159,214

    Dr Zhaorong Huang
    Cranfield University
    Self-powered electrochemical promotion of catalysis
    £213,370

    Professor John Hutchinson
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London
    The evolutionary biomechanics of sesamoid bones in vertebrate limbs: a synthesis
    £284,288

    Professor Alan Johnston
    University College London
    Temporal characteristics of gaze perception
    £244,098

    Dr Rufus Johnstone
    University of Cambridge
    Adaptive modelling of human infant growth
    £144,340

    Professor Gareth Jones
    University of Bristol
    Ecosystem services, bats and biodiversity: an evidence-based approach in Malawi
    £201,136

    Dr Mark W Jones
    Swansea University
    Advanced visualisation techniques for urban modelling/simulation
    £89,523

    Dr Yuri Kalnishkan
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Online self-tuning learning algorithms for handling historical information
    £133,964

    Dr Aris Karastergiou
    University of Oxford
    Real time discovery on next generation telescopes with graphics processing units
    £230,685

    Dr Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern
    University of Bath
    Wastewater profiling for community-wide human exposure assessment from environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals in personal care and consumer products
    £226,866

    Dr Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy
    University of Reading
    Developing in vitro approaches for testing mucoadhesive drug delivery systems
    £160,851

    Dr Dmitry Krizhanovskii
    University of Sheffield
    Soliton phenomena in strongly light-matter coupled microcavities and waveguides: fundamentals and applications
    £162,644

    Dr Leonid Kulakov
    Queen’s University Belfast
    A phage metagenomics approach to forecast the evolution of microbial communities
    £84,070

    Dr Pedro Lacerda
    Queen’s University Belfast
    A laboratory and telescopic study of the colours of icy solar system objects
    £153,609

    Professor James Ladyman
    University of Bristol
    Applying homotopy type theory in logic, metaphysics and philosophy of physics
    £177,093

    Dr Robert Leech
    Imperial College London
    Vocal learning and the importance of noise
    £175,806

    Professor Tim Lenton
    University of Exeter
    Controls on ocean redox structure and atmospheric oxygen during the Proterozoic
    £224,415

    Professor Philip Lightfoot
    University of St Andrews
    New chemical paradigms in the search for quantum spin liquids
    £164,036

    Professor Adrian Lister
    Natural History Museum
    Evolutionary patterns in deer on Mediterranean islands
    £180,110

    Dr Virpi Lummaa    
    University of Sheffield
    Causes and consequences of parasite infection in Myanmar timber elephants     
    £290,467

    Professor Stefan Maier
    Imperial College London
    Nano-particle assisted super-resolution microscopy for live cell imaging
    £124,143

    Dr Ilya Mandel
    University of Birmingham
    Testing general relativity with ground-based gravitational-wave observations
    £162,185

    Dr Louise Martin
    University College London
    Prehistoric hunting strategies in Jordan: reconstructing prey behaviour and ecology
    £252,262

    Dr Karen McComb
    University of Sussex
    Emotional awareness as a basis for social success in a non-human: the domestic horse 
    £285,389

    Professor Francis McGlone
    Liverpool John Moores University
    Investigation of the role of 5-HT in psychological responses to affective touch
    £235,639

    Professor Paul McGraw
    University of Nottingham
    The effect of abnormal visual experience early in life on cortical representation
    £238,184

    Mr Anthony Miller
    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
    Conserving the flora of the Socotra Archipelago: integrating evolution into conservation
    £237,426

    Dr Russell Minns
    University of Southampton
    High harmonic spectroscopy as a tool for the study of photochemical reactivity
    £210,002

    Dr Wesley Moran
    University of Huddersfield
    Iodonium salts: new varieties and novel reactions
    £104,664

    Professor Philip Mountford
    University of Oxford
    Synthesis and reactions of novel alkaline earth and rare earth metal-metal bonds
    £179,354

    Dr Darren Obbard
    University of Edinburgh
    The phylogenetic origins of antiviral RNAi in animals
    £110,307

    Dr Cock van Oosterhout
    University of East Anglia
    Testing a paradigm-shifting new theory of MHC evolution
    £224,114

    Dr Anastasia Papavasiliou
    University of Warwick
    Statistical inference of complex systems through rough paths
    £197,766

    Dr Karen Polizzi
    Imperial College London
    How does yeast Golgi organisation contribute to protein glycosylation?
    £108,160

    Professor Robert Poole
    University of Sheffield
    Carbon monoxide (CO) and CO-releasing molecules (CO-RMs) as adjuvants to antibiotics?
    £224,515

    Dr Emmanuel Pothos
    City University London
    Quantum similarity: harnessing the flexibility of human similarity judgments
    £98,962

    Dr Matthew Powner
    University College London
    Phosphoro-Strecker reaction: amino acid synthesis and phosphoryl activation
    £189,794

    Professor Alexander Premet
    University of Manchester
    Finite W-algebras: quantization and the Gelfand-Kirillov conjecture
    £147,507

    Professor David Procter
    University of Manchester
    Asymmetric reductive desymmetrisation of feedstocks by electron transfer
    £149,616

    Professor Kathleen Rastle
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Moving beyond the monosyllable in models of skilled reading
    £161,537

    Professor Katharine Reid
    University of Nottingham
    Time-resolved measurements in the molecular frame
    £154,132

    Dr Luke Rendell
    University of St Andrews
    Developing a data-driven multi-agent model for studying humpback whale song
    £119,556

    Dr James Russell
    University of Cambridge
    The development of episodic foresight in young children: spatiotemporal binding.
    £91,398

    Professor David Saad
    Aston University
    Islands of equilibrium in a non-equilibrium world
    £155,624

    Professor Mark S P Sansom
    University of Oxford
    Design of biomimetic nanopores
    £171,571

    Professor Julie Scholes
    University of Sheffield
    Understanding virulence in Striga, a major parasite of African cereal crops
    £241,718

    Professor Michael Siva-Jothy
    University of Sheffield
    Characterising insect haemocyte function in vivo
    £244,327

    Professor Trevor Smart
    University College London
    Photo-modulation of native GABA-A receptors in the brain
    £299,217

    Dr Marie Smith
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Exploration of typical and atypical development of flexible face-processing strategies
    £112,203

    Dr Claire Spottiswoode
    University of Cambridge
    The role of phenotypic plasticity in driving a remarkable adaptive radiation
    £183,593

    Dr Benjamin W Tatler
    University of Dundee
    Learning and representing three-dimensional environments from multiple two-dimensional dynamic views
    £144,477

    Dr Nickolay Trendafilov
    Open University
    Sparse factor analysis with application to large data sets
    £173,257

    Dr Abigail Tucker
    King’s College London
    Evolution of mammals: a comparative study of the developing middle ear
    £197,593

    Dr James Tucker
    University of Birmingham
    Expanding the range and versatility of ferrocene nucleic acids
    £118,436

    Dr Lyudmila Turyanska
    University of Nottingham
    Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals with dual functionality
    £150,170

    Dr Chris Venditti
    University of Reading
    The evolutionary paths to diversity and innovation
    £250,202

    Dr Richard Walker
    University of Oxford
    Climatic, environmental and tectonic influences on prehistoric human development in Iran
    £176,559

    Professor Michael Ward
    University of Sheffield
    Redox-based switching of guest uptake and release in a polyhedral cage host
    £100,215

    Dr Meesha Warmington
    University of York
    Executive control, working memory and literacy skills in bilingual children
    £217,890

    Dr Chris Wendl
    University College London
    Intersections in low-dimensional symplectic field theory
    £151,035

    Dr Chris West
    University of Leeds
    Determining the molecular links between transcription and recombination
    £181,241

    Dr Andrew Wilson
    University of Leeds
    Towards bionic proteins: tertiary structures from non-natural building blocks
    £244,987

    Professor Stephen Wimperis
    University of Glasgow
    Structure and function of immobilised enzymes by solid-state NMR spectroscopy
    £160,233

    Dr Jonathan Worrall
    University of Essex
    Fat(al) attraction of cytochrome c: a new approach to study protein-lipid interactions
    £162,175

    Dr Wolfgang Wüster
    Bangor University
    Going with the flow? The genetic and genomic basis for snake venom evolution
    £101,951

    Dr Johannes Zimmer
    University of Bath
    A novel passage from particles to PDEs far from equilibrium
    £192,378

  • Humanities

    Dr Nick Ashton
    British Museum
    Mapping Palaeolithic Britain: place, space and time
    £159,347

    Professor Graeme Barker
    University of Cambridge
    How resilient were Neanderthals and modern humans in southwest Asia to climate change? Reinvestigating Shanidar Cave
    £470,805

    Dr Silvia M Bello
    Natural History Museum
    Cutmark micro-morphometrics and the stage of carcass decay: a pilot study using three-dimensional microscopy
    £89,389

    Dr Paul Botley
    University of Warwick
    Isaac Casaubon in England (1610–1614): a critical edition of his correspondence
    £184,040

    Dr Andrew Burnett
    British Museum
    Coinage, policy and civic life in the Roman imperial provinces at the end of the Severan Age, 218–244 CE
    £157,113

    Professor Andrew Chamberlain
    University of Manchester
    An investigation of ancient animal mummies using diagnostic radiographic imaging
    £246,725

    Professor Guy Cook
    King’s College London
    People, products, pests and pets: the discursive representation of animals
    £249,951

    Professor Nicholas Cronk
    University of Oxford
    Constructing contemporary history in the Enlightenment: Voltaire historian
    £115,530

    Professor James Crow
    University of Edinburgh
    Engineering the Byzantine water supply: procurement, construction and operation
    £250,795

    Dr S William G Davies
    University of Southampton
    Palaeolithic origins of ceramic technology: innovative and creative revolutions
    £136,663

    Professor Mark Edmonds
    University of York
    Working stone, making communities: technology and identity in prehistoric Orkney
    £243,207

    Professor Clive Gamble
    University of Southampton
    Seasonality, mobility and storage in Palaeolithic hunting societies
    £163,228

    Professor Elizabeth Graham
    University College London
    The role of past human activity in structuring modern landscapes and soils
    £210,554

    Professor Colin Haselgrove
    University of Leicester
    (Re)dating Danebury hillfort and later prehistoric settlements in the environs: a Bayesian approach
    £242,743

    Dr Jules Holroyd
    University of Nottingham
    Bias and blame: do moral interactions modulate the expression of implicit bias?
    £220,608

    Professor Ronald E Hutton
    University of Bristol
    The figure of the witch: the European witch-hunt in full cultural context
    £220,799

    Professor Richard P Ingham
    Birmingham City University
    A bilingual thesaurus
    £108,329

    Professor Adrian Johnstone
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Notions and notation: Babbage’s language of thought
    £222,540

    Professor Geoffrey Khan
    University of Cambridge
    Untapped manuscripts and reading traditions for a new Biblical Hebrew grammar
    £136,175

    Dr Marion Löffler
    University of Wales 
    Knowledge transfer and social networks: European learning and the revolution in Welsh Victorian scholarship
    £85,302

    Dr William Lyons
    University of Bristol
    Scripture, dissent and Deaf space: St Saviour’s, Oxford Street
    £244,911

    Dr Stephen Parker
    University of Worcester
    Faith on the air: a religious educational broadcasting history c.1920 to present
    £219,050

    Professor Anne Marie Rafferty
    King’s College London
    From microbes to matrons: infection control in British hospitals, 1870–1970
    £223,827

    Professor Lord Colin Renfrew
    University of Cambridge
    Icon and centre in the Cycladic early bronze age: the implications of Keros
    £148,329

    Professor Stephen Rippon
    University of Exeter
    Planning in the early Medieval landscape: technology, society and settlement
    £98,381

    Dr Leigh Shaw-Taylor
    University of Cambridge
    Transport, urbanisation and economic development in England, c. 1670–1911
    £278,418

    Professor Florian Urban
    Glasgow School of Art
    The New Tenement
    £179,389

    Mr David Whitley
    University of Cambridge
    In living memory: the place and uses of learning poetry
    £135,677

    Dr Abigail Williams
    University of Oxford
    A new history of reading and authorship in the eighteenth century
    £206,386

    Professor Matthew Worley
    University of Reading
    Punk, politics and British youth culture, 1975–1985
    £110,569

  • Social Sciences

    Dr Philip Boland
    Queen’s University Belfast
    From plantation to peace: Derry/Londonderry as the UK’s first City of Culture
    £197,819

    Dr Lynda Boothroyd
    Durham University
    Impact of media access and local ecology on beauty ideals in Nicaragua
    £249,918

    Professor Rupert Brown
    University of Sussex
    The indirect experience of hate crime: the victim group response
    £247,602

    Dr Jenny Byrne
    University of Southampton
    A longitudinal study to explore the impact of pre-service teacher health training on early-career teachers’ roles as health promoters
    £56,630

    Dr Mitchell Callan
    University of Essex
    Personal relative deprivation and status consumption
    £129,479

    Dr Giacinta Cestone
    City University London
    Internal labour and capital markets in French business groups
    £130,070

    Professor David Simon Cowan
    University of Bristol
    Shared ownership: crisis moments
    £71,686

    Dr Jadunandan Dash
    University of Southampton
    Assessing current and future tropical cyclone vulnerability in east India
    £87,626

    Dr Ruth Evans
    University of Reading
    Death in the family in urban Senegal: bereavement, care and family relations
    £135,532

    Professor Martin Everett
    University of Manchester
    Collecting and analysing secondary covert social network data
    £247,940

    Mr John Forth
    National Institute of Economic and Social Research
    Workplace employment relations: an Anglo–French study
    £218,649

    Professor Barry Godfrey
    University of Liverpool
    After care: youth justice and its long term impacts, 1850–1945
    £85,506

    Dr Rachel Harris
    SOAS, University of London
    Sounding Islam in China: a multi-sited ethnographic study
    £304,601

    Dr Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson
    University College London
    The changing socio-economic profile of PPCs and MPs in Britain, 1945–2015
    £98,271

    Professor Carolyn Hoyle
    University of Oxford
    Last resorts: decisions and discretion at the Criminal Cases Review Commission
    £110,338

    Professor Deborah James
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Creative interventions: innovation in public legal services after Legal Aid
    £122,387

    Dr Danny McGowan
    Bangor University
    Demand shocks and productivity: evidence from a natural experiment
    £30,294

    Professor Michael Moore
    University of Warwick
    The finance microstructure approach to the economics of exchange rates
    £198,554

    Professor Linda Mulcahy
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Design and due process: facilitating participation in the justice system
    £132,726

    Dr Fiona Nunan
    University of Birmingham
    Networking for fisheries co-management on Lake Victoria, East Africa
    £129,556

    Dr Theodoros Papaioannou
    Open University
    Unpacking the role of industry associations in diffusion and governance of health innovations in developing countries
    £142,196

    Dr Martyn Pickersgill
    University of Edinburgh
    Neuroscience and family life: the brain in policy and everyday practice
    £106,031

    Professor Brian Rappert
    University of Exeter
    Beyond the digital divide: sharing research data across developing and developed countries
    £123,228

    Professor Chris Reed
    University of Dundee
    Dialogue-based exploration of argument and mediation space
    £188,834

    Dr Chris Stiff
    University of Keele
    Campus citizen behaviours: predicting students’ pro-social behavious
    £71,291

    Dr Harriet Tenenbaum
    University of Surrey
    Children’s reasoning about peer rejection based on status
    £171,625

    Dr Leon Watts
    University of Bath
    Investing care and appreciating effort in the use of personal communication technology
    £135,401

    Dr Netta Weinstein
    University of Essex
    Motivational prosody: a new approach to understanding motivational communication
    £189,478

    Professor Dirk van Zyl Smit
    University of Nottingham
    Life imprisonment worldwide: principles and practice
    £222,785

2012
  • Sciences

    Dr Andrey Abramov
    University College London
    Novel properties of phylogenetically ancient molecule in the mammalian cells
    £189,202

    Professor Nabeel Affara
    University of Cambridge
    Control of offspring sex ratio by spermatid genes that evade transcript sharing 
    £244,745

    Dr Suzanne Aigrain
    University of Oxford
    A robust toolbox for exoplanet data analysis
    £219,278

    Dr Tim Albrecht
    Imperial College London
    Ringtronics: single-molecule circuitry for electronics and spintronics
    £507,855

    Professor David Andrews
    University of East Anglia
    Electrodynamics of optically coupled and activated nanoparticles
    £140,424

    Dr Alexandre Anesio
    University of Bristol
    Are viruses major ecological and evolutionary drivers of microbial community change in low temperature habitats?
    £158,083

    Professor Judith Armitage
    University of Oxford
    Spatio-temporal positioning of proteins through bacterial cell cycle
    £172,562

