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SPRI Review 2012: Current Research Grants

Current Research Grants

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of over £3.5 million, of which about £1.8 million is from the UK Research Councils.

Grants from UK Research Councils

Airborne geophysical exploration of central East Antarctica

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

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 (2010-14)

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
£573,000 (2012-16)

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)

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

Source: Natural Environment Research Council and the Newton Trust
£134,409 (2012-2015)

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 (2013-2016)

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 (2009-2015)

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

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K00008X/1
£32,154 (2012-16)

Late Quaternary deglaciation of the NW Barents Sea

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Radiocarbon Facility
£5,800 (2012-2013)

Grants from Other Sources

Modelling permafrost dynamics and change in the Arctic

Source: ENI SpA
£521,744 (2008-2012)

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)

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)

Collaborative research: using visual methods to engage indigenous youth and community members in cross-site, international analysis: a methodological study (ARC-1219344).

Foundation
£20,000 (2012-2013)

Developing indigenous research methodologies in the Arctic (IRM-A): examining the impacts of settlement on socialization and youth experience in Siberia and Alaska (ARC-1207894)

Source: University of Alaska Fairbanks/National Science Foundation
£199,266 (2012-2014)

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 (2009-2013)

Heritage Lottery Fund Collecting Cultures - Arctic visions: Inuit art and material culture

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund, Grant CC-07-011106
£200,000 (2008-2013)