Science and Medicine Awards (December 2013)

Science and Medicine Awards (December 2013)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in December 2013.

For news of other grants awarded in December, please go to the relevant joint programme announcements, or to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Arts & Humanities, Health & Disability and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year.

Scientific and Biomedical Research

University of Cambridge (£2,000,000)
Laboratories for high specification imaging in new building for the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB)

Durham University (£1,500,000)
Centre for Fundamental Research in Physics

University of Nottingham (£750,000)
First floor laboratory within GSK Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry

University of Sheffield (£620,000)
Laboratory in facilities for advanced biological imaging (IMAGINE: Imaging Life)
Aston University, Birmingham (£200,000)
Refurbishment work within Aston Laboratory for Immersive Virtual Environments

Queen Mary, University of London, E1 (£150,000)
Fitting out fifth floor laboratory within Evolutionary Genetics Laboratory

Medical Education and Learned Societies

Royal College of Ophthalmologists (£120,000)
Skills Centre in new College building at 18 Stephenson Way (Euston)

Royal College of Psychiatrists (£120,000)
Advanced Learning Centre at 21 Prescot Street, E1

Science Education            

Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire (£430,000)
Tree Management Centre

University of Manchester (£250,000)
Named auditorium at the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo) (£210,000)
Education building within 'Islands' Indonesian development

Kimmeridge Trust, Dorset (£143,000)
Lecture and discovery classroom in new fossil museum