    Dr Heike Arnolds
    University of Liverpool
    Ultrafast spectroscopy of molecular electronic junctions
    £102,813

    Professor Alison Baker
    University of Leeds
    Synthetic organelles: manipulating peroxisome protein import to create designer compartments
    £225,906

    Professor Eric Barnard
    University of Cambridge
    Assemblies and migrations of native P2Y ATP-receptors in developing brain 
    £74,598
    Dr Gabriel Barrenechea
    University of Strathclyde
    Minimal stabilisation procedures on anisotropic meshes and nonlinear schemes
    £188,037

    Dr Tomas Bellamy
    University of Nottingham
    Analysis of cell signalling networks using dynamic inputs
    £227,242

    Professor Isabel Bermudez
    Oxford Brookes University
    Characterising the functional spectrum of the mosquito GABA receptor
    £153,275

    Dr Jan-Willem Bos
    Heriot-Watt University
    Reduced titanium and niobium oxide thermoelectrics
    £145,784

    Professor Simon Bottrell
    University of Leeds
    Validating models for microbial colonisation and function in the subsurface
    £109,839

    Dr Neil Bowles
    University of Oxford
    Thermal emission spectroscopy to support remote sensing of asteroids
    £243,399

    Dr Jason Braithwaite
    University of Birmingham
    Cortical hyperexcitability and the out-of-body experience (OBE)
    £125,634

    Dr Will Branford
    Imperial College London
    Imaging low temperature phases in artificial spin ice
    £223,471

    Professor Zdzislaw Brzezniak
    University of York
    Quasi-geostrophic and related stochastic partial differential equations
    £93,155

    Professor Martin Buck
    Imperial College London
    Quantitative live cell imaging of enhancer dependent gene expression
    £241,106

    Professor Franco Cacialli
    University College London
    Complementary zinc-oxide optoelectronics
    £245,618

    Dr Colin Campbell
    University of Edinburgh
    Mapping local steady state redox potentials with subcellular resolution
    £243,900

    Dr John Carr
    University of Cambridge
    Payback: do plant viruses compensate their hosts by helping attract pollinators?
    £241,544

    Dr Steven Cobb
    Durham University
    The development of 19F-NMR as a tool for analysing steroid degradation in active urine samples
    £68,268
    Professor Colyn Crane-Robinson
    University of Portsmouth
    Linker histones and the structure of the chromatosome
    £72,990

    Dr Peter Crittenden
    University of Nottingham
    The ecology of mat-forming lichens—new vision using X-ray computed tomography
    £136,299

    Professor Darren Crowdy
    Imperial College London
    ‘Holey’ optical fibre (MOF) fabrication: towards a mathematical model
    £242,640

    Dr Colin Crump
    University of Cambridge
    Developing super-resolution microscopy for the analysis of virus replication
    £188,516

    Professor Jamie Davies
    University of Edinburgh
    Building a synthetic cell patterning mechanism to test a biological model
    £238,569

    Dr Alfonso De Simone
    Imperial College London
    Combining carbon-detected NMR and simulations to study intractable proteins
    £176,847

    Professor Fred Diamond
    King's College London
    Langlands correspondences for GL(2) in finite characteristic
    £113,091

    Professor Jens Eggers
    University of Bristol
    Geometrical description of free-surface singularities and cusp universality
    £141,437

    Professor Andrew Ellis
    University of Leicester
    Freezing complexes in helium nanodroplets: a unique tool for chemical dynamics
    £122,734

    Dr Thomas Ellis
    Imperial College London
    Organised natural structures using synthetic biology
    £78,215

    Dr Karen Faulds
    University of Strathclyde
    Assembly of nanoparticles for optimisation of enhanced Raman scattering
    £169,093

    Dr Matt Friedman
    University of Oxford
    Reconciling ichthyology and palaeontology with exceptionally preserved fossils
    £212,663

    Dr Matthew Fuchter
    Imperial College London
    Asymmetric photochemical synthesis with circularly polarised light
    £110,609

    Dr Todor Gerdjikov
    University of Leicester
    Optogenetic analysis of reward mechanisms in the brain: contributions of the PPN-VTA circuit
    £82,067

    Dr Fiona Gill
    University of Leeds
    Investigating biogeochemical evidence for chemosymbiosis at fossil cold seeps
    £85,002

    Professor Gerard Gilmore
    University of Cambridge
    The Gaia-ESO survey: quantifying the formation and evolution of the Milky Way
    £262,680

    Professor John Goodby
    University of York
    Microsponges derived from plant spores in novel materials applications
    £189,710

    Dr Jelena Grbic
    University of Manchester
    The homotopy theory of toric spaces
    £219,633

    Dr Chris Greenwell
    Durham University
    Archean earth peptide formation: setting geochemical constraints on the origin of proteins
    £240,015

    Dr Kay Grünewald
    University of Oxford
    Polysomes in cells – the society of ribosomes
    £250,000

    Dr Chris Hamilton
    University of East Anglia
    Methods for analysing ‘invisible’ cellular disulfides
    £114,770

    Dr Robert Harrison
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Has defence dictated the evolution of venom composition in spitting cobras?
    £209,171

    Dr Natalie Hempel de Ibarra
    University of Exeter
    How insects learn: the fixed and variable components of bumblebee learning flights
    £237,467

    Dr Katharine Hendry
    Cardiff University
    Southern Ocean sponges: the link between biogeography and geochemistry
    £75,142

    Dr Joseph Jackson
    Aberystwyth University
    Thermal variation and immunity in ectothermic vertebrates
    £242,019

    Dr MS Jackson
    Newcastle University
    Mechanisms and impact 
    of post transcriptional exon shuffling (PTES) in mammals
    £172,955

    Professor Marcel Jaspars
    University of Aberdeen
    Natural product nanotechnology: engineering natural products for new uses
    £218,274

    Dr Mikko Juusola
    University of Sheffield
    From wiring to brain function in Drosophila; the role of intrinsic activity
    £236,734

    Dr Malcolm Kadodwala
    University of Glasgow
    Ultrasensitive characterisation of biological structure with supertwisted light
    £162,255

    Dr Terence Kee
    University of Leeds
    A novel chemoton model for the emergence of self-maintaining systems
    £166,816

    Dr Heather Knight
    Durham University
    Control of specificity in gene expression
    £172,188

    Professor Michael Krom
    University of Leeds
    Understanding the delivery of phosphorus nutrient to the oceans
    £170,558

    Dr Nick Lane
    University College London
    A far-from-equilibrium reactor to investigate the origin of life
    £248,883

    Dr Richard Layfield
    University of Manchester
    Selective functionalisation of pentadienylsilanes
    £144,971

    Dr Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu
    University of Warwick
    Multiscale biomechanical investigation of engineered tissue
    £211,105

    Dr Sylvain Ladame
    Imperial College London
    G-quadruplexes in gene promoters and untranslated regions: myth or reality?
    £174,974

    Professor Stephen Matthews
    Imperial College London
    Investigating chaperone-usher pili for assembling new biosynthetic materials
    £192,357

    Professor Peter Meyer
    University of Leeds
    Dissecting an ancient, but hitherto cryptic function of DNA methyltransferases
    £101,765

    Professor Carmen Molina-Paris
    University of Leeds
    Vascular receptor-ligand programming: stochastic modelling of cellular fate
    £245,031

    Professor William Motherwell
    University College London
    Studies of non-covalent Interactions of functional groups with pi systems
    £155,648

    Dr Robert Nudds
    University of Manchester
    Reconstructing the flight capabilities of feathered fossils
    £148,988

    Dr Neil Oldham
    University of Nottingham
    Trans-polyketide synthases and their products: making the connection
    £153,221

    Professor Chris Oliver
    University of Birmingham
    Social-cognition and its relation to social development in neurodevelopmental disorders
    £206,184

    Dr Hannah O'Regan
    Liverpool John Moores University
    Quantifying the mosaic: testing modern analogues for African palaeoenvironments
    £222,780

    Dr Iain Oswald
    University of Strathclyde
    Pressure-induced synthesis of doped polymers—a greener route to functional polymers
    £159,982

    Dr Mark Paine
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Molecular characterisation of Anopheles gambiae heme oxygenase
    £205,361

    Dr Rosie Parnell
    University of Sheffield
    Children transforming spatial design: creative encounters with children
    £231,059

    Professor Roy Quinlan
    Durham University
    Development of a multiscale model of the eye lens to inform evolution and tissue morphogenesis
    £251,138

    Professor Ferruccio Renzoni
    University College London
    Exploring stochastic thermodynamics with optical traps
    £149,040

    Professor David Ritchie
    University of Cambridge
    Developing thermodynamic probes to study two-dimensional electron systems
    £243,523

    Dr Jonathan Rossiter
    University of Bristol
    A robot that decomposes: towards biodegradable robotic organisms
    £209,558

    Dr Jennifer Rowson
    University of Sheffield
    A novel methodology for modelling complex biomechanical systems using Bayesian uncertainty analysis
    £88,248

    Professor Alexander Ruban
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Photosynthetic light harvesting in natural and artificial membranes
    £176,412

    Professor Ian Russell
    University of Brighton
    Exploiting acoustic distortion by mosquitoes to listen on the wing
    £193,688

    Dr Jonathan Sadler
    University of Birmingham
    Integrating ecology and social science in conservation: orchards, beetles, and agroecology
    £256,552

    Professor Ekhard Salje
    University of Cambridge
    Domain boundaries as active elements in multiferroic materials and in minerals
    £90,178

    Professor Pauline Schaap
    University of Dundee
    Regulation of eukaryote sessility by diguanylate cyclise
    £184,308

    Professor Mark Sephton
    Imperial College London
    The Moon as a recorder of organic matter in the Solar System
    £123,053

    Dr Joanna Setchell
    Durham University
    Stress, life history, and dental development in primates
    £67,325

    Dr James Sharp
    University of Nottingham
    Oscillations of sessile droplets
    £66,062

    Dr Nadia Sidorova
    University College London
    Localisation for branching Bouchaud random walks
    £200,253

    Dr Radostin Simitev
    University of Glasgow
    Two-layer thermo-compositional dynamo models of the geomagnetic field
    £147,661

    Dr Dmitry Skryabin
    University of Bath
    Nonlinear photonics of microcavity polaritons in periodic structures
    £156,936

    Dr Jason Smith
    University of Oxford
    Tunable microcavities for sensing in the physical and biological sciences
    £227,833

    Dr Binod Sreenivasan
    Coventry University
    Experimental simulation of magnetoconvection in the Earth's tangent cylinder
    £91,997

    Dr Junwang Tang
    University College London
    Feasibility of nanomaterial fabrication by microwave-promoted microreactor
    £249,930

    Dr Richard Tipping
    University of Stirling
    Landscape dynamics and Bannockburn 1314: scientific answers to historical problems
    £119,359

    Dr Tchavdar Todorov
    Queen's University Belfast
    Dynamics of irradiation in materials and biological systems
    £88,509

    Dr Dave Townsend
    Heriot-Watt University
    A novel LIAD source for the enhanced study of molecular dynamics
    £210,426

    Dr Sophia Tsoka
    King's College London
    Community structure detection in complex networks 
    £185,267

    Dr Tobias Uller
    University of Oxford
    Epigenetics in context: how ecology shapes the epigenome in wild animals
    £107,740

    Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
    Newcastle University
    What is the surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange across contrasting biogeochemical regimes?
    £138,544

    Professor Paul Valdes
    University of Bristol
    Assessing the tropical climate over the last glacial/interglacial
    £177,357

    Dr Giovanni Verri
    University College London
    Photoluminescence imaging and spectroscopy of painting and conservation material
    £156,792

    Professor Robin Walker
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    The role of the human midbrain in response preparation
    £188,034

    Dr Darren Walsh
    University of Nottingham
    Fuel cells inspired by nature: thin film catalysts from renewable materials
    £70,565

    Dr Jonathan Wilden
    University College London
    Development of novel sulfonamide-based peptidomimetics
    £78,170

    Dr Gregory Wildgoose
    University of East Anglia
    Calixarene-modified electrodes: enzyme mimics for heterogeneous chiral synthesis
    £80,063

    Dr Mark Williams
    University of Leicester
    Pioneer ostracod zooplankton
    £153,981

    Dr James Wilton-Ely
    Imperial College London
    Gold nanoparticles functionalised with transition metal units
    £74,545

    Professor Dek Woolfson
    University of Bristol
    The design, assembly and functionalisation of peptide nanotubes
    £143,611

    Dr Geraldine Wright
    Newcastle University
    The molecular logic of gustation in bees
    £270,770

    Dr Aidong Yang
    University of Surrey
    Engineering localised synergetic production networks based on renewable resources
    £179,597

    Dr Shengfu Yang
    University of Leicester
    Synthesis of neutral helium compounds in superfluid helium nanodroplets
    £132,980

    Dr Xiangbing Zeng
    University of Sheffield
    Liquid quasicrystals and their approximants
    £236,701

    Dr Shuang Zhang
    University of Birmingham
    Controlling Casimir force using optical metamaterials
    £242,820

  • Humanities

    Dr Eleni Asouti
    University of Liverpool
    ‘Unfamiliar landscapes’: from foraging to farming in central Anatolia, Turkey
    £231,948

    Dr Tim Ayers
    University of York
    The building accounts for St Stephen's Chapel, Palace of Westminster, 1292-1366
    £118,832

    Professor Peter Barry
    Aberystwyth University
    Devolved voices: Welsh poetry in English since 1997
    £232,042

    Professor Neil Bermel
    University of Sheffield
    Acceptability and forced-choice judgments in the study of linguistic variation
    £130,676

    Professor Dauvit Broun
    University of Glasgow
    The transformation of Gaelic Scotland in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
    £240,327

    Dr Pratik Chakrabarti
    University of Kent
    An antique land; geology, philology and the making of the Indian subcontinent, 1830–1920
    £221,439

    Dr Oliver Creighton
    University of Exeter
    Anarchy? War and status in twelfth-century landscapes of conflict
    £135,782

    Professor Anne Curry
    University of Southampton
    'Old wine in new bottles'. English Gascony (1360–1453) for the digital future
    £247,692

    Professor Jim Davis
    University of Warwick
    British-Australian cultural exchange: live performance 1880–1960
    £131,343

    Dr Cecile De Cat
    University of Leeds
    Referential communication and executive function skills in bilingual children
    £161,284

    Dr Peter Flugel
    SOAS, University of London
    Johannes Klatt's Jaina-onomasticon
    £245,160

    Dr Peter Garrard
    St George's, University of London
    A 'semantic space' to analyse content and coherence in eighteenth-century writing
    £105,082

    Professor Thomas Higham
    University of Oxford
    Modern human colonisation of Europe: chrono-cultural comparison of east and west
    £176,237

    Professor Hugh Kennedy
    SOAS, University of London
    Bridging religious difference in a multicultural Eastern Mediterranean society
    £256,693

    Dr Clark Lawlor
    Northumbria University
    Fashionable diseases: medicine, literature and culture, c. 1660–1832
    £259,193

    Dr Stana Nenadic
    University of Edinburgh
    Artisans and the craft economy in Scotland c. 1780-1914
    £242,645

    Dr Jeff Oliver
    University of Aberdeen
    European migrant landscapes and intercultural relations in western Canada
    £159,367

    Professor Ben Rampton
    King's College London
    Crossing languages and borders: intercultural language education in a conflict-ridden context
    £151,303

    Dr Richard Reid
    SOAS, University of London
    Endangered histories: the role of the deep past in the making of modern Uganda
    £235,820

    Professor Sarah Street
    University of Bristol
    Colour in the 1920s: cinema and its intermedial contexts
    £246,243

    Dr Kasia Szpakowska
    Swansea University
    Ancient Egyptian demonology project: second millennium BC
    £158,220

    Professor Martin Thomas
    University of Exeter
    The rhetoric of empire: managing imperial conflict between Britain and France 
    £148,566

    Professor Philip Torr
    Oxford Brookes University
    Structured models for natural language description of scenes
    £218,981

    Professor Janet Watson
    University of Salford
    Documentation and ethnolinguistic analysis of the modern South Arabian languages
    £149,680

    Professor Christopher Wickham
    University of Oxford
    The South Oxfordshire project: perceptions of landscape, settlement and society c. 500–1650
    £261,176

  • Social Sciences

    Professor Stephen Ball
    Institute of Education, University of London
    New philanthropy, education policy and governance
    £186,062

    Dr Barbara Bompani
    University of Edinburgh
    ‘I have cursed you all’: sexuality, religion and politics in Africa
    £79,411

    Dr Romola Davenport
    University of Cambridge
    Mortality and epidemiological change in Manchester, 1750–1850
    £200,846

    Professor David Deacon
    Loughborough University
    Changes in British election news reporting (1918–2010)
    £38,700

