Funding successes: August 2023

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Congratulations to all members of the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.

Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.

Project Lead Funder Combined Scheme Project Title  Amount
Sudhin Thayyil Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Essential Small and Sick Newborn (SSN) Intervention Evidence Review Essential Small and Sick Newborn (SSN) Intervention Evidence Review             £38,462
Payam Barnaghi Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust N/A UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health             £47,400
Simone Di Giovanni EMBO Postdoctoral fellowships EMBO Fellowship – Alessandro Falconieri £117,100
Simone Di Giovanni International Spinal Research Trust PhD Studentship ISRT PhD Studentship          £136,000
Paresh Malhotra The Football Association Premier League New call for research into neurodenerative disorders announced alongside the PFA in collaboration with University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow. FA BrainHOPE          £244,600
Fatemeh Geranmayeh UKRI IAA Award NA SONIVA: Speech recOgNItion Validation in Aphasia (71K) to production a large and detailed aphasic speech database (SONIVA) for training Automated Speech Recognition algorithms for pathological speech such as after stroke or in neurodegenerative disorders.          £71,000