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Current research grants

Current research grants

Earlier grants can be seen in SPRI Review 2014 and earlier years.

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of over £2 million, of which about £1.2 million is from the UK research councils.

Grants from UK Research Councils

Airborne geophysical investigations of conditions at the bed of fast-flowing outlet glaciers of large Canadian Arctic ice caps.

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K004999/1
£543,000 (2013-2016)

Subglacial Access and Fast Ice Research Experiment (SAFIRE)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K005871/1
£261,920 (2013-2016)

Dynamical Response of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica (iSTAR-C)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council and the Newton Trust
£134,409 (2012-2016)

The contribution to sea-level rise from the Amundsen Sea sector of Antarctica (iSTAR-D)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/J005797/1
£20,451 (2013-2017)

Validation and provision of CryoSat measurements of fluctuations in the Earth's land and marine ice fluxes

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/0/S/2003/
£116,192 (2009-2016)

Will climate change in the Arctic increase the landslide- tsunami risk to the UK?

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K000087/1
£32,154 (2012-2016)

Basal properties of the Greenland Ice Sheet (BPG)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/M000869/1
£19,213 (2014-2017)

Calculating current and future mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet using a coupled hydrology/ice dynamics model

Source: Leverhulme Trust and Isaac Newton Trust
£92,000 (2015-2018)

Field spectroscopy of penguin colonies to study inter- species and intra-seasonal changes of guano spectra

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Field Spectroscopy Facility
£16,200 (2014-2015)

Grants from Other Sources

Heritage Lottery Fund, Collecting Cultures - By Endurance We Conquer: the Shackleton Project

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund, Grant CC-13-21559
£500,000 (2014-2018)

Antarctic Catalogue Project, Polar Museum

Source: Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
£99,386 (2014-2016)

Virtual Shackleton Project, Polar Museum

Source: Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
$15,000 (2014-2016)

Antarctic fieldwork on Signy Island

Source: British Antarctic Survey, Collaborative Gearing Scheme
£41,800 (2014-2015)

Developing indigenous research methodologies in the Arctic (IRM-A): examining the impacts of settlement on socialization and youth experience in Siberia and Alaska

Source: University of Alaska Fairbanks/National Science Foundation, ARC-1207894
£199,266 (2012-2015)