    Dr Shira Elqayam
    De Montfort University
    Generative capacity of norms: a theory of inference from 'is' to 'ought'
    £75,450

    Professor Harriet Evans
    University of Westminster
    Conflicts in cultural value: localities and heritage in Southwestern China
    £201,712

    Professor John Gaffney
    Aston University
    The nature and process of the construction of contemporary leadership discourse and persona
    £77,055

    Professor Christopher Harding
    Aberystwyth University
    Explaining and understanding business cartel collusion
    £87,743

    Dr Mark Harris
    University of St Andrews
    Past lessons for future challenges in the Brazilian Amazon
    £176,514

    Professor Glyn Humphreys
    University of Oxford
    Group modulation of perception
    £87,336

    Professor Hazel Johnson
    Open University
    Understanding rural co-operative resilience in Uganda: a pilot study
    £113,257

    Dr Patricia Justino
    Institute of Development Studies
    Community cooperation in post-conflict Bosnia: coping strategies and violence
    £64,635

    Professor Vera Kempe
    University of Abertay Dundee
    When do dialects become languages? Let the human cognitive system decide
    £67,897

    Professor Sushanta Mallick
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Social alienation and uncertain growth: a pre- and post-reform analysis in India
    £78,738

    Professor Sam McKinstry
    University of the West of Scotland
    Scott and Glasgow University: the management and aesthetic direction of Europe’s largest architectural practice
    £88,325

    Professor Anthony Musson
    University of Exeter
    Law and arms: the English medieval Court of Chivalry
    £178,371

    Dr Kimberly Quinn
    University of Birmingham
    Witnessing virtue versus vice: comparing moral praise and moral condemnation
    £78,297

    Dr David Ryves
    Loughborough University
    Stories of subsistence: people and coast over the last six thousand years in the Limfjord, Denmark
    £217,515

    Dr Susie Scott
    University of Sussex
    A qualitative exploration of asexual identities and practices of intimacy
    £103,782

    Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor
    University of Nottingham
    Humanitarian crises, population displacement and epidemic diseases, 1901–2010
    £167,506

    Professor Miri Song
    University of Kent
    Mixed race parents' racial classification of their children
    £113,479

    Dr Mark Tarrant
    University of Exeter
    Using social identity to promote psychological well-being and reduce maladaptive eating amongst morbidly obese people
    £86,283

    Professor Jonathan Tonge
    University of Liverpool
    A membership survey of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland
    £88,296

2012
  • Sciences

    Dr Andrey Abramov
    University College London
    Novel properties of phylogenetically ancient molecule in the mammalian cells
    £189,202

    Professor Nabeel Affara
    University of Cambridge
    Control of offspring sex ratio by spermatid genes that evade transcript sharing 
    £244,745

    Dr Suzanne Aigrain
    University of Oxford
    A robust toolbox for exoplanet data analysis    
    £219,278

    Dr Tim Albrecht
    Imperial College London    
    Ringtronics: single-molecule circuitry for electronics and spintronics
    £507,855

    Professor David Andrews
    University of East Anglia
    Electrodynamics of optically coupled and activated nanoparticles
    £140,424

    Dr Alexandre Anesio
    University of Bristol    
    Are viruses major ecological and evolutionary drivers of microbial community change in low temperature habitats?
    £158,083

    Professor Judith Armitage
    University of Oxford    
    Spatio-temporal positioning of proteins through bacterial cell cycle
    £172,562

    Dr Heike Arnolds
    University of Liverpool
    Ultrafast spectroscopy of molecular electronic junctions    
    £102,813

    Professor Alison Baker
    University of Leeds
    Synthetic organelles: manipulating peroxisome protein import to create designer compartments    
    £225,906

    Professor Eric Barnard
    University of Cambridge
    Assemblies and migrations of native P2Y ATP-receptors in developing brain 
    £74,598

    Dr Gabriel Barrenechea
    University of Strathclyde
    Minimal stabilisation procedures on anisotropic meshes and nonlinear schemes
    £188,037

    Dr Tomas Bellamy
    University of Nottingham    
    Analysis of cell signalling networks using dynamic inputs
    £227,242

    Professor Isabel Bermudez
    Oxford Brookes University
    Characterising the functional spectrum of the mosquito GABA receptor    
    £153,275

    Dr Jan-Willem Bos
    Heriot-Watt University
    Reduced titanium and niobium oxide thermoelectrics    
    £145,784

    Professor Simon Bottrell
    University of Leeds
    Validating models for microbial colonisation and function in the subsurface
    £109,839
    Dr Neil Bowles
    University of Oxford    
    Thermal emission spectroscopy to support remote sensing of asteroids
    £243,399

    Dr Jason Braithwaite
    University of Birmingham
    Cortical hyperexcitability and the out-of-body experience (OBE)
    £125,634

    Dr Will Branford
    Imperial College London
    Imaging low temperature phases in artificial spin ice    
    £223,471

    Professor Zdzislaw Brzezniak
    University of York
    Quasi-geostrophic and related stochastic partial differential equations    £93,155

    Professor Martin Buck
    Imperial College London    Quantitative live cell imaging of enhancer dependent gene expression
    £241,106

    Professor Franco Cacialli
    University College London
    Complementary zinc-oxide optoelectronics    
    £245,618

    Dr Colin Campbell
    University of Edinburgh
    Mapping local steady state redox potentials with subcellular resolution    
    £243,900

    Dr John Carr
    University of Cambridge
    Payback: do plant viruses compensate their hosts by helping attract pollinators?    
    £241,544

    Dr Steven Cobb
    Durham University
    The development of 19F-NMR as a tool for analysing steroid degradation in active urine samples
    £68,268

    Professor Colyn Crane-Robinson
    University of Portsmouth
    Linker histones and the structure of the chromatosome
    £72,990

    Dr Peter Crittenden
    University of Nottingham
    The ecology of mat-forming lichens—new vision using X-ray computed tomography    
    £136,299

    Professor Darren Crowdy
    Imperial College London
    Holey optical fibre (MOF) fabrication: towards a mathematical model
    £242,640

    Dr Colin Crump
    University of Cambridge    
    Developing super-resolution microscopy for the analysis of virus replication
    £188,516

    Professor Jamie Davies
    University of Edinburgh
    Building a synthetic cell patterning mechanism to test a biological model    
    £238,569

    Dr Alfonso De Simone
    Imperial College London
    Combining carbon-detected NMR and simulations to study intractable proteins    
    £176,847

    Professor Fred Diamond
    King’s College London
    Langlands correspondences for GL(2) in finite characteristic
    £113,091

    Professor Jens Eggers
    University of Bristol
    Geometrical description of free-surface singularities and cusp universality    
    £141,437

    Professor Andrew Ellis
    University of Leicester    Freezing complexes in helium nanodroplets: a unique tool for chemical dynamics
    £122,734

    Dr Thomas Ellis
    Imperial College London
    Organised natural structures using synthetic biology    
    £78,215

    Dr Karen Faulds
    University of Strathclyde
    Assembly of nanoparticles for optimisation of enhanced Raman scattering
    £169,093

    Dr Matt Friedman
    University of Oxford
    Reconciling ichthyology and palaeontology with exceptionally preserved fossils    
    £212,663

    Dr Matthew Fuchter
    Imperial College London
    Asymmetric photochemical synthesis with circularly polarised light    
    £110,609

    Dr Todor Gerdjikov
    University of Leicester
    Optogenetic analysis of reward mechanisms in the brain: contributions of the PPN-VTA circuit    
    £82,067

    Dr Fiona Gill
    University of Leeds
    Investigating biogeochemical evidence for chemosymbiosis at fossil cold seeps    
    £85,002

    Professor Gerard Gilmore
    University of Cambridge
    The Gaia-ESO survey: quantifying the formation and evolution of the Milky Way    
    £262,680

    Professor John Goodby
    University of York
    Microsponges derived from plant spores in novel materials applications
    £189,710

    Dr Jelena Grbic
    University of Manchester
    The homotopy theory of toric spaces    
    £219,633

    Dr Chris Greenwell
    Durham University
    Archean earth peptide formation: setting geochemical constraints on the origin of proteins    
    £240,015

    Dr Kay Grünewald
    University of Oxford
    Polysomes in cells – the society of ribosomes
    £250,000

    Dr Chris Hamilton
    University of East Anglia
    Methods for analysing ‘invisible’ cellular disulfides
    £114,770

    Dr Robert Harrison
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Has defence dictated the evolution of venom composition in spitting cobras?    
    £209,171

    Dr Natalie Hempel de Ibarra
    University of Exeter
    How insects learn: the fixed and variable components of bumblebee learning flights    
    £237,467

    Dr Katharine Hendry
    Cardiff University
    Southern Ocean sponges: the link between biogeography and geochemistry    
    £75,142

    Dr Joseph Jackson
    Aberystwyth University
    Thermal variation and immunity in ectothermic vertebrates    
    £242,019

    Dr MS Jackson
    Newcastle University
    Mechanisms and impact of post transcriptional exon shuffling (PTES) in mammals
    £172,955

    Professor Marcel Jaspars
    University of Aberdeen
    Natural product nanotechnology: engineering natural products for new uses
    £218,274

    Dr Mikko Juusola
    University of Sheffield
    From wiring to brain function in Drosophila; the role of intrinsic activity    
    £236,734

    Dr Malcolm Kadodwala
    University of Glasgow
    Ultrasensitive characterisation of biological structure with supertwisted light    
    £162,255

    Dr Terence Kee
    University of Leeds
    A novel chemoton model for the emergence of self-maintaining systems
    £166,816

    Dr Heather Knight
    Durham University
    Control of specificity in gene expression    
    £172,188

    Professor Michael Krom
    University of Leeds
    Understanding the delivery of phosphorus nutrient to the oceans
    £170,558

    Dr Nick Lane
    University College London
    A far-from-equilibrium reactor to investigate the origin of life
    £248,883

    Dr Richard Layfield
    University of Manchester
    Selective functionalisation of pentadienylsilanes
    £144,971

    Dr Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu
    University of Warwick    
    Multiscale biomechanical investigation of engineered tissue
    £211,105

    Dr Sylvain Ladame
    Imperial College London
    G-quadruplexes in gene promoters and untranslated regions: myth or reality?    
    £174,974

    Professor Stephen Matthews
    Imperial College London    
    Investigating chaperone-usher pili for assembling new biosynthetic materials
    £192,357

    Professor Peter Meyer
    University of Leeds
    Dissecting an ancient, but hitherto cryptic function of DNA methyltransferases    
    £101,765

    Professor Carmen Molina-Paris
    University of Leeds    
    Vascular receptor-ligand programming: stochastic modelling of cellular fate
    £245,031

    Professor William Motherwell
    University College London
    Studies of non-covalent Interactions of functional groups with pi systems    
    £155,648

    Dr Robert Nudds
    University of Manchester    
    Reconstructing the flight capabilities of feathered fossils
    £148,988

    Dr Neil Oldham
    University of Nottingham
    Trans-polyketide synthases and their products: making the connection    
    £153,221

    Professor Chris Oliver
    University of Birmingham    
    Social-cognition and its relation to social development in neurodevelopmental disorders
    £206,184

    Dr Hannah O’Regan
    Liverpool John Moores University
    Quantifying the mosaic: testing modern analogues for African palaeoenvironments
    £222,780

    Dr Iain Oswald
    University of Strathclyde
    Pressure-induced synthesis of doped polymers—a greener route to functional polymers    
    £159,982

    Dr Mark Paine
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Molecular characterisation of Anopheles gambiae heme oxygenase    
    £205,361

    Dr Rosie Parnell
    University of Sheffield
    Children transforming spatial design: creative encounters with children    £231,059

    Professor Roy Quinlan
    Durham University
    Development of a multiscale model of the eye lens to inform evolution and tissue morphogenesis    £251,138

    Professor Ferruccio Renzoni
    University College London
    Exploring stochastic thermodynamics with optical traps
    £149,040

    Professor David Ritchie
    University of Cambridge
    Developing thermodynamic probes to study two-dimensional electron systems    
    £243,523

    Dr Jonathan Rossiter
    University of Bristol
    A robot that decomposes: towards biodegradable robotic organisms
    £209,558

    Dr Jennifer Rowson
    University of Sheffield    A novel methodology for modelling complex biomechanical systems using Bayesian uncertainty analysis
    £88,248

    Professor Alexander Ruban
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Photosynthetic light harvesting in natural and artificial membranes
    £176,412

    Professor Ian Russell
    University of Brighton    Exploiting acoustic distortion by mosquitoes to listen on the wing
    £193,688

    Dr Jonathan Sadler
    University of Birmingham
    Integrating ecology and social science in conservation: orchards, beetles, and agroecology    £256,552

    Professor Ekhard Salje
    University of Cambridge
    Domain boundaries as active elements in multiferroic materials and in minerals    
    £90,178

    Professor Pauline Schaap
    University of Dundee    
    Regulation of eukaryote sessility by diguanylate cyclise
    £184,308

    Professor Mark Sephton
    Imperial College London    The Moon as a recorder of organic matter in the Solar System
    £123,053

    Dr Joanna Setchell
    Durham University    
    Stress, life history, and dental development in primates
    £67,325

    Dr James Sharp
    University of Nottingham
    Oscillations of sessile droplets    
    £66,062

    Dr Nadia Sidorova
    University College London
    Localisation for branching Bouchaud random walks    
    £200,253

    Dr Radostin Simitev
    University of Glasgow
    Two-layer thermo-compositional dynamo models of the geomagnetic field    
    £147,661

    Dr Dmitry Skryabin
    University of Bath
    Nonlinear photonics of microcavity polaritons in periodic structures
    £156,936

    Dr Jason Smith
    University of Oxford
    Tunable microcavities for sensing in the physical and biological sciences
    £227,833

    Dr Binod Sreenivasan
    Coventry University
    Experimental simulation of magnetoconvection in the Earth’s tangent cylinder
    £91,997

    Dr Junwang Tang
    University College London
    Feasibility of nanomaterial fabrication by microwave-promoted microreactor    
    £249,930

    Dr Richard Tipping
    University of Stirling    Landscape dynamics and Bannockburn 1314: scientific answers to historical problems
    £119,359

    Dr Tchavdar Todorov
    Queen’s University Belfast
    Dynamics of irradiation in materials and biological systems    
    £88,509

    Dr Dave Townsend
    Heriot-Watt University    
    A novel LIAD source for the enhanced study of molecular dynamics
    £210,426

    Dr Sophia Tsoka
    King’s College London
    Community structure detection in complex networks     
    £185,267

    Dr Tobias Uller
    University of Oxford
    Epigenetics in context: how ecology shapes the epigenome in wild animals    
    £107,740

    Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
    Newcastle University
    What is the surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange across contrasting biogeochemical regimes?
    £138,544

    Professor Paul Valdes
    University of Bristol
    Assessing the tropical climate over the last glacial/interglacial    
    £177,357

    Dr Giovanni Verri
    University College London    
    Photoluminescence imaging and spectroscopy of painting and conservation material
    £156,792

    Professor Robin Walker
    Royal Holloway, University of London    
    The role of the human midbrain in response preparation
    £188,034

    Dr Darren Walsh
    University of Nottingham
    Fuel cells inspired by nature: thin film catalysts from renewable materials    
    £70,565

    Dr Jonathan Wilden
    University College London
    Development of novel sulfonamide-based peptidomimetics    
    £78,170

    Dr Gregory Wildgoose
    University of East Anglia
    Calixarene-modified electrodes: enzyme mimics for heterogeneous chiral synthesis    
    £80,063

    Dr Mark Williams
    University of Leicester
    Pioneer ostracod zooplankton    
    £153,981

    Dr James Wilton-Ely
    Imperial College London
    Gold nanoparticles functionalised with transition metal units    
    £74,545

    Professor Dek Woolfson
    University of Bristol
    The design, assembly and functionalisation of peptide nanotubes
    £143,611

    Dr Geraldine Wright
    Newcastle University
    The molecular logic of gustation in bees    
    £270,770

    Dr Aidong Yang
    University of Surrey
    Engineering localised synergetic production networks based on renewable resources    
    £179,597

    Dr Shengfu Yang
    University of Leicester
    Synthesis of neutral helium compounds in superfluid helium nanodroplets    
    £132,980

    Dr Xiangbing Zeng
    University of Sheffield
    Liquid quasicrystals and their approximants    
    £236,701

    Dr Shuang Zhang
    University of Birmingham    
    Controlling Casimir force using optical metamaterials
    £242,820

  • Humanities

    Dr Eleni Asouti
    University of Liverpool
    ‘Unfamiliar landscapes’: from foraging to farming in central Anatolia, Turkey
     £231,948

