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Current research grants

Current research grants

Earlier grants can be seen in SPRI Review 2017 and earlier years.

Staff of the Institute currently hold research grants of £6.23 million, of which £848,000 is from the UK research councils and £4.2 million from the European Research Council and other EU sources.

Grants from UK research councils

Subglacial access and fast ice research experiment (SAFIRE)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/K005871/1
£261,920 (2013-2018)

Basal properties of the Greenland Ice Sheet (BPG)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/M000869/1
£19,213 (2014-2018)

The role of shear margin dynamics in the future evolution of the Thwaites Drainage Basin (TIME-Thwaites Interdisciplinary Margin Evolution)

Source: Natural Environment Research Council
£438,822 (2018-2023)

Instruments of scientific governance? Historical geographies of Halley Bay, 1956 - present

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Collaborative Doctoral Studentship with The Royal Society and the Royal Geographical Society
£70,717 (2018-2022)

International networks and cosmopolitan science: geographical societies and Greenland, c.1880 to 1939

Source: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Collaborative Doctoral Studentship with Oxford University and the Royal Geographical Society
£57,597 (2015-2018)

Grants from other sources

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

Source: European Research Council, Consolidator Grant ERC-2016-CoG-724317
€1,996,250 (2017-2022)

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)

Improving 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)

Hydrology and dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet and Antarctic ice shelves

Source: University of Colorado, Boulder, Sabbatical Fellowship
£17,100 (2018-2019)

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)

Pleistocene glaciation of Fenland, England and its implications for evolution of the region

Source: Leverhulme Foundation Emeritus Fellowship
£20,210 (2018-2019)

Heritage Lottery Fund, Collecting Cultures - By Endurance We Conquer: the Shackleton Project

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund, Grant CC-13-21559
£500,000 (2014-2019)

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) investigations of floating ice shelves in the Weddell Sea sector, Antarctica

Source: The Flotilla Foundation
£350,000 (2018-2020)

Multiplatform remote sensing of the impact of climate change on northern forests of Russia

Source: British Council
£150,00 (2018-2021)

Conserving and sharing SPRIís Antarctic heritage collections

Source: UK Antarctic Heritage Trust
£150,000 (2017-2020)

Strengthening Russia-UK Links in Arctic ecological remote sensing (Global Britain Initiative)

Source: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
£37,910 (2018-2019)