Current projects list

Explore a few examples of our externally funded research projects.

Investigator(s) FundedDetails Amount (£)Project End Date
Prof A DaviesWellcome TrustTNF superfamily forward
and reverse signalling in
neural development
£2,043,74330/06/2019
Prof K FoxMedical Research
Council
Optogenetic
dissection of
homeostatic and
hebbian components
of cortical plasticity
£1,110,91931/08/2020
Prof J MurrayBiotechnology
and Biological
Sciences
Research
Council
GARNet 2020£597,90831/01/2020
Prof H White-
Cooper, Dr N
Kent,
Dr M Taylor
Biotechnology
and Biological
Sciences
Research
Council
Nucleosome positioning
and transcriptional
regulation in differentiated
drosophila
£488,46731/01/2020
Prof A Rosser (Medicine)University Hospital UlmCharactensation of the natural history of HD and assessment of feasibility of HD clinical research within the network of HD clinical centres£432,22131/12/2018
Dr M Smalley, Dr R
Clarkson, Dr N
Rodrigues, Dr M
Smalley
The Jane Hodge
Foundation
Exploring the concept of
the cancer stem cell
£425,59630/09/2018
Prof B Caterson, Prof VC Duance, Dr E Blain, Dr D Mason (with HCARE/ ENGIN/ MEDIC/ DENTL/ PSYCH/ PHRMY)Arthritis Research UK Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics & Bioengineering Centre£420,00031/12/2020
Dr T Connor (with COMSC/ PHYSX/ CHEMY/ ENGIN/ MEDICWEFOSupercomputing Wales£378,51530/09/2020
Prof K Swann, Prof P Borri, Prof RM John (with PHYSX)Biotechnology
and Biological
Sciences
Research
Council
Lipid droplets in oocytes: shedding new light on why fats are good or bad for development£377,88431/03/2020
Prof RM JohnBiotechnology
and Biological
Sciences
Research
Council
Exposing the link between placental endocrine dysfunction and offspring behavioural outcomes£364,21031/03/2020
Prof RM John (with MEDIC)Medical Research CouncilInvestigating a placental origin for pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders£359,78431/05/2018
Prof F Sengpiel, Dr A
Ranson, Prof
K Fox (with MEDIC)
Biotechnology
and Biological
Sciences
Research
Council
Homeostatic plasticity in
visual cortex
£351,82315/05/2018
Prof T Dale Commission of
the European
Communities
Integrating genetic,
biophysical and
computational
approaches to
understand cell and
tissue polarity
£345,783 30/09/2019
Prof P KilleNatural
Environment
Research
Council
Leveraging comparative
physiology and genomics
to predict species
sensitivity: A novel
framework for
interspecies extrapolation
in ecotoxicology
£326,32931/05/2018
Prof TC Dale, Prof P Borri (with PHYSX)Cancer Research UK Using CARS microscopy to realise the potential of 3D culture for personalised medicine and drug delivery £302,69731/07/2019
Prof P KilleNatural
Environment
Research
Council
Hook a worm to catch a
man: Tracking historical
and recent human
settlement, land use and
migration in neotropical
rainforest using
ecosystem engineers
£269,69130/04/2018
Prof S Dunnett (with Dr M Lelos)Parkinson's UKStem cell therapies:
targeting the non-motor
symptoms
£250,00015/11/2018
Prof AJ Harwood, Dr K Thomas (with MEDIC)Jane Hodge FoundationNeuroscience Research Fellows Programme£235,31815/02/2019
Prof J Cable, Dr P
Orozco Ter
Wengel
Ser Cymru NRN
Bangor
AquaWales: Minimising
the impacts of the
intensive aquaculture in
the face of climate
change
£223,000 30/09/2018
Dr B Latinkic, Prof N
Allen
British Heart
Foundation
Mechanisms of action of
cardiogenic determinants
of gata4
£222,942 31/03/2019
Prof Y BardeBoehringer Ingleheim PharmaA novel and relevant in vitro and in vivo model allowing the detection of BDNF-expression in living cells£210,91731/12/2019
Prof D Riccardi, Prof P
Kemp
Commission of
the European
Communities
Calcium-sensing receptor
(CaSR): Therapeutics for
non-communicable
diseases
£205,167 29/02/2020
Prof P Kille Commission of
the European
Communities
Probing safety of nanoobjects
by defining
immune responses of
environmental organisms
- PANDORA
£205,167 31/12/2019