    Dr Tim Ayers
    University of York
    The building accounts for St Stephen’s Chapel, Palace of Westminster, 1292–1366    
    £118,832

    Professor Peter Barry
    Aberystwyth University
    Devolved voices: Welsh poetry in English since 1997
    £232,042

    Professor Neil Bermel
    University of Sheffield
    Acceptability and forced-choice judgments in the study of linguistic variation
    £130,676

    Professor Dauvit Broun
    University of Glasgow
    The transformation of Gaelic Scotland in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries    
    £240,327

    Dr Pratik Chakrabarti
    University of Kent
    An antique land; geology, philology and the making of the Indian subcontinent, 1830–1920    
    £221,439

    Dr Oliver Creighton
    University of Exeter
    Anarchy? War and status in twelfth-century landscapes of conflict    
    £135,782

    Professor Anne Curry
    University of Southampton
    ‘Old wine in new bottles’. English Gascony (1360–1453) for the digital future    
    £247,692

    Professor Jim Davis
    University of Warwick
    British-Australian cultural exchange: live performance 1880–1960
    £131,343

    Dr Cecile De Cat
    University of Leeds
    Referential communication and executive function skills in bilingual children    
    £161,284

    Dr Peter Flugel
    SOAS, University of London
    Johannes Klatt’s Jaina-onomasticon    
    £245,160

    Dr Peter Garrard
    St George’s, University of London
    A ‘semantic space’ to analyse content and coherence in eighteenth-century writing
    £105,082

    Professor Thomas Higham
    University of Oxford
    Modern human colonisation of Europe: chrono-cultural comparison of east and west    
    £176,237

    Professor Hugh Kennedy
    SOAS, University of London
    Bridging religious difference in a multicultural Eastern Mediterranean society
    £256,693

    Dr Clark Lawlor
    Northumbria University
    Fashionable diseases: medicine, literature and culture, c. 1660–1832    
    £259,193

    Dr Stana Nenadic
    University of Edinburgh
    Artisans and the craft economy in Scotland c. 1780-1914    
    £242,645

    Dr Jeff Oliver
    University of Aberdeen
    European migrant landscapes and intercultural relations in western Canada    
    £159,367

    Professor Ben Rampton
    King’s College London
    Crossing languages and borders: intercultural language education in a conflict-ridden context    
    £151,303

    Dr Richard Reid
    SOAS, University of London
    Endangered histories: the role of the deep past in the making of modern Uganda
    £235,820

    Professor Sarah Street
    University of Bristol
    Colour in the 1920s: cinema and its intermedial contexts
    £246,243

    Dr Kasia Szpakowska
    Swansea University
    Ancient Egyptian demonology project: second millennium BC    
    £158,220

    Professor Martin Thomas
    University of Exeter
    The rhetoric of empire: managing imperial conflict between Britain and France     
    £148,566

    Professor Philip Torr
    Oxford Brookes University
    Structured models for natural language description of scenes
    £218,981

    Professor Janet Watson
    University of Salford
    Documentation and ethnolinguistic analysis of the modern South Arabian languages    
    £149,680

    Professor Christopher Wickham
    University of Oxford
    The South Oxfordshire project: perceptions of landscape, settlement and society c. 500–1650
    £261,176

  • Social Sciences

    Professor Stephen Ball
    Institute of Education, University of London
    New philanthropy, education policy and governance    
    £186,062

    Dr Barbara Bompani
    University of Edinburgh
    ‘I have cursed you all’: sexuality, religion and politics in Africa
    £79,411

    Dr Romola Davenport
    University of Cambridge
    Mortality and epidemiological change in Manchester, 1750–1850    
    £200,846

    Professor David Deacon
    Loughborough University
    Changes in British election news reporting (1918–2010)    
    £38,700

    Dr Shira Elqayam
    De Montfort University
    Generative capacity of norms: a theory of inference from ‘is’ to ‘ought’    
    £75,450

    Professor Harriet Evans
    University of Westminster
    Conflicts in cultural value: localities and heritage in Southwestern China    
    £201,712

    Professor John Gaffney
    Aston University
    The nature and process of the construction of contemporary leadership discourse and persona    
    £77,055

    Professor Christopher Harding
    Aberystwyth University
    Explaining and understanding business cartel collusion    
    £87,743

    Dr Mark Harris
    University of St Andrews
    Past lessons for future challenges in the Brazilian Amazon    
    £176,514

    Professor Glyn Humphreys
    University of Oxford
    Group modulation of perception    
    £87,336

    Professor Hazel Johnson
    Open University
    Understanding rural co-operative resilience in Uganda: a pilot study
    £113,257

    Dr Patricia Justino
    Institute of Development Studies
    Community cooperation in post-conflict Bosnia: coping strategies and violence    £64,635

    Professor Vera Kempe
    University of Abertay Dundee
    When do dialects become languages? Let the human cognitive system decide
    £67,897

    Professor Sushanta Mallick
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Social alienation and uncertain growth: a pre- and post-reform analysis in India    
    £78,738

    Professor Sam McKinstry
    University of the West of Scotland    
    Scott and Glasgow University: the management and aesthetic direction of Europe’s largest architectural practice
    £88,325

    Professor Anthony Musson
    University of Exeter
    Law and arms: the English medieval Court of Chivalry    
    £178,371

    Dr Kimberly Quinn
    University of Birmingham
    Witnessing virtue versus vice: comparing moral praise and moral condemnation    
    £78,297

    Dr David Ryves
    Loughborough University
    Stories of subsistence: people and coast over the last six thousand years in the Limfjord, Denmark    
    £217,515

    Dr Susie Scott
    University of Sussex
    A qualitative exploration of asexual identities and practices of intimacy    
    £103,782

    Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor
    University of Nottingham
    Humanitarian crises, population displacement and epidemic diseases, 1901–2010    
    £167,506

    Professor Miri Song
    University of Kent
    Mixed race parents' racial classification of their children    
    £113,479

    Dr Mark Tarrant
    University of Exeter    
    Using social identity to promote psychological well-being and reduce maladaptive eating amongst morbidly obese people
    £86,283

    Professor Jonathan Tonge
    University of Liverpool
    A membership survey of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland
    £88,296

2011
  • Sciences

    Dr Christophe Aissa
    University of Liverpool
    Molecular hybrids to determine the binding mode of extracellular actin on the surface of cells
    £102,324

    Dr Ben Ambridge
    University of Liverpool
    The formation and restriction of linguistic generalisations: integrating experimental and computer-modelling approaches
    £190,044

    Dr Clare Baker
    University of Cambridge
    Mechanisms underlying vertebrate electroreceptor development: a ‘sixth sense’
    £165,843

    Dr Matthew Balme
    Open University
    Wet, moist, or dry? Using digital terrain models to determine the amount of water that has shaped the surfaces of Earth, Mars and the Moon
    £168,764

    Dr Daniela Barilla
    University of York
    A minimalist mitotic spindle driving chromosome segregation in archaea
    £143,618

    Professor David Beerling
    University of Sheffield
    Ecosystem CO2 starvation and Earth’s minimum CO2 concentration: an experimental assessment
    £248,928

    Dr Philip Biggin
    University of Oxford
    Investigating receptor dynamics with molecular simulation
    £164,370

    Professor Mark Blamire
    University of Cambridge
    Oxide superconductor / ferromagnet Josephson junctions
    £100,302

    Professor Manfred Bochmann
    University of East Anglia
    Controlling nanoscale assemblies: fundamentals, methodology and materials design
    £160,145

    Professor Jeffrey Bowers
    University of Bristol
    The role of local and symbolic representations in mind and brain
    £191,357

    Professor Eleanor Campbell
    University of Edinburgh
    Probing the exotic electronic structure and dynamics of hollow nanomaterials
    £216,167

    Dr Tobias Capwell
    The Wallace Collection
    Core collections research: Eastern European, Islamic, and Asian arms and armour
    £98,000

    Professor Iain Coldham
    University of Sheffield
    Selective metallation and reactions of organonitrile compounds
    £97,966

    Dr Ian Crawford
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Exploring the Moon with MoonZoo: lunar science from public participation
    £142,443

    Dr Darren Croft
    University of Exeter
    The evolution of cooperation in structured animal societies
    £143,814

    Dr Darren Crook
    University of Hertfordshire
    An investigation into the sustainability of Suranga technology in South Karnataka and North Kerala states of India
    £109,067

    Dr Susan Crosthwaite
    University of Manchester
    New insights into the function of non-protein-coding antisense RNA
    £146,683

    Dr Richard J Curry
    University of Surrey
    Direct magnetic measurement of excitonic induced magnetisation in colloidal nanocrystals
    £106,044

    Professor Maggie Cusack
    University of Glasgow
    Biomineralisation: protein and mineral response to ocean acidification
    £255,234

    Professor Hugh Gordon Dickinson
    University of Oxford
    Epigenetic control of meiotic recombination frequency and location
    £59,988

    Dr Steven Dunn
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Ferroelectric materials as alternative surfaces for artificial photosynthesis
    £190,087

    Dr Michelle Ellefson
    University of Cambridge
    Young children’s reasoning about everyday chemistry
    £198,211

    Dr Robert G Endres
    Imperial College London
    Learning and kinetic proofreading for chemical sensing beyond the physical limit
    £171,897

    Dr Jonathan Erichsen
    Cardiff University
    Magnetoreception in homing pigeons: a novel approach
    £248,049

    Dr Heather Jane Ferguson
    University of Kent
    Understanding the minds of others: a cognitive approach to theory of mind
    £141,940

    Dr Andrew Fletcher
    Newcastle University
    Quantitative morphology of interstellar gas in the Milky Way
    £133,902

    Dr Tina van de Flierdt
    Imperial College London
    Deciphering glacial/interglacial climate secrets with Southern Ocean deep-sea corals
    £172,171

    Dr Gareth Fraser
    University of Sheffield
    Evolution and development of continuous vertebrate tooth replacement mechanisms
    £248,238

    Dr Lorenzo Frigerio
    University of Warwick
    Studying the biogenesis of protein storage vacuoles by reprogramming leaf development
    £161,157

    Dr Matthew Gibson
    University of Warwick
    Ice growth inhibition by synthetic macromolecules: experiments and modelling
    £158,080

    Professor Philip Gilmartin
    Durham University
    Plant sex determination: isolation of the hermaphrodite gene from silene dioica
    £170,146

    Dr David John Gower
    Natural History Museum
    Insights from snakes into vertebrate visual evolution
    £194,949

    Dr Anne Green
    University of Nottingham
    Towards unambiguous dark matter detection and characterisation
    £127,076

    Dr Michael Hanley
    University of Plymouth
    Signalling intent: do seedling volatiles influence attack by mollusc herbivores?
    £145,538

    Dr Katherine Haxton
    University of Keele
    Hybrid dendrimer-zeolite nanomaterials as tandem homogeneous catalysts
    £181,855

    Dr Ligang He
    University of Warwick
    Predicting performance for applications running under authorisation mechanisms
    £62,390

    Dr Nicola Holden
    Scottish Crop Research Institute
    Defining the interactions between plant cell walls and bacterial surface factors
    £229,965

    Dr Paul Hoskisson
    University of Strathclyde
    New tools for biomolecular characterisation: ultrafast 2D infrared spectroscopy
    £170,803

    Dr Stefan Howorka
    University College London
    Sizing forensic nucleotide repeat sequences with nanopores
    £113,001

    Professor Graham Hutchings
    Cardiff University
    Investigation of gold heterogeneous catalysts for carbon dioxide utilisation
    £174,132

    Dr Michael Ingleson
    University of Manchester
    Regeneration of amine-borane hydrogen storage materials using H2 as reductant
    £161,685

    Dr Iain Jackson
    University of Liverpool
    The architecture of Maxwell Fry and Drew: modernism, collaborations and the tropics
    £101,771

    Dr Benjamin Jones
    Brunel University
    Determination of chronological context of latent fingerprints on porous surfaces
    £171,448

    Dr Gabriele Jordan
    Newcastle University
    An investigation into the critical factors determining tetrachromacy
    £232,215

    Professor Jonathan Keating
    University of Bristol
    Arithmetical correlations from random matrix theory
    £231,584

    Dr Matt King
    Newcastle University
    GPS time series homogenisation for sea level studies
    £83,258

    Dr Paul Knox
    University of Liverpool
    Comparison of saccades across cultures
    £89,860

    Dr Anatoly Konechny
    Heriot-Watt University
    Geometry of renormalisation group flows of twodimensional quantum field theories
    £78,615

    Professor Igor Lerner
    University of Birmingham
    Kinetics of entangled-photon generation with high- and low-intensity sources
    £198,600

    Dr Brendon Lovett
    Heriot-Watt University
    Quantum coherence in natural and artificial energy harvesting
    £247,884

    Dr Duncan Mackay
    University of St Andrews
    Simulating large scale solar magnetic fields: application to space weather
    £116,863

    Dr Yassir Makkawi
    Aston University
    Wet and dry particle flow at the intermediate regime
    £175,162

    Professor Marco Marletta
    Cardiff University
    Dissipative spectral theory 
    £160,977

    Professor Paul F McMillan
    University College London
    Survival and adaptability of organisms at GigaPascal pressures
    £164,159

    Professor Alexander Mikhailov
    University of Leeds
    Reductions and inverse spectral transform for discrete integrable systems
    £197,874

    Professor Eleanor J Milner-Gulland
    Imperial College London
    Exclusion vs mobility: limits to ideal free distributions in pastoralist systems
    £237,633

    Dr Stephen Moggach
    University of Edinburgh
    Pressure tuning flexible porous metal organic frameworks (MOFs)
    £100,463

    Dr Wolfgang Muller
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Spatially-resolved Ca isotope systematics in vertebrates by LA-MC-ICPMS
    £251,196

    Dr Kianoush Nazarpour
    Newcastle University
    Imaging and optimisation techniques for co-adaptively myoelectric prosthetics
    £98,936

    Dr K Anne-Isola Nekaris
    Oxford Brookes University
    The only poisonous primates: ecological context and function of slow loris venom
    £201,403

    Professor Richard E Palmer
    University of Birmingham
    A new kind of cluster beam source for physics, chemistry, biology and engineering
    £147,148

    Dr Kevin Paterson
    University of Leicester
    Improving secondary school students’ science text comprehension
    £72,821

    Dr Martin Paterson
    Heriot-Watt University
    Electronic energy quenching via non-adiabatic pathways
    £138,628

    Professor Guy Poppy
    University of Southampton
    Does diesel pollution compromise an insect’s ability to smell a flower's scent?
    £155,705

    Dr Anna Pratoussevitch
    University of Liverpool
    Real forms of higher spin bundles
    £63,268

    Professor David J Procter
    University of Manchester
    Asymmetric copper-catalysis in the first total synthesis of the taedolidols
    £104,000

    Dr Jim Provan
    Queen's University Belfast
    Can a dual refugial hypothesis explain the distribution of Lusitanian species?
    £104,612

    Dr John Pryce
    Cardiff University
    Widening application of structural analysis for differential-algebraic equations
    £67,663

    Dr John Quinn
    University of Oxford
    The evolutionary ecology of learning ability in a wild population of birds
    £65,252

    Dr Tim Rakow
    University of Essex
    Broadening the applications for experience-based choice
    £124,184

    Dr Iain Ridgway
    Bangor University
    Accurate demographic analysis of the Ocean Quahog, the longest lived animal
    £36,020

    Professor Daniel Robert
    University of Bristol
    The influence of electrostatic fields on plant pollinator interactions
    £220,808

    Dr Jennifer Rodd
    University College London
    How do listeners understand speech? Brain imaging studies of semantic ambiguity
    £112,038

    Dr Ben Rowson
    National Museum of Wales
    Slugs of the British Isles: a guide to species and a screening of the fauna
    £87,218

    Dr Daniela Schmidt
    University of Bristol
    Ocean acidification and responses of the marine benthos in the Southern Ocean
    £161,717

    Dr Guy Schumann
    University of Bristol
    Understanding the hydrodynamics of the Congo
    £137,915

    Dr Robert W Scotland
    University of Oxford
    Exploring ways to accelerate taxonomy: foundation monographs and the world flora
    £243,323

    Dr Veronique Seidel
    University of Strathclyde
    Bioactive chemicals in African bee glue
    £83,396

    Professor Mark Sephton
    Imperial College London
    Investigating the relationships between minerals and molecules
    £175,787

    Professor Helen Sharp
    Open University
    Novice interaction designers' behaviour in different cultures
    £85,642

    Dr Holly A Shiels
    University of Manchester
    Anoxia tolerance of turtle hearts
    £154,621

    Professor Neil Spooner
    University of Sheffield
    Neutron identification from tracks
    £86,263

