School of Psychology News & events

Research Grants - 2016-17

Li, M, Aggleton, J, Crunelli, V (2012 -2017) Generation and characterisation of cortical interneurons from human pluripotent stem cells - additional funding. Wellcome Trust. £17,845.

Vanderwert, R, Rychlowska, M (2016 - 2018) Implications of pacifier use for the development of emotional competence. British Academy. £9,745.

Pidgeon, N (2016 - 2026) Centre for Climate Change Mitigation. Leverhulme Trust. £333,286.

Whitmarsh, L (2016 - 2018) Does one thing lead to another? Behavioural spillover in theory and practice. British Psychological Society. £3,000.

Good, M (2016 - 2019) Exploring ACE-2 as a novel therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease. Bright Focus Foundation. £158,274.

Boivin, J (2016) Design and Sudanese stakeholder feasibility and acceptability tests for the adapted Fertility Status Awareness Tool (FertiSTAT). ESRC. £4,500.

Lewis, P (2017 - 2022) Understanding creativity and problem solving through sleep-engineering - SolutionSleep. European Commission. £1,399,437.

Whitmarsh, L (2016 - 2019) Changing energy efficiency technology adoption in households. European Commission. £70,683.

Evenson, D (2016 - 2019) Public perceptions and understanding of unconventional gas development in Wales in the context of energy system change. COFUND. £203,198.

Dimitriadis, S (2016 - 2019) Dynamically networked brain - DyNet-BRAIN: A statistical machine learning approach to dynamic brain connectivity analysis for the extraction of dynamic and multimodal connectomic biomarkers for the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders. COFUND. £157,929.

Gruber, M (2016 - 2019) How anatomical connections within the reward network enhance brain function and memory: A multimodal imaging approach. COFUND. £185,094.

Whitmarsh, L (2016 - 2018) Does one thing lead to another? Behavioural spillover in theory and practice. BPS £3,000.

Isles, A, Humby, T, Wilkinson, L (2016 - 2018) Investigating the brain role of Setd1a in relation to schizophrenia and developmental disorders. MRC. £18,012.

Bristow, G, Capstick, S, Whitmarsh, L, Allan, S, Healy, A (2016 - 2017) Resilience in groundwater supply systems: Integrating resource-based approaches with agency, behaviour and choice in West Africa (RIGGS). NERC. £186,844.

Henwood, K, Pidgeon, N (2016 - 2019) CoastWEB: Valuing the contribution which COASTal habitats make to human health and WEllBeing, with a focus on the alleviation of natural hazards. NERC. £270,913.

Zhang, J (2016 - 2022) Free the mind: Neurocognitive determinants of intentional decision. Commission of the European Communities. £1,041,535.

Kolasinski, J (2017 - 2021) Putting somatosensation in context: Exploring the neuronal encoding of active touch. Wellcome Trust. £250,000.

Graham, K, Lawrence, A, Umla-Runge, K (2017 - 2019) Developing low-cost cognitive tools for effective dementia assessment in low-to-middle income countries. MRC. £581,870.

Culling, J, Grange, J (2017) Laying the path to novel cochlear-implant sound coding strategies for improved speech intelligibility in noise. Action on Hearing Loss. £5,000.