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SPRI Review 2006: Current Research Grants

Current Research Grants

Institute staff hold competitively won grants of over £2.3 million, almost £1.3 million of which is from three UK Research Councils (NERC, AHRC and ESRC).

Grants from UK Research Councils

Marine geological processes and sediments beneath floating ice shelves in Greenland and Antarctica: investigations using the Autosub AUV

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/T/S/2000/00986 £ 369,062 (2001-2007)

Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin of the West Antarctic

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/G/S/2002/00192 £ 84,932 (2004-2007)

Slope stability on Europe's passive continental margins

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Ocean Margins Link Programme, Grant NER/T/S/2003/00318 £ 121,322 (2004-2007)

Sediment transfer from the Antarctic continent to deep ocean: a shelf-slope-basin system investigated using the ISIS Remotely Operated Vehicle

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/C506372/1 £ 143,632 (2004-2008)

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

Source: Natural Environment Research Council £371,003 (2004-2009)

Grants from Other Sources

The Herbert Ponting Archive of Antarctic Photographic Negatives

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund £533,000 (2004-2006)

Continuity of scholarly advice and access to the internationally significant archival collections of the Scott Polar Research Institute

Source: Isaac Newton Trust £20,000 (2004-2006)

Swedish Polar Social Science Research

Source: Swedish Academy £14,345 (2005-2006)

Polar Field Stations and IPY History. Culture, Heritage, Present Governance 1882 - Present

Source: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, Grant F2005-1364:1E £14,173 (2006-2007)

Marine geophysical and geological investigations of past flow and stability of a major Greenland ice stream in the late Quaternary

Source: National Environment Research Council, Grant NE/D001986/1 £103,167 (2006-2009)

Trans-sectoral partnerships, sustainability research and the oil and gas industry in Russia

Source: Economic and Social Research Council, Grant RES-451-26-0166 £14,916 (2004-2006)

The First Nations, Inuit, Inupiat and Kalaallit Artefact Collection from Canada, Alaska and Greenland: enhancing documentation and access

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council £30,000 (2005-2006)

The Life of Field Stations. A History of community participation in scientific practice at the Igloolik Laboratory (1974-2004)

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council, Grant AH/E001106/1 £20,075 (2007)

Arts and Humanities Research Council Research Workshops (Museums and Galleries) Scheme: The Material Culture of Polar Exploration

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council, Grant AH/E500366/1 £14,849 (2006-2007)

Canadian Studies Interdisciplinary Research Project

Source: Foundation for Canadian Studies £10,500 (2006-2007)

Potential threats to the future of Inuit Beluga Whale hunting in Canadian Arctic

Source: British Academy, Grant BAPDF0508 £67,929 (2006-2008)

BOREAS Inaugural Meeting

Source: European Science Foundation, Grant 06/99/MvD £60,210 (2006-2007)

Environmental change in the Barents Region

Source: European Union, Framework 5, Grant EVK2-2002-00169 £140,797 (2002-2006)

Interferometric evaluation of glacier rheology and change

Source: European Union, Framework 6, Grant SST3-CT-2003-502845 £95,634 (2004-2007)