    Dr Lauren Stewart
    Goldsmith's, University of London
    Investigating involuntary cognition via spontaneous musical imagery
    £249,999

    Dr Lee Sweetlove
    University of Oxford
    Exploring the use of bacterial enzymes to detoxify cyanogenic plants
    £76,222

    Professor Richard Szabo
    Heriot-Watt University
    AGT conjecture: relations between moduli spaces, Lie algebras and string theory
    £78,935

    Professor Emanuele Trucco
    University of Dundee
    Discovery of retinal biomarkers for genetics with large cross-linked datasets
    £221,543

    Dr David Tsiklauri
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Advanced model of solar radio bursts via plasma kinetic simulation
    £157,750

    Dr Dmitry Turaev
    Imperial College London
    Arnold diffusion and fermi acceleration
    £205,474

    Dr Paul Upchurch
    University College London
    Testing the relationships between latitude and biodiversity in the Cretaceous
    £158,089

    Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
    Newcastle University
    The denitrification paradox: is denitrification a source or sink of nitrous oxide in marine sediments?
    £111,183

    Dr Jan Verlet
    Durham University
    Spectroscopy, dynamics and reactivity of hydrated electrons at interfaces
    £66,168

    Dr Gaelle Villejoubert
    Kingston University
    Rethinking the role of intuition in probability judgements
    £85,789

    Professor Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London
    Causes, health impacts and mitigation of saline intrusion in Bangladesh
    £249,999

    Dr Simon Wagstaff
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    Understanding the presence and prolonged stability of mRNA in snake venoms
    £168,967

    Dr Christopher Watson
    Queen's University Belfast
    Towards detecting Earth-like alien worlds
    £169,201

    Professor Stephen Wiggins
    University of Bristol
    Theory, modelling, and simulation in nanoscience: dynamics in complex systems
    £131,853

    Professor Martin Wills
    University of Warwick
    Oxidation reactions assisted by energy from sunlight
    £173,526

  • Humanities

    Dr Roger Bland
    British Museum
    The Portable Antiquities Scheme database as a tool for archaeological research
    £149,805

    Professor Richard Bowring
    University of Cambridge
    Culture and time: a history of the calendar in Japan before 1900
    £146,225

    Professor Chris Brooks
    University of Reading
    Medieval foreign exchange c.1300-1500
    £195,566

    Dr John Drew
    University of Buckingham
    Enriching Dickens Journals Online: attributions, accessibility, and innovation
    £116,423

    Professor Margot Finn
    University of Warwick
    The East India Company at home, 1757-1857 
    £220,860

    Dr Charles French
    University of Cambridge
    Changes in ancient land and water-use along the Río Ica, South-Central Andes
    £376,460

    Professor Michael Fulford
    University of Reading
    Evaluation of PPG16, 'grey' literature and the rural settlement of Roman Britain
    £499,941

    Professor Edmund Herzig
    University of Oxford
    Exploration, maps and silk road history from Balkh, Northern Afghanistan
    £257,233

    Professor Simon Hillson
    University College London
    Do larger molars and robust jaws in early hominins represent dietary adaptation?
    £101,806

    Dr Louise Jackson
    University of Edinburgh
    Police and community in 20th century Scotland: a social history
    £183,417

    Professor Peter Kornicki
    University of Cambridge
    Translation and vernacularisation in pre-modern East Asia
    £137,323

    Dr Alan Ross MacDonald
    University of Dundee
    Climate change in early modern Scotland as revealed in church records
    £22,495

    Professor Martin Maiden
    University of Oxford
    The romance noun: a comparative-historical study of plural formation
    £50,246

    Professor Jonathan Mee
    University of Warwick
    Networks of improvement: British literary clubs and societies c.1760-1840
    £228,406

    Professor John Morrill
    University of Cambridge
    A new critical edition of all the writings and speeches of Oliver Cromwell
    £204,337

    Dr Sian Nicholas
    Aberystwyth University
    A social and cultural history of the British press in World War II
    £249,785

    Dr Sean O'Connell
    Queen's University Belfast
    The politics of consumer credit in the UK, 1938-1992
    £73,408

    Professor Alan M Pollard
    University of Oxford
    Mass migration and apartheid in Anglo-Saxon Britain?: an ancient DNA re-evaluation
    £145,136

    Dr Sarah Prescott
    Aberystwyth University
    Women's poetry 1400-1800 in English, Gaelic, Scots, Scots Gaelic and Welsh
    £248,395

    Dr Eleanor Robson
    University of Cambridge
    Assyrian-Babylonian scholarly literacy: identifying individual spelling habits
    £62,377

    Dr James Russell
    De Montfort University
    Hollywood and the baby boom: a social history 
    £98,668

    Dr John Scally
    University of Edinburgh
    Carmichael in context: the material worlds of a Celtic collector
    £220,947

    Dr Erik Schleef
    University of Manchester
    Regional language variation and the indexical field
    £138,896

    Dr Paul Seaward
    History of Parliament Trust
    Proceedings in Parliament in 1624: an edition of the parliamentary record
    £97,741

    Professor Sacha Stern
    University College London
    Medieval Christian and Jewish calendar texts from England and Franco-Germany
    £134,338

    Dr Jane Stuart-Smith
    University of Glasgow
    Fine phonetic variation and sound change: a real-time study of Glaswegian
    £235,682

    Dr Susan Townsend
    University of Nottingham
    Automobility and the urban environment in Nagoya and Birmingham c.1955-1973
    £154,757

    Dr Michael Willis
    British Museum
    Politics, ritual and religion: cultural formation in early medieval India
    £248,455

    Professor Crispin Wright
    University of Aberdeen
    Relativism and the nature of rational tolerance
    £249,148

    Professor Andrei Zorin
    University of Oxford
    The creation of a Europeanised élite in Russia: public role and subjective self
    £216,012

  • Social Sciences

    Dr Gavin Brown
    University of Leicester
    Non-stop against apartheid: the spaces of transnational solidarity activism
    £93,117

    Professor Francesco Caselli
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Trade as a source of macroeconomic diversification
    £30,092

    Dr Thalia Eley
    Institute of Psychiatry
    Familial transmission of emotional development: a children of twins approach
    £195,440

    Professor Orla Gough
    University of Westminster
    locating poverty in retirement among women of the Asian Diaspora in Britain
    £64,260

    Professor Roger Ingham
    University of Southampton
    Early sexual socialisation and sexuality education; parental perspectives
    £106,549

    Professor Jane Lewis
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Renegotiating parenthood: parents and children
    £84,911

    Professor Xiaohui Liu
    Loughborough University
    CEO compensation, subnational institutions and firm internationalisation
    £43,429

    Miss Debra Morris
    University of Liverpool
    Charities and equality legislation: a perfect match or strange bedfellows?
    £60,163

    Dr Claudio Piga
    Loughborough University
    Price discrimination and competition: new evidence from European airlines
    £37,161

    Dr Gwendolyn Sasse
    University of Oxford
    Political remittances: understanding the political impacts of migration
    £190,682

    Dr Max-Stephan Schulze
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Integration and growth: capital and goods markets in 14th to 18th century Europe
    £267,655

    Professor David Thomas
    University of Oxford
    Climatic hazards in the Gobi Desert 
    £186,997

    Professor Peter Wade
    University of Manchester
    Public engagement with genomic research and race in Latin America
    £249,966

    Professor Leif Wenar
    King's College London
    Clean trade: the resource curse and consumer demand for oil, gas, and minerals
    £48,820

    Dr Dariusz Wojcik
    University of Oxford
    The end of investment bank capitalism? Mapping the global securities industry
    £75,431

    Professor Clare Wood
    Coventry University
    Evaluating the potential of speech rhythm-based reading intervention
    £75,761

2010
  • Applied sciences (including architecture)

    Dr Paula Mendes
    University of Birmingham
    Molecular level control over the immobilisation of biomolecules on surfaces
    £109,150

    Dr Ana Ferreira
    University of East Anglia
    Probing the earth's deep mantle with multiscale seismology and geodynamics
    £139,909 

    Professor Manish Chhowalla
    Imperial College London
    Large area electronics with solution processed chemically derived graphene
    £131,066

    Professor Lorenzo Strigini
    City University
    Uncertainty and confidence in safety arguments: effect on expert decision makers
    £239,175 

    Dr Dominic Wright
    University of Cambridge
    Exploring new parallels between main group and transition metal phosphides
    £128,159 

    Dr Lijie Li
    Swansea University 
    Coupled electromagnetic and electro-mechanical modelling of high efficiency radi
    £99,179

    Dr Frank Guerin
    University of Aberdeen
    A computational model of infant means-end behaviour
    £53,840

    Professor Mohan Edirisinghe
    University College London
    Generation of novel structures using co-flow in needles in an electric field
    £87,165

    Dr Colin Berry
    Cardiff University
    The endophytic migration of insecticidal bacillus thuringiensis in arabidopsis
    £98,198

    Dr Neil Mathur
    University of Cambridge
    Graphene spintronics with highly spin-polarised electrodes
    £230,956

    Professor David Saad
    Aston University
    Inference beyond the limits via insights from physical systems
    £154,017 

    Dr Andrew David Thomas
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    What contribution do fungi and bacteria make to soil respiration in drylands?
    £102,807 

    Professor Majid Mirmehdi
    University of Bristol
    Towards assisted living robotics: manipulation of objects for extraction of text
    £112,780 

    Professor Johanna D Moore
    University of Edinburgh
    Towards responsive intelligent cognitive assistants for older people
    £116,015 

    Professor Bryce Richards
    Heriot-Watt University
    Aesthetic integration of photovoltaics (PV) into the built environment
    £239,563 

    Dr Eugene Ch'ng
    University of Wolverhampton
    A collaborative environment for assisted 3D reconstruction of cuneiform tablets
    £96,532 

    Dr Raymond Holt
    University of Leeds
    Facilitating meaningful play for disabled children through participatory design
    £71,958

    Professor Tim Ibell
    University of Bath
    A new form of architecture for concrete structures
    £78,490 

    Dr Alexandra Porter
    Imperial College London
    The bioreactive and toxicological potential of carbon nanotubes in the lung
    £243,285

    Dr Dennis Wheeler
    University of Sunderland
    Arctic climate change 1750 to 1850: new insights from old documents    
    £249,864

    Dr Catherine Higgitt
    British Museum
    Andean textiles: organic colourants, biological sources and dyeing technologies
    £151,400

    Dr Konstantin Vasilevskiy
    Newcastle University
    GRApheNe Transistor grown by local solid phase epitaxy
    £248,103

    Professor Nick Jelley
    University of Oxford
    A low-cost solar concentrator using simple surfaces
    £224,754

  • Basic sciences

    Dr Ian Crawford
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Astrobiological studies of volcano-ice interactions on Earth and Mars
    £163,860 

    Professor Derryck Reid
    Heriot-Watt University
    Frequency combs on the move: a precision frequency reference for everyone
    £177,957 

    Dr Mahmut Tor
    University of Warwick
    Investigating the phenomenon of a cryptic effector in H.arabidopsidis
    £178,734 

    Dr Euan Brechin
    University of Edinburgh
    Hierarchical assembly of magnetic materials from polynucleating oximes
    £132,847 

    Professor Mary O'Neill
    University of Hull
    Semiconducting biaxial nematic liquid crystals
    £217,972 

    Professor Michael Peter Helmuth Stumpf
    Imperial College London
    Bayesian reverse engineering of complex dynamical systems in nature
    £224,972 

    Professor Fernanda Ferreira
    University of Edinburgh
    Disfluencies in language: producing & interpreting speech repairs
    £139,005 

    Dr Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
    University College London
    Genetic influence on development of human rostral prefrontal cortex
    £236,193 

    Dr Vasilios Stavros
    University of Warwick
    Vibrationally mediated photodissociation: unravelling dynamics in biomolecules
    £136,444 

    Dr Karl Evans
    University of Sheffield
    Can climate change induce trophic mismatches that reduce orchid 
    reproduction?
    £136,403 

    Dr Ian Crossley
    University of Sussex
    Conjugated phosphapolyynes: en route to functional phosphaorganometallic polymer
    £134,556 

    Professor Maximilian J Telford
    University College London
    Convergence or homology of larvae and guts in animal evolution
    £178,177 

    Dr Chris Blackman
    University College London
    Nanotechnology for gas sensors
    £106,151 

    Dr Klaus von Haeften
    University of Leicester
    Superfluidity effects in molecule-helium interactions
    £116,965 

    Professor Gareth Gaskell
    University of York
    Novel word integration in adults and children
    £159,231 

    Dr James Russell
    University of Cambridge
    The developmental trajectory of episodic memory from the pre-school years
    £131,256 

    Professor Kim Bard
    University of Portsmouth
    Socio-emotional experiences & primate social cognition
    £135,232 

    Dr Vasilios Stavros
    University of Warwick
    Femtosecond dynamics of tyrosine and tryptophan
    £64,768

    Dr Fernando Bresme    
    Imperial College London
    Water polarization under thermal gradients
    £86,904 

    Dr Vasily Oganesyan
    University of East Anglia
    Molecular dynamics and EPR spectroscopy: new structural tools for biology
    £93,090 

    Professor Kenneth Gilhooly
    University of Hertfordshire
    Incubation in creativity: the thought suppression hypothesis.
    £40,311

    Dr Ai-Lan Lee
    Heriot-Watt University
    Enantioselective intermolecular oxidative heck couplings
    £97,313 

    Dr Nicholas Roberts
    University of Bristol
    Ontogeny of aquatic and aerial polarization vision in an insect predator
    £62,790

    Professor Barry Lygo
    University of Nottingham
    Transition state driven development of efficient organocatalysts
    £90,722

    Professor Zewei Luo
    University of Birmingham
    Novel methods for mapping quantitative trait loci in autotetraploid species
    £91,643

    Dr Frans Maathuis
    University of York
    Fluorescent reporters for live cell imaging of cAMP and cGMP in plants
    £50,299 

    Dr Henner Busemann
    University of Manchester
    Correlated early solar system chronology – djerfisherite in enstatite chondrites
    £82,628 

    Dr Johan Hulleman
    University of Hull
    A unified model of visual search
    £33,829 

    Professor Glyn Humphreys
    University of Birmingham
    From case studies to theories of vision Agnosia and Balint's syndrome
    £93,261 

    Dr Swidbert Roger Ott
    University of Cambridge
    Mechanisms driving acquisition and maintenance of swarming behaviour in locusts
    £258,101 

    Professor Jane Hart
    University of Southampton
    Investigating glacier stick-slip motion using a wireless sensor network
    £284,612

    Dr Ralph Harbach
    Natural History Museum
    Integrated biosystematics and molecular genetics of the mosquito tribe Culicini
    £203,427 

    Professor Mats Persson
    University of Liverpool
    Probing inside molecules: theory and simulations
    £132,056 

    Dr Louise Connell
    University of Manchester
    From mind to hand: gesture and the spatial grounding of mental representations
    £128,668 

    Professor Jurgen Denecke
    University of Leeds
    Functional analysis of the late prevacuolar compartment of plants
    £152,153 

    Dr Hui Lu
    University of Manchester
    Towards an understanding of weak and transient protein-protein interactions
    £157,487 

    Professor Joseph Harrity
    University of Sheffield
    Conjunctive reagents towards a novel molecular toolbox
    £106,634 

    Professor Francis Keenan
    Queen's University of Belfast
    In the blink of an eye: high-speed observations of the Sun and other stars
    £157,536 

    Professor Richard Syms
    Imperial College London
    Optical field gradients in solution chemistry
    £169,004 

    Dr William James Parnell
    University of Manchester
    The influence of microstructure on wave and front propagation through heterogeneous media
    £228,721 

    Dr Ian Penton-Voak
    University of Bristol
    Dynamic beauty: studying social impressions with realistic stimuli
    £150,143 

    Dr Rob Wilson
    University of St Andrews
    Reconstructing 8000 years of environmental and landscape change in the Cairngorms
    £249,759

    Dr Konstanze Rietsch
    King's College London
    A Lie theoretic approach to derived categories of flag varieties G/P
    £104,270 

    Dr Julie Gough
    University of Manchester
    Substrate control of cell shape and effect on gene expression
    £189,360 

    Dr Guillaume Rousselet
    University of Glasgow
    Effects of age, luminance and pupil size on retinal & cortical processing speed
    £116,899 

    Dr Benjamin Ward
    Cardiff University
    Chiral calcium complexes: green catalysts for the future
    £151,034 

    Professor Andrew Smith
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Sensory integration in human brain areas involved in monitoring self-motion
    £117,178 

    Professor Peter Bernath
    University of York
    Molecules in cool stars, brown dwarfs and exoplanets
    £212,922 

