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SPRI Review 2009: Current Research Grants

Current Research Grants

Institute research staff currently hold grants of about £3.45 million, of which £860,000 is from the UK research councils.

Grants from UK Research Councils

Validation and provision of CryoSat-2 measurements of fluctuations in the Earth's land and marine ice fluxes

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/0/S/2003/00620
£319,635 (2004–2009)

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

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/D001986/1
£217,341 (2006–2010)

Understanding contemporary changes in the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/E005950/1
£165,878 (2007–2010)

Investigating basal conditions and flow dynamics on Vestfonna Ice Cap, Svalbard

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant
NE/F011466/1
£53,258 (2008–2009)

Airborne geophysical exploration of central East Antarctica

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NF/F016646/1
£11,250 (2008–2012)

Determining the dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to climatic forcing using a geophysical, remote-sensing and numerical modelling framework

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/G00692X/1
£93,018 (2009–2012)

Grants from Other Sources

Arctic glaciers and their response to environmental change

Source: John Ellerman Foundation
£90,000 (2008–2011)

Permafrost changes in the Arctic

Source: ENI SPA
£521,744 (2008–2012)

Investigations into the impacts of environmental change on the glaciers and ice caps of the Arctic

Source: ConocoPhillips
£100,359 (2008–2011)

Negotiating pathways to adulthood: social change and indigenous culture in four circumpolar communities

Source: US National Science Foundation
£68,000 (2008–2009)

Management of Bar-coding data for the identification of Antarctic marine animals from genetic DNA

Source: Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, CAML Barcoding Project
£45,578 (2007–2010)

HLF Stage 2 Museum Grant - Renovation of museum and archives: developing the Scott Polar Research Institute museum

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund, Grant HG-06-01385/2
£994,000 (2009–2012)

HLF Collecting Cultures Grant - Arctic visions: Inuit art and material culture

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund, Grant CC-07-011106
£200,000 (2008–2010)

Discovering the Poles: historic polar images 1845–1982 (Freeze Frame Project)

Source: Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) Capital Programme: Digitisation
£422,070 (2007–2009)

Arctic Ocean Geopolitics

Sources: Judge Business School, World Wildlife Fund, Foundation for the Good Governance of International Spaces
£145,000 (2008–2010)

Baptist and Hindu conversions in tribal India: changing language, emotion and morality

Source: British Academy, Grant SG-49620
£7,460 (2008–2009)