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Current research grants

Current research grants

Earlier grants can be seen in SPRI Review 2016 and earlier years.

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of £5.28 million, of which £337,000 is from the UK research councils and £4.2 million from the European Research Council and other EU sources.

Grants from UK research councils

International networks and cosmopolitan science: Geographical Societies and Greenland, c.1880 to 1939

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Collaborative Doctoral Studentship
£57,597 (2015-2018)

Subglacial Access and Fast Ice Research Experiment (SAFIRE)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K005871/1
£261,920 (2013-2017)

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

Arctic Cultures: Sites of collection in the formation of the European and American northlands

Source: European Research Council, Consolidator Grant.
€1,996,250 (2017-22)

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 (SIDEW) around Antarctica

Source: EU Horizon 2020 Programme (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, MSCAIF-2014-658358)
€195,454 (2016-2018)

Improve our understanding of rock slope failures using calving events

Source: EU Horizon 2020 Programme (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, MSCAIF-2015-705215)
€183,455 (2016-2018)

Spectral library of Arctic Plants

Source: EU-Interact funding
€5,000

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: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£99,386 (2014-2017)

Arctic Ships' Logs Project

Source: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£10,000 (2016-2017)