    Dr Graham Worth
    University of Birmingham
    Developing on-the-fly quantum dynamics for proton transfer in enzyme catalysis
    £123,390 

    Professor Chris Cooper
    University of Essex
    Gas signalling and biological energy
    £208,935 

    Professor Pietro Ballone
    Queen's University of Belfast
    Sensing atomic-scale electric fields by self-organised lipid layers on mercury
    £206,668 

    Dr Martha Clokie
    University of Leicester
    Functional Viromics of Cyanobacterium Synechococcus WH7803 infection by S-PM2
    £124,846 

    Dr Patrick Lemoine
    University of Ulster
    Role of ionic buffer and protein sheet on the toughness of mature enamel
    £100,280 

    Professor Mike Finnis
    Imperial College London
    Quantum mechanics of dislocations and grain boundaries in alumina
    £228,914 

    Dr Steven Andrews
    University of Bath
    Terahertz circular dichroism spectroscopy
    £95,780 

    Dr Ralph Kenna
    Coventry University
    Mythological networks
    £85,742 

    Dr Stefan Hollands
    Cardiff University
    Quantum field theory on curved spacetimes, the operator expansion and dark energy
    £53,420 

    Dr Katherine Carnelley
    University of Southampton
    Symbolic closeness to attachment networks: roles of stress and imposed closeness
    £85,859 

    Dr Stephen Hilton
    School of Pharmacy, University of London
    Intramolecular acylal cyclisations towards the synthesis of natural products
    £66,540 

    Dr Magnus Bebbington
    Heriot-Watt University
    Asymmetric organocatalytic free radical additions to aldehydes and ketones
    £99,153 

    Dr Marco Bertamini
    University of Liverpool
    Fluency, symmetry and affective priming
    £74,352 

    Professor Anthony Davis
    University of Bristol
    Chiral encoding in the origin of life?
    £106,009

    Professor Juan Garrahan
    University of Nottingham
    Non-equilibrium dynamics of open quantum systems
    £147,212

    Dr Sharon Ashbrook
    University of St Andrews
    Ionothermal 17O enrichment and solid-state NMR of microporous solids
    £162,944

    Professor Zhaohui Luo
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Lexical semantics in type theory with coercive subtyping
    £147,661

    Dr Mark Brown
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Are bumblebees the Extended Phenotype of nematodes? A transcriptomics approach
    £110,528

    Professor Stephen Mann
    University of Bristol
    The quest for molten proteins
    £157,485

    Professor David Wild
    University of Warwick
    Analysing protein energetics with statistical machine learning
    £197,690

    Dr Jonathan Lee
    University of Birmingham
    Prediction error and memory reconsolidation
    £208,486

    Professor Neil Cameron
    Durham University
    A synthetic cell that displays receptor mediated endocytosis
    £230,121

    Professor William Barnes
    University of Exeter
    Plasmonics and gain: underpinning science
    £143,405

    Dr Susan Perkin
    University College London
    The electrical double layer in pure ionic liquid next to an electrode surface
    £109,332

    Professor Patrick Haggard
    University College London
    Neuropsychology of choreographic patterns in aesthetic perception of dance
    £114,771

    Professor Richard Compton
    University of Oxford
    Characterisation of nanoparticles for environmental monitoring
    £215,735

    Professor Simon Liversedge
    University of Southampton
    Phonological processing during silent reading in children with PCHI
    £245,959

    Dr Alban Potherat
    Coventry University
    A new approach to the numerical simulations of magnetohydrodynamic duct flows
    £133,702

    Dr John Moses
    University of Nottingham
    Biomimetic asymmetric synthesis in biological membranes
    £232,580

    Professor Neil Roberts
    University of Plymouth
    Deforesting Europe: a pollen-based reconstruction of Holocene land cover change
    £146,741

    Professor George Wolff
    University of Liverpool
    A molecular 135,000-year record of environmental change from Lake Ohrid
    £170,947

    Professor Philip Moriarty
    University of Nottingham
    Mapping molecular force fields and energy landscapes with picometre resolution
    £145,790

    Professor John Maurice Campbell Plane
    University of Leeds
    Lab-on-a-chip synthesis of cosmic dust analogues
    £176,774

    Dr Enzo Pascale
    Cardiff University
    A study of Galactic polarised dust with BLASTpol
    £184,329

    Professor Gurdyal Besra
    University of Birmingham
    Lipid, sugar and protein biomarkers for ancient tuberculosis and leprosy
    £172,984

    Dr Thomas Mock
    University of East Anglia
    From genes to structures: how diatoms form their nano-structured silica shells
    £161,350

    Professor Rod Blackshaw
    University of Plymouth
    An integrated theoretical and experimental approach to understanding insect trap
    £249,443

    Dr Gregory Edgecombe
    Natural History Museum
    Extrapolating the central nervous system of Cambrian ecdysozoans
    £144,707

    Dr Sinead Drea
    University of Leicester
    The Evolution of Fruit Form
    £148,860

    Dr Louise Johnson
    University of Reading
    Experimental evolution of novel genetic codes and their genomic consequence
    £151,014 

    Dr Peter Doerner
    University of Edinburgh
    Synthetic polymer arrays to isolate, enrich and grow specific plant cell types
    £134,476

    Dr David Angeli
    Imperial College London
    Structural conditions for oscillation in chemical reaction networks
    £99,359

    Dr James Spencer
    University of Bristol
    Cfr, a radical SAM enzyme catalysing rRNA methylation at unreactive centres
    £47,911

    Dr Martin Lages
    University of Glasgow
    Perceived 3D trajectory of line motion
    £78,097

    Dr Carol Wagstaff
    University of Reading
    Identifying targets for improving the nutritional content of cruciferous crops
    £90,980

    Dr Paul Elliott
    University of Huddersfield
    Development of novel luminescent ruthenium, iridium & platinum cyclometalates
    £93,034

    Professor Andrei Malkov
    Loughborough University
    Kinetic resolution of secondary allylsilanes in the asymmetric allylation
    £99,442 

  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Professor John Finch
    University of Strathclyde
    Sorting goods from bads: how actors collaborate in marketing green chemistry
    £103,410 

    Dr Ian Crawford
    University of Oxford
    Are behavioural economic models falsifiable?
    £112,560 

    Dr Matthew Cole
    University of Birmingham
    Industrial activity and the environment: a spatial analysis
    £69,493 

    Professor Nick Hanley
    University of Stirling
    History and the future: predictive power of sustainable development indicators
    £178,529 

    Professor John Turner
    Queen's University of Belfast
    Corporate ownership and control in nineteenth-century Britain
    £78,833 

    Dr David Beale
    Manchester Business School
    The impact of the ISO 9000 Quality Management Standard in China - a pilot study
    £58,285 

    Professor Paul Anand
    Open University
    The Capabilities approach to economic progress and human welfare
    £197,828 

    Dr Anders Poulsen
    University of East Anglia
    Understanding unstructured bargaining situations: experimental evidence
    £65,878

  • Education 

    Dr Robin Simmons
    University of Huddersfield
    A longitudinal study of the experiences of 'NEET' young people
    £124,721 

  • Fine and performing arts

    Ms Trish Belford
    University of Ulster
    Experimental archaeology meets textile design: the rediscovery of shadow tissues
    £111,648

  • Humanities

    Dr Stephen Baxter
    King's College London
    Profile of a doomed elite: the structure of English landed society in 1066
    £254,742 

    Professor Martin Richards
    University of Leeds
    Complete mtDNA variation and the modern human settlement of Southwest Asia
    £147,965 

    Professor John Barnden
    University of Birmingham
    Metaphor and metonymy: addressing a debate and a neglected problem
    £188,065 

    Professor Bruce Bradley
    University of Exeter
    Learning to be human: skill acquisition and the development of the human brain
    £231,237 

    Professor Philip Schofield
    University College London
    Jeremy Bentham on sex, law, and religion
    £158,516

    Dr Sacha Stern
    University College London
    The Jewish calendar in al-Biruni and other early Islamic sources
    £104,790 

    Dr Alexandra Villing
    British Museum
    Naukratis: trade and interaction between Greece and Egypt 700-300 BC
    £181,417 

    Professor Peter Adamson
    King's College London
    Natural philosophy in the Islamic world
    £249,733 

    Professor Christina Victor
    Brunel University
    Inter, intra-generational & transnational caring in minority communities
    £213,482

    Dr Jody Joy
    British Museum
    The Chiseldon cauldrons: investigation of British and Irish iron age cauldrons
    £96,044 

    Professor Sean Connolly
    Queen's University of Belfast
    An urban history of Belfast
    £58,149 

    Professor David Hardiman
    University of Warwick
    A history of non-violent resistance in South Asia
    £95,533 

    Professor Miguel Beistegui
    University of Warwick
    Life in the contemporary context: issues in bio-ethics and bio-politics
    £250,000 

    Dr Ronan McDonald
    University of Reading
    Franco-Irish historical contexts and materials for Beckett’s work in the 1940s
    £302,682 

    Professor Harald Clahsen
    University of Essex
    Morphological processing in child and adult English
    £158,537 

    Dr Peter Jordan
    University of Aberdeen
    Ceramics before farming: prehistoric pottery dispersals in Northeast Asia
    £167,425 

    Dr Paddy Ladd
    University of Bristol
    Genetics, power and deafhood: identifying opposition to eugenicist policies
    £139,136 

    Dr Yolanda Plumley
    University of Exeter
    The works of Guillaume de Machaut: music, image, text in the Middle Ages
    £223,795 

    Professor Thomas Clancy
    University of Glasgow
    Commemorations of Saints in Scottish place-names
    £244,298 

    Professor David Mattingly
    University of Leicester
    Peopling the desert. Archaeology and population dynamics in the Libyan Sahara
    £72,929 

    Professor Mary Dalrymple
    University of Oxford
    Multimodal language documentation for Dusner, an endangered language of Papua
    £57,986 

    Professor Steven Barnett
    University of Westminster
    Changing patterns of UK television news content 1975-2009
    £55,252 

    Dr Neil McLynn
    University of Oxford
    Late antique Egypt and the Holy Land: archaeology, history and religious change
    £334,741

    Professor Dame Jessica Rawson
    University of Oxford
    China and Inner Asia (c. 1000-200BC): interactions that changed China
    £499,301

    Dr William Wootton
    King's College London
    The art of making in antiquity: stone carving and carvers in the Roman world
    £209,834

    Professor Philip Schwyzer
    University of Exeter
    Speaking with the dead: histories of memory in English sacred space
    £208,737

    Dr Mary Lewis
    University of Reading
    Adolescence, migration and health in medieval England: the osteological evidence
    £230,410

    Dr Catherine Leglu
    University of Reading
    Genealogies, histories and translation: MS British Library Egerton 1500
    £174,072 

    Dr Tarnya Cooper
    National Portrait Gallery
    Materials & techniques/ functions & meanings: Tudor and Jacobean painting
    £248,114 

    Professor Anne Hudson
    University of Oxford
    Mass production, clandestine circulation? Wycliffite Bibles in Oxford libraries
    £181,729 

    Professor Dorothy Severin
    University of Liverpool
    The culture of Spanish verse in the late Middle Ages
    £155,731

    Dr Fiona Macintosh
    University of Oxford
    Performing epic from antiquity to the present
    £153,789 

    Dr Guido Bacciagaluppi
    University of Aberdeen
    'The Einstein Paradox': the debate on nonlocality and incompleteness in 1935
    £147,909

    Dr Luke Lavan
    University of Kent
    Visualising the Late Antique City: everyday life AD 300-650
    £182,598 

    Professor Robyn Carston
    University College London
    Understanding metaphor: ad hoc concepts and imagined worlds
    £237,745 

    Professor William Sheils
    University of York
    Clerical taxation in the northern ecclesiastical province of England 1173-1664
    £101,669

    Professor Patrick Sims-Williams
    Aberystwyth University
    Grammatical conversation and innovation in Thirteenth-Century welsh texts
    £78,413 

    Professor Mark Pollard
    University of Oxford
    Chemical structure and human behaviour: a new model for prehistoric metallurgy
    £96,591

  • Law, politics, international relations

    Professor Christopher Hood
    University of Oxford
    Yesterday’s tomorrows: what happened to the future of government?
    £96,384

    Mr Alan Story
    University of Kent
    The North-to-South transplantation of copyright laws and values
    £96,299

    Dr Nicola Smith
    University of Birmingham
    Male and transgender sex work in the UK and the Netherlands 
    £36,743 

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Dr Pasco Fearon
    University of Reading
    The genetics of attachment in the ‘TEDS’ longitudinal twin study
    £251,810 

    Professor Russell King
    University of Sussex
    Everyday life in communist Albania
    £174,117 

    Dr Caroline Upton
    University of Leicester
    Community, place and pastoralism: nature and society in Post-Soviet Central Asia
    £151,232 

    Dr Helga Dittmar
    University of Sussex
    Children's internalisation of consumer culture ideals: impacts on well-being
    £121,243 

    Professor Amina Memon
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Improving accuracy in forensic interviews via meta-cognitive monitoring
    £96,449 

    Professor Constantine Sedikides
    University of Southampton
    Narcissism and consumerism
    £75,464 

    Dr John Drury
    University of Sussex
    Representations of crowd behaviour in the management of mass emergencies
    £83,075 

    Dr Tim Jay
    University of Bristol
    Identifying and exploring links between economic activity and maths learning
    £91,089 

    Dr Manali Desai 
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Beyond identity? Markets and logics of democratisation in India, 1991-present
    £77,864 

    Professor Glyn Humphreys
    University of Birmingham
    Empirical and philosophical analyses of motion-induced-blindness (MIB)
    £118,132 

    Dr Ayse Uskul
    University of Essex
    Promotion of healthy eating using visual perspectives in mental imagery
    £79,985 

    Dr Patrick Leman
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Ethnicity, learning and children's interactions at school
    £84,686 

2009
  • Applied sciences (including architecture)  

    Dr Kate Robson Brown
    University of Bristol
    Ant nest excavation behaviour: a novel investigation using micro CT technology
    £51,618

    Dr Michael Carley
    University of Bath
    Hearing damage in motorcyclists - preventative hearing protection
    £53,781

    Dr Simon Neil Daff
    University of Edinburgh
    Developing a strategy for the construction of bioelectronic nanodevices
    £144,443 

    Professor Dianne Edwards
    Cardiff University
    Small is beautiful: mesofossils and spores in Lochkovian ecosystem reconstruction
    £150,513 

    Professor Vincent Fusco
    Queen's University Belfast
    Phase conjugate assisted wireless communication in cluttered environments
    £141,195

    Dr Steve Garner
    Open University
    Designing with vision: shape generation and manipulation with eye-tracking
    £195,906

    Dr Zhongwei Guan
    University of Liverpool
    Optimise blast resistance of street furniture made with fibre metal laminates
    £149,926

    Dr Robert Hewson
    University of Leeds
    Beyond the lubrication approximation: multiscale bearing design
    £88,965

    Professor Mike Maher
    University of Leeds
    Methods for optimization of noisy complex combinatorial problems in transport
    £67,311

    Professor Perumal Nithiarasu
    University of Swansea
    Exploring the applicability of human body blood flow network models
    £72,822

    Professor Adrian North
    Heriot-Watt University
    The impact of music on stress and immunity to illness among dairy cattle
    £55,827

    Dr Julian Padget
    University of Bath
    Formal techniques for sensor network design, management and optimization
    £161,631 

    Professor Christopher Ramsey
    University of Oxford
    Origins of nationhood: a new chronology for the formation of the Egyptian state
    £170,550

    Dr Roy Sanderson
    Newcastle University
    Impact of organic agriculture on viability and behaviour of bumblebees
    £90,411

    Dr Saeid Sanei
    Cardiff University
    Fusion of EEG and fMRI: a novel approach based on constrained NMF
    £59,280

    Dr Vitaly Schetinin
    University of Bedfordshire
    Automated electroencephalographic assessment of brain maturation in newborns
    £81,547

    Dr Clive Siviour
    University of Oxford
    Silk in high-rate applications and research into damage tolerance
    £239,523

    Professor Susan Stepney
    University of York
    Material computation with structure and dynamics : bulk NMR feasibility study
    £49,636

    Dr Mike Tierney
    University of Bristol
    Low cost solar coolers for rural food refrigeration in the developing world
    £130,455

    Professor Michael Todinov
    Oxford Brookes University
    High-speed algorithms for the output flow in repairable flow networks
    £91,008    

  • Basic sciences

    Dr Robin Allaby
    University of Warwick
    Elucidating the genetic expectations of protracted crop domestication
    £136,076

    Dr Tim Albrecht
    Imperial College London
    Solid-state nanopores for protein mass fingerprinting
    £106,442

