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SPRI Review 2011: Current Research Grants

Current Research Grants

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of almost £3 million, of which about £950,000 is from the UK research councils.

Grants from UK Research Councils

Airborne geophysical investigations of basal conditions at flow transitions of outlet glaciers on the Greenland Ice Sheet

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/H020667/1
£840,000 (2010–13)

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)

Modelling permafrost dynamics and change 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)

Growth and decay of Antarctic and Arctic ice sheets from marine geophysical records with particular reference to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Source: Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
£75,701 (2010–2012)

Growth and decay of Antarctic and Arctic ice sheets from marine geophysical records with particular reference to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Source: Isaac Newton Trust, Cambridge
£18,101 (2010-2012)

Antarctic Treaty Summit: Science-Policy Interactions in International Governance.

Source: Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Euro 75,000 (2009–2011)

Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean, NATO Advanced Research Workshop.

Sources: NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme, Aspen Institute, Shell International, Darmouth College, WWF Arctic.
£44,000 (2010–2011).

Heritage Lottery Fund 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 (2009–2011)

Negotiating pathways to adulthood: social change and indigenous culture in four circumpolar communities (NSF ARC-0755348)

Source: US National Science Foundation
£67,959 (2008–2012)