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Current research grants

Current research grants

Earlier grants can be seen in SPRI Review 2015 and earlier years.

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of over £4.3 million, of which about £1.1 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 (2013-2017)

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

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

The Contribution to Sea Level Rise of the Amundsen Sea Sector of Antarctica (iSTAR-D)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council / University of Leeds
£20,461 (2013-2016)

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)

Grants from other sources

Resolving subglacial properties, hydrological networks and dynamic evolution of ice flow on the Greenland Ice Sheet (RESPONDER)

Source: European Research Council, Consolidator Grant ERC-2015-CoG-683043
£2,443,800 (2016-2021)

Seabed imprint of dense shelf water cascading

Source: EU Horizon 2020 (Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, MSCA-IF-2014-658358)
£195,454 (2016-2018)

Improve our understanding of Rock Slope Failures using calving events

Source: EU Horizon 2020 (Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, MSCA-IF-2015-705215)
£183,455 (2016-2018)

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
£138,000 (2015-2018)

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: Esm`e Fairbairn Foundation
£99,386 (2014-2017)

Arctic Ships' Logs Project

Source: Esm`e Fairbairn Foundation
£10,000 (2016-2017)

Virtual Shackleton Project, Polar Museum

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

Advanced Technologies, Structures and Interface for Networks

Source: Boeing Company
£15,988 (2016-2018)