    Dr Simon Aldridge
    University of Oxford
    Heterocyclic boryl anions: synthesis and reactivity of d0 metal boryl complexes
    £124,502

    Professor John Allen
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Why do chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genetic systems?
    £235,998

    Dr Robert Asher
    University of Cambridge
    Evolution of developmental sequences in basal placental mammals
    £110,454

    Dr Martin Attfield
    University of Manchester
    Crystal growth of nanoporous metal organic framework (MOFs) materials
    £138,826 

    Professor Carlo Barenghi
    Newcastle University
    Visualization of quantum turbulence by Andreev reflection
    £121,308

    Professor Anthony G M Barrett
    Imperial College London
    4-Directional synthesis and the conversion of simple adamantanes to nanodiamonds
    £153,122

    Professor Trevor Beebee
    University of Sussex
    Adaptive variation,” northern purity" and "southern diversity" 
    £78,181

    Dr Gretchen Benedix
    Natural History Museum
    Using meteorites to study early solar system differentiation processes
    £89,518

    Dr Claudia Blindauer
    University of Warwick
    Towards an understanding of zinc metabolism in marine cyanobacteria
    £206,209

    Professor Katherine Blundell
    University of Oxford
    Observing 24/7 the expulsion of matter from a black hole: global jet watch
    £216,156

    Dr Stephen Brown
    University of Liverpool
    Fuzzy representations of risk in alcohol users
    £25,344

    Professor Martin Buck
    Imperial College London
    Control of a plant pathogen's secretion system  by heteromeric regulator
    £194,342

    Dr Andrew Cammidge
    University of East Anglia
    Fairground attraction - first steps towards new molecular machines
    £138,244 

    Dr Andrew Carr
    University of Leicester
    Novel bio-molecular insights into dryland ecosystem dynamics
    £92,504

    Dr Tracey Chapman
    University of East Anglia
    Males are choosy too: the importance of male mate choice in determining fitness
    £151,850

    Dr Hugo Christenson
    University of Leeds
    Nucleation of solid from vapour in a nanoscale wedge
    £145,532

    Professor Timothy H Clutton-Brock
    University of Cambridge
    The evolution of extended longevity and deferred senescence in cooperative mammals
    £61,977

    Dr Scott Cockroft
    University of Edinburgh
    Nanopore-based single-molecule biophysics: probing enzyme conformational dynamics
    £76,380

    Dr Rod Dillon
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
    The contribution of microbes to the life of phlebotomine sand flies
    £168,682

    Dr Paul Downing
    Bangor University
    TMS and fMRI investigations of the action perception brain network
    £101,333 

    Professor John Gerard Doyle
    Armagh Observatory
    Ultracool dwarfs: a new class of stellar lighthouse
    £170,435

    Dr Cecile Dreiss
    King's College London
    Enzymatically cross-linked gelatin/chitosan gel scaffolds for tissue repair
    £190,037

    Dr Joshua Benno Edel
    Imperial College London
    High-throughput nanofluidic devices for rare-event bioanalysis
    £155,334 

    Dr John Ewen
    Zoological Society of London
    Code cracking: what is the information content of ornamental plumage colour?
    £91,794

    Professor Stephen C Fry
    University of Edinburgh
    New cell-wall polysaccharides and enzymes that remodel them in charophytic algae
    £227,879 

    Dr Matthew Fuchter
    Imperial College London
    Chiral relay protocols to control helical chirality
    £225,995

    Dr Trenton Garner
    Institute of Zoology
    Can a lethal parasite modify host mating behaviour?
    £71,382

    Dr Matthew Gaunt
    University of Cambridge
    A ‘retrobiosynthesis’ blueprint for the complex molecule synthesis
    £157,332

    Professor Andrew Gilbert
    University of Exeter
    Symmetry and topology of magnetic fields
    £114,730 

    Professor Paul Gilbert
    University of Derby
    Well-being and its relationship to processing of threat and safeness
    £82,345

    Dr Beverley Glover
    University of Cambridge
    Evolution, function and development of iridescence in flowering plants  
    £278,155

    Dr Rebecca Goss
    University of East Anglia
    Elucidating the intriguing biosynthesis of pacidamycin
    £111,517 

    Professor Angela Gurnell
    King's College London
    Biogeomorphology of riparian systems
    £146,748

    Dr Michaele Hardie
    University of Leeds
    Targeted structures for new microporous materials
    £96,450

    Professor Brian Huntley
    University of Durham
    Modelling species' dynamic responses to environmental change
    £249,522

    Professor Wilhelm Huck
    University of Cambridge
    Controlling stem cell shape and differentiation via surface engineering
    £160,549  

    Dr William Hutchinson
    University of Hull
    Ancient DNA, cod and the origins of commercial trade in medieval Europe
    £209,013

    Dr Anthony Isles
    Cardiff University
    Genomic imprinting and risk-taking behaviour
    £67,059

    Dr Christian Jakel
    Cardiff University
    Particle aspects of thermal quantum fields
    £60,556

    Dr Stuart James
    Queen's University Belfast
    Liquids with holes - the first microporous liquids
    £229,469

    Professor Gareth Jenkins
    University of Glasgow
    Quest for the Holy Grail of plant photobiology: a UV-B photoreceptor
    £233,639 

    Dr Adrian Jones
    University College London
    Superdeep diamond and the deep C and N cycle: evolution of Earth's atmosphere
    £114,572

    Dr Eduard Kontar
    University of Glasgow
    Sub-arcsecond X-ray chromospheric magnetic field and density measurements
    £143,638

    Professor Tim Lenton
    University of East Anglia
    Modelling evolution, ecology and biogeochemistry of marine microbial ecosystems
    £249,917

    Professor Malcolm Levitt
    University of Southampton
    Singlet nuclear magnetic resonance from theory into practice
    £249,958

    Professor Jack Luo
    University of Bolton
    SAW-based digital microfluidics using low cost electrochemical ZnO
    £86,186

    Dr Stefan Maier
    Imperial College London
    Better than silver - a low loss metal for 21st century photonics and computing
    £137,366

    Dr Fabienne Marret
    University of Liverpool
    The Black Sea environmental conditions during the meso-and neolithic periods
    £139,041

    Dr Francis Mayle
    University of Edinburgh
    Pre-Columbian human land-use and impact in the Bolivian Amazon
    £248,049 

    Professor Peter McClintock
    University of Lancaster
    Supersolidity of crystalline helium
    £228,367

    Professor Pat Monaghan
    University of Glasgow
    Stress and longevity: does telomere loss play a linking role in the wild?
    £228,209

    Dr Wesley Moran
    University of Huddersfield
    Novel chiral hypervalent iodine reagents in enantioselective oxidation reactions
    £105,802

    Dr Thomas Neukirch
    University of St Andrews
    Equilibrium and dynamics of collisionless current sheets
    £109,109

    Dr Nicholas Newton-Fisher
    University of Kent
    Social complexity, grooming, and the evolution of intelligence
    £103,916  

    Dr Richard Pancost
    University of Bristol
    Lipids of geothermal organisms: survival strategies in extreme environments
    £101,024  

    Professor Lawrence Parsons
    University of Sheffield
    Emotion and executive function during music and dramatic performance
    £93,161

    Dr Jennifer Patience
    University of Exeter
    Expanding the frontiers of extrasolar planet research
    £177,889

    Dr Neil Ranson
    University of Leeds
    Imaging packaged genomic RNA in a virus capsid with reduced symmetry averaging
    £58,276

    Dr Daniel Richardson
    University College London
    Cognition in a social context
    £84,162

    Dr Daniel Rozen
    University of Manchester
    Competition between animals and microbes for rotting meat
    £155,792

    Dr Jo Saunders
    University of Swansea
    Interactions between verbal and odour memory
    £94,719

    Professor Mel Slater
    University College London
    The exploitation of immersive virtual reality for the study of moral judgements
    £179,339 

    Dr Chittur Srinivasan
    University of Reading
    Intellectual property rights and innovation in UK agriculture
    £91,183

    Dr Ian Summers
    University of Exeter
    Mechanisms of mechano-transduction in pacinian corpuscles
    £149,568 

    Dr John Tchalenko
    University of the Arts London
    Drawing and cognition
    £62,734

    Professor David Thomas
    University of Oxford
    Floods and droughts: environmental dynamics in the Upper Zambezi Valley    
    £143,411

    Professor Martyn Tranter
    University of Bristol
    Impact of iceberg sediment release to the Southern Oceans to CO2 drawdown.
    £162,370

    Dr Tom Tregenza
    University of Exeter
    Sexual dimorphism and speciation: alternative outcomes of evolutionary radiation
    £126,542 

    Professor Sergei Turitsyn
    Aston University
    Optical wave turbulence in ultra-long fibre lasers
    £132,065

    Professor Alfried Vogler
    Natural History Museum
    The beetle tree-of-life updated: an expanding resource for taxonomy
    £229,406

    Dr Richard Walton
    University of Warwick
    Chemical immobilisation of complex nanocrystalline oxides in porous hosts
    £131,079

    Professor Michael Ward
    University of Sheffield
    Dual luminescence in d/f hybrid complexes for display devices and sensors
    £140,700

    Mr Michael Webb
    Natural History Museum
    An internet-based inventory of the world’s squash-bugs
    £117,801

    Dr Matthew Albion Wills
    University of Bath
    Major evolutionary trends and the importance of fossil data
    £225,208

  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Dr Wendy Beekes
    University of Lancaster
    Corporate governance, disclosure policies and the timeliness of price discovery
    £91,245

    Dr Holger Breinlich
    University of Essex
    Channels of firm expansion and contraction: determinants and relative efficiency
    £75,396

    Dr Neophytos Lambertides
    Aston University
    Payout policy and default risk
    £95,236

    Dr Klaus Schaeck
    Bangor University
    Bank distress, regulatory intervention, and liquidity creation
    £23,902

    Dr Mark Taylor
    University of Essex
    Job search in the UK 1990-2006
    £58,450

  • Fine and performing arts

    Professor Andrew Gerstle
    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
    Sexuality and eroticism in Japanese shunga (erotic art)
    £214,028

    Dr Yvette Hutchison
    University of Warwick
    Performing memory: theatricalising identity in contemporary South Africa
    £140,826

  • Humanities

    Dr Amira Bennison
    University of Cambridge
    Political legitimacy in the medieval and early modern Islamic west
    £80,692

    Mr Neil Chambers
    Nottingham Trent University
    The Indian and Pacific correspondence of Joseph Banks 1768-1820
    £162,941 

    Mr Jeremy Coote
    Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
    Rethinking Pitt-Rivers: analysing the activities of a 19th-century collector
    £248,350

    Professor David Dabydeen
    University of Warwick
    Literature and the environment in the Caribbean: the case of Guyana
    £146,610

    Professor Ann Rosalie David
    University of Manchester
    Social stratification and physical health in an ancient Egyptian population
    £57,100

    Dr Randolph Donahue
    University of Bradford
    Evaluating hunter-gatherer subsistence strategies in late-glacial central Italy
    £335,762

    Dr Catherine Eagleton
    British Museum
    Money in Africa
    £228,671

    Professor Martin Goodman
    Oriental Institute, University of Oxford
    Toleration of variant practice and theology within Judaism since 200 BCE
    £127,936

    Dr Margaretta Jolly
    University of Sussex
    Sisterhood and After: the women’s liberation oral history project
    £325,526

    Professor Martin Jones
    University of Cambridge
    Pioneers of Pan-Asian contact: early farmers and the trail of broomcorn millet
    £140,243

    Dr Ray Laurence
    University of Birmingham
    Age and imperialism: acculturation and communications in the Roman Mediterranean
    £129,128

    Dr Robert Lee
    University of Teesside
    Church and monarchy: religious and royal ritual in north-east England 1837–1953
    £171,236

    Dr Jessica Malay
    University of Huddersfield
    Anne Clifford’s Great Books: a transformative narrative of identity and place
    £156,274

    Professor Seán McConville
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Archival preparation of interviews  (1920-2000) for deposit in British Library
    £61,299

    Dr Mahmoud Riad Nourallah
    University of Westminster
    Editing the hitherto-unpublished 1914-1918 diaries of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
    £55,365

    Dr Andrew Reynolds
    University College London
    Landscapes of governance: assembly sites in England, 5th-11th centuries
    £280,674 

    Professor Stephen Rippon
    University of Exeter
    The Fields of Britannia: landscape transition in the roman to medieval periods
    £241,419

    Professor Peter Alexander Rowley-Conwy
    University of Durham
    Late-date 'rod' microlith sites and the British Mesolithic-Neolithic transition
    £112,867

    Dr Neal Spencer
    British Museum
    Health and diet in ancient Nubia through political and climate change
    £213,233

    Dr Jacqueline Stedall
    University of Oxford
    Topics in the history of the algebraic theory of semigroups
    £130,286

    Dr Andrew Stewart
    University of Manchester
    The representation of conditional information during comprehension
    £42,181

    Dr Louise Sylvester
    University of Westminster
    Medieval dress and textile vocabulary in unpublished sources
    £158,560

    Dr Chris Thornton
    University of Sussex
    Theoretical explanation of the cognitive foundations of creativity
    £123,557

    Professor Gert Vonhoff
    University of Exeter
    The evolution of bourgeois and non-bourgeois German prose fiction after 1850
    £156,672

    Dr Christine Wall
    London Metropolitan University
    Constructing post-war Britain: building workers’ stories 1950-70
    £147,682

    Dr Abigail Williams
    University of Oxford
    Digital index of eighteenth-century poetic miscellanies
    £205,299    

  • Law, politics, international relations

    Professor Hugh Bochel
    University of Lincoln
    Parliamentary scrutiny of the UK intelligence and security services
    £96,879

    Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero
    University of Keele
    Capitalising security through life insurance in the UK
    £71,989

    Professor Sandra Halperin
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Global development: the role of trans-local elites in Afro-Eurasia
    £228,277

    Professor Robert Hazell
    University College London
    Freedom of information and parliament: the sword and the shield
    £77,927

    Dr Philip Lynch
    University of Leicester
    Competing on the centre right: an examination of party strategy in Britain
    £49,212

    Dr Frances Pinter
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    How global civil society frames the intellectual property rights reform agenda
    £43,292    

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Professor Harriet Bradley
    University of Bristol
    Paired Peers: the impact of class on student university experience
    £250,772

    Dr Vincent Connelly
    Oxford Brookes University
    Profiling writing in children with specific language difficulties
    £105,560

    Professor Isabel Dyck
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Place, culture and film: an investigation of migrants' health making practices
    £124,980

    Professor James Fairhead
    University of Sussex
    The impact of violence on economy: emotion and farming in Colombia
    £46,300

    Dr Stephen Farrall
    University of Sheffield
    Tracking progress on probation: long-term patterns of desistance and reform
    £191,346

    Dr Michaela Gummerum
    University of Plymouth
    Do primary school children exchange information during group collaboration?
    £42,521

    Professor Sarah Harper
    Oxford Institute of Ageing
    Grandparenthood with bilingual families: a Welsh case study
    £86,450

    Dr Emily Keightley
    Loughborough University
    Media of remembering: photography and phonography in everyday remembering
    £106,810

    Professor Ian Loader
    University of Oxford
    Culture in transition? An observational study of private police at work
    £45,814

    Dr Magnus Marsden
    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
    Islam, trade and citizenship on the frontiers of Central and South Asia
    £201,719

    Professor Marjorie Mayo
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    Occupational values and identities; the challenges of public service modernisation
    £105,014

    Dr Alex Mesoudi
    Queen Mary, University of London 
    Human cultural transmission: from psychology lab to the artefactual record
    £115,964

    Dr Cheryl McEwan
    University of Durham
    Ethical production in South Africa: advancing a cultural economy approach
    £180,722

    Dr David Nash
    University of Brighton
    Societal responses to El Niño-related climate extremes in southern Africa
    £193,063

    Dr Irene Bruna Seu
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Mediated humanitarian knowledge, audiences' responses and moral actions
    £232,211

    Dr Humphrey Southall
    University of Portsmouth
    Data models for actor-networks in historical GIS: workers and localities in C19
    £85,794

    Dr Simon Szreter
    University of Cambridge
    Housing, mobility and the measurement of child health from the 1911 Irish census
    £136,224

    Dr Richard Teeuw
    University of Portsmouth
    Use of free satellite imagery for disaster risk reduction
    £57,700

    Dr Ulrich Weger
    University of Kent
    Practicing mindfulness as a strategy to prevent premature judgments
    £48,475

    Dr Ulrich Weger
    University of Kent
    The influence of social climate on individual behaviour
    £136,344    

  • Education

    Dr Victoria Murphy
    University of Oxford
    The influence of second language learning on first language literacy skills
    £63,314    

2008
  • Applied sciences (including architecture) 

    Professor Charles Cockell 
    Open University
    Micro-organisms in civil engineering    
    £69,953    

    Dr John Cunningham 
    University of Leeds
    On-chip terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of single-crystal proteins   
    £213,087

    Dr Paul Kemp
    University of Southampton
    Bridging the gap between fish behaviour and hydraulics 
    £69,282    

    Dr Christian Langton
    University of Hull
    Ultrasound propagation through cancellous bone,  a complex porous composite    
    £82,027    

    Dr Saeid Sanei 
    Cardiff University
    Time-frequency based particle filtering for mental fatigue analysis    
    £54,217    

    Dr Kevin Thwaites   
    University of Sheffield
    Experiential landscape: a socially responsive approach to open space analysis
    £156,640    

    Dr Thomas J Joyce
    Newcastle University
    Design and manufacture of a simulator for testing shoulder prostheses
    £151,449

    Dr Simon Harper
    University of Manchester
    SCweb2: senior citizens and the web 2.0       
    £112,187

    Professor Dan Nicolau
    University of Liverpool
    Fungal behaviour in microfluidics structures    
    £176,160

    Professor Peter Markowich
    Cambridge University
    Kinetic and mean field partial differential models for socio-economic processes
    £222,478    

    Dr Susan Jobling
    Brunel University
    Modelling and mimicking the effects of pollution from molluscs to men
    £190,430 

    Dr Kirsty J Park
    University of Stirling
    Assessing the effects of micro-turbines on urban wildlife
    £102,182 

    Dr Selina Stead
    Newcastle University
    Poverty eradication through aquaculture    
    £198,356 

    Professor Frederic Fol Leymarie
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    Arts computing study into the process involved in sketching faces
    £100,502
    Dr Paul Jeffrey
    Cranfield University
    Graph theoretic approaches to improving water service infrastructure robustness
    £78,450 
        
     

  • Basic sciences

    Dr Rosalind Allen
    University of Edinburgh
    Self-sustaining microbial ecosystems: robustness to environmental change
    £98,138    

    Dr Steven Allin
    Loughborough University
    New and highly flexible routes to access novel materials
    £74,860    

    Dr Inge Armbrecht
    Universidad del Valle
    Ecological services by ants in rehabilitated coal mine sites of Guajiram, Colombia
    £12,418    

    Professor Mark Blamire
    University of Cambridge
    The exchange interaction of antiferromagnetic/ferromagnetic nanocomposites
    £88,810    

    Dr Ian Bull
    University of Bristol
    Chemical investigation of animal digestive systems in the fossil record
    £89,142    

    Dr Glenn Burley
    University of Leicester
    How is RNA splicing regulated? An integrated chemical biology approach    
    £133,608    

    Dr Phillip Cassey
    University of Birmingham
    To whom does the eggshell signal? Contrast and perception of avian eggs
    £85,573    

    Dr David Evans
    Oxford Brookes University
    Evidence for the LINC complex in plants    
    £135,990    

    Dr Simon Goodwin
    University of Sheffield
    Comparing grid- and particle-based simulations         
    £97,636    

    Professor David Goulson
    University of Stirling
    Nesting ecology of bumblebees revealed by sniffer dog detection of nests
    £111,956

    Dr Jim Groombridge
    University of Kent
    MHC diversity and emerging infectious disease in parrot populations on Mauritius
    £215,621

    Dr Judith Hosie
    University of Aberdeen
    Novelty-seeking, self-regulation and risky behaviour in adolescence
    £78,002    

    Dr Eugenie Hunsicker
    Loughborough University
    Spectral analysis, dynamics and quantum physics on noncompact manifolds
    £111,941

    Professor Robert Logie
    University of Edinburgh
    Multitasking: an experimental study of the complexities of everyday cognition
    £110,475    

    Dr Paula Mendes
    University of Birmingham
    Smart switchable biological surfaces               
    £135,920

    Dr Peter Nellist
    University of Oxford
    Scanning confocal electron microscopy for 3D imaging and analysis materials
    £90,272    

    Professor Steven Phillipps
    University of Bristol
    Dwarf Galaxies in the Hubble Space Telescope Coma Cluster Treasury Survey
    £124,606

    Dr Jon Pittman
    University of Manchester
    Evaluation of metal transporters as targets for phytoremediation in algae
    £135,598

    Professor David Saad
    Aston University
    Noisy computation in Boolean functions - a statistics physics view
    £135,111

    Dr William Sellers
    University of Manchester
    Size dependent energetics of bipedal locomotion: the role of elastic mechanisms
    £143,145

    Dr Anne Richards
    Birkbeck College, London
    Dual routes to inattentional blindness: limited resources or inhibition?
    £67,660    

    Dr Derek Vance
    University of Bristol
    Using deep-sea corals to test the role of deep Southern Ocean regulating CO2
    £161,477

    Dr Landis West
    University of Leeds
    Electrical monitoring of biostimulation to remediate subsurface contamination
    £89,308    

    Dr Andrew Wilson
    University of Leeds
    Orthogonal assembly of hydrogen-bonding modules for information processing
    £75,595    

    Dr Anna Amtmann
    University of Glasgow
    Remember last time?  Stress memory and its relation to stress intolerance in plants
    £223,446

    Dr Evelyn Buckwar
    Heriot-Watt University
    Investigation of stability issues for SDEs and for numerical algorithms for SDEs
    £77,480    

    Professor Lesley Cohen
    Imperial College London
    Defects in 2D frustrated prototype spin ice systems
    £187,689

    Professor Andrew Cooper
    University of Liverpool
    Microporous organic polymers for ambient temperature gas storage
    £213,495

    Professor Robin Huw Crompton
    University of Liverpool
    Pads v Claws in arboreal locomotion: mechanics of predator-prey relationships    
    £221,466

    Professor Trevor Dale
    Cardiff University
    Engineering protein fibres with nucleic acids
    £149,391    

    Professor Stephen Donkin
    University of York
    Invariant theory and applications        
    £134,741

    Dr Walter Federle
    University of Cambridge
    Nepenthes pitcher traps and counteradaptations of specialised ants
    £129,212

    Dr Franca Fraternali
    King's College London
    Role of surface flexibility in protein interaction networks
    £140,383

    Professor Susan Gathercole
    University of York
    The impact of training on everyday use of working memory in the classroom
    £135,059

    Dr Juan Antonio Valiente Kroon
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Analysis of initial data at isotropic singularities and its evolution
    £83,732    

    Dr Adrian Linacre
    University of Strathclyde
    Identification of CITES in listed species in traditional East Asian medicines
    £118,979

    Professor Graeme D Ruxton
    University of Glasgow
    Missing midges: a first field demonstration of predator confusion
    £43,495    

    Dr Ari Sadnandom
    University of Glasgow
    Ubiquitinated suppressors of plant immunity    
    £97,497

    Dr Karl Sandeman
    University of Cambridge
    Towards magnetic refrigeration: magnetostriction and spin states in Co-Mn-Si
    £14,880    

    Dr Vincent Savolainen
    Imperial College London
    Global patterns of diversification and dispersal in monocotyledonous plants
    £228,709

    Professor Joe Silk
    University of Oxford
    Citizen Science : image processing via the wisdom of crowds
    £230,272

    Professor David Smith
    University of York
    Insights into chemical evolution - amplification/catalysis in gel formation
    £123,370

    Dr Juliet Coates
    University of Birmingham
    Evolution of a protein family: armadillo-related genes in moss
    £256,708 

    Dr Graeme Sarson
    Newcastle University
    Mathematical models for the developed Neolithic
    £137,960 

    Dr Amalia Patanè
    University of Nottingham
    Colloidal nanocrystals for life-sciences and electronics
    £139,487 

    Dr Jonathan Yearsley Clark
    University of Surrey
    Morphometric herbarium image data analysis
    £189,113 

    Dr Paul Neve
    University of Warwick
    Experimental evolution of resistance to herbicides in chlamydomonas reinharditii
    £183,962 

    Professor Andrew Adamatzky
    University of the West of England
    Mould intelligence: biological amorphous robots
    £228,106 

    Professor Simon Bending
    University of Bath
    Hybrid spintronic devices; driven spin-charge texture in magnetic semiconductors
    £209,818 

    Professor Timothy Birkhead
    University of Sheffield
    The history of modern ornithology from 1920-present
    £182,697 

    Dr Benjamin W Tatler
    University of Dundee
    Remembering where: exploring why position memory is poor for dynamic movie sequences
    £117,755 

    Dr Patricia Hunt
    Imperial College London
    New ways to elucidate the electronic structure of solutes and solvents
    £126,921 

    Professor Jacob Koella
    Imperial College London
    On the use of microsporidians as effective and evolution-proof malaria control
    £142,717     

    Dr John Carr
    University of Cambridge
    Subversion of insect resistance by plant viruses: accident or targeted attack?
    £150,723

    Dr Stephen Alexander Rolfe
    University of Sheffield
    Clubroot-induced gall formation    
    £218,075 

    Dr Charlotte Williams
    Imperial College London
    New bimetallic catalysts for the copolymerisation of carbon dioxide and epoxides
    £100,941 

    Professor John Doonan
    John Innes Institute
    Using brachypodium as a model to study adaptation, growth and evolution in grass
    £154,782 

    Professor Alexander Shluger
    University College London
    Multiscale modelling technique for designing organic/inorganic interfaces
    £154,731 

    Professor John Altringham
    University of Leeds
    Mapping migration patterns of bats using stable isotopes and genetics 
    £144,400 

    Dr Carmen Solana
    University of Portsmouth    
    Forecasting lava flow field evolution to mitigate lave invasion hazards
    £63,420 

    Dr Nick Tomkinson
    Cardiff University
    Organocatalytic dihydroxylation of alkenes
    £85,404 

    Dr Mairi Knight
    University of Plymouth
    Neutral versus functional genetic diversity: a new conservation genetic agenda
    £72,990 

    Dr Chris Garner
    Nottingham Trent University
    P-Chiral Phosphines: resolutions with acyl phosphines
    £92,687 

    Dr Juliet Clare Pickering
    Imperial College London
    Laboratory spectroscopy with applications to ancient earth-atmosphere studies
    £94,090 

    Dr Andrew Ferguson
    University of Cambridge
    Quantum coherence of electron spins in silicon quantum dots
    £75,075 
    Dr Tom Sheppard
    University College London
    A domino approach to medium ring synthesis
    £71,358 
        

  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Dr Carlo Morelli
    University of Dundee
    Jute and Dundee: the management of industrial decline
    £128,910

    Dr Kirstie Ball
    Open University
    Taking liberties? New uses of consumer data in the UK
    £166,188

    Professor Alan Gregory
    University of Exeter
    Managerial trading as an indicator of value-enhancing takeovers
    £78,135    

    Dr Martin Weale
    National Institute of Economic Social Research
    The effects of decision-making myopia on private provisions for retirement
    £85,696    

    Dr Ana Marr
    University of Greenwich
    Optimising the dual goals of microfinance: a social network analysis and simulation
    £202,872 
    Dr Grant Pooke
    University of Kent
    Soviet and Comintern poster archive c1919-1980: research and cataloguing project    
    £36,169 
        

  • Fine and performing arts

    Professor David Mayer
    University of Manchester
    James Winston and The Theatric Tourist research project
    £36,470    

    Ms Emma Redding
    Trinity Laban
    The identification and development of contemporary dance talent in young people
    £183,917

    Dr Francis Li
    University of Salford
    Synthesized music for room acoustic measurement
    £65,164

    Ms Emma Redding
    Trinity Laban
    Music & dance Science: optimizing performance potential
    £54,109
    Professor Nigel Llewellyn
    Tate 
    'Art School Educated': curriculum change in UK art schools 1960-2010
    £468,471 
        

  • Humanities

    Professor Richard Clayton Beacham
    King's College London
    Roman Villa of Oplontis project: computer 3D modelling and associated databases
    £124,974

    Professor Matthew Hilton                            
    University of Birmingham                            
    Non-governmental organisations in Britain, 1945-1997
    £440,605

    Professor Wilfred Lambert    
    University of Birmingham
    A critical edition of Mesopotamian creation myths
    £73,555    

    Dr Paul Barry Pettitt
    University of Sheffield
    Archaeology of the body: the performance of European Upper Palaeolithic cave art
    £112,425

    Dr John Strachan
    University of Sunderland                             
    Consumer culture, advertising and literature in Ireland 1848-1904
    £250,328    

    Professor Douglas Davies
    University of Durham
    Cremation in Scotland    
    £236,428

    Professor Viv Edwards
    University of Reading
    Interdisciplinary perspectives on African language publishing for children
    £119,502

    Dr Jane Geddes
    University of Aberdeen
    The buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire & North-East Scotland
    £231,160

    Professor Dina Iordanova
    University of St Andrews
    Dynamics of world cinema: transnational channels of global film circulation
    £241,011

    Dr Felicity Rash
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The discourse of German nationalism and anti-Semitism 1871-1924
    £184,755

    Dr Gabriella Rundblad
    King's College London
    Language, cognition and compliance     
    £98,240    

    Dr Leigh Shaw-Taylor
    University of Cambridge
    The occupational structure of England and Wales 1379 - c.1729
    £505,300

    Professor Geoffrey R Swain
    University of Glasgow
    Re-educating Latgale youth: the Komsomol and schooling in Soviet Latvia, 1944-59
    £60,172    

    Professor Clive Upton
    University of Leeds
    Voices of the UK: an original resource of linguists and social historians
    £225,559

    Dr Susan Whitfield
    British Library
    A palaeographic study of the Chinese and Tibetan manuscripts from the Dunhuang collections 
    £186,892

    Dr Spike Bucklow
    University of Cambridge
    A technical and art historical study of medieval East Anglian rood screens
    £118,974 

    Professor Carole Rawcliffe
    University of East Anglia
    Completion of the Norfolk volumes of the Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi
    £96,888 

    Dr Helen Parish
    University of Reading
    The Parker Certificates: the state of the English clergy in 1559
    £43,117 

    Dr Ludovica Serratrice
    University of Manchester
    Understanding language comprehension in bilingual children
    £69,051 
    Professor Orlando Figes
    Birkbeck College
    The Mishchenko-Ivanova correspondence 
    £33,740 
        

  • Law, politics, international relations

    Mr Philip Cowley
    University of Nottingham
    The British General Election 2008-9-10       
    £43,201    

    Dr David Galbreath
    University of Aberdeen    
    The European national minority rights regime: interests, power and knowledge
    £98,205    

    Dr Daniele Albertazzi
    University of Birmingham
    Regionalist vs. Nationalist populists in power: actions and reactions
    £62,478    

    Professor Philip Leach
    London Metropolitan University
    Responding adequately to systematic human rights violations in Europe
    £65,433
    Professor John Maloney
    University of Exeter
    Voting behaviour, party strategy and economic voting
    £35,817 
        

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Dr Rhys Jones
    University of Wales, Aberystwyth
    Time-spaces of soft paternalism in the UK: state, governmentality, citizenship
    £109,179

    Dr Don Operario
    Wolfson College, Oxford
    Caring for children orphaned by AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
    £98,212    

    Professor Gordon Clark
    University of Oxford
    The geopolitics and governance of sovereign wealth funds
    £110,724

    Professor Nick Crossley
    University of Manchester
    Networks, protests and students: the politicising effects of campus connections
    £74,793    

    Dr Anja Eller
    University of St Andrews
    Embarrassment: intra- and inter-group dynamics
    £123,391

    Dr James Kennedy
    University of Edinburgh
    American liberalism and post-war multiethnic settlements in East Central Europe
    £133,478

    Professor Guy Robinson
    Kingston University
    Lifestyles and life-courses: the social context of household waste management
    £200,016 

    Dr Karen McComb
    University of Sussex
    Age and experience as determinants of acquired knowledge in a non-human mammal
    £174,892

    Professor Nicholas Barton
    University of Oxford
    Cemeteries and sedentism in the epipalaeolithic of North Africa
    £249,459 

    Professor Marjorie Weiss
    University of Bath
    The sociology of prescribing: what can we learn from new prescribers?
    £167,765 

    Professor Ian Douglas Whyte
    University of Lancaster
    Post-medieval vegetation change and grazing management in an upland landscape
    £150,845 

    Professor Allan Kellehear
    University of Bath
    End-of-life practices in the Republic of Moldova
    £62,200

    Professor Ann Colley
    University of Leicester
    Public sporting role models, sports interest and sport participation among young people
    £36,454
    Dr Peter Adey
    University of Keele
    Mobility, regulation and control in a time of terror: The Liverpool Blitz
    £85,740 
        

  • Education

    Dr John Hardcastle
    University of London
    Social change and English: a study of three  English departments 1945-1965
    £244,858     

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