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Title Funder Start date End date
Quantifying the impact of restoration on peatland aquatic organic matter, microbial communities and greenhouse gas emissions NERC 1 December 2023 28 February 2030
Place Theme - Energy Demand Research Centre (EDRC) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 July 2023 1 July 2028
Governance Theme - Energy Demand Research Centre (EDRC) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 July 2023 1 July 2028
ESRC IAA 2023-2028 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 April 2023 31 March 2028
Novel satellite and modelling studies to assess wildfire emission impacts on air quality and climate 1 October 2023 30 September 2027
The End of the Amazon Carbon Sink? (AMSINK) NERC 1 October 2023 30 September 2027
AI-Optimised Fermentation for Sustainable Protein Production from Food Side Streams 1 February 2024 31 July 2027
Amazon-SOS: a Safe Operating Space for Amazonian Forests NERC 1 February 2024 31 July 2027
Biodiversity and Community Resilience in the Omo Valley (BIOM) Alliance 16 May 2022 15 May 2027
Elucidating mechanisms underlying multivalency modulating lectin-glycan binding and assembly properties-implications for lectin function regulation 1 May 2024 30 April 2027
The first self-consistent dynamical simulations of asteroid dynamos 1 April 2024 31 March 2027
COMMONPATHS. Commonification: transition pathways for urban sustainability 1 April 2023 31 March 2027
Synergy European Research Council (ERC) 1 February 2022 31 January 2027
Advancing Capacity for Climate and Environment Social Science Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 February 2022 31 January 2027
Air-pollution innovation in regional-forecasts utilising operational satellite applications and technologies (AIRSAT) NERC 1 January 2024 31 December 2026
Tackling the Arctic Cloud Problem NERC 1 January 2022 31 December 2026
WaterLANDS EU Horizon 2020 1 December 2021 30 November 2026
Investigating HALocarbon impacts on the global Environment (InHALE) NERC 1 December 2022 30 November 2026
Gender, Generation and Climate Change (GENERATE): Creative Approaches to Building Inclusive and Climate Resilient Cities in Uganda and Indonesia UK Research and Innovation 1 May 2019 14 November 2026
Analytics for Demand Responsive Online Intelligent Transport EPSRC 4 September 2023 4 September 2026
Greenland ice marginal lake evolution as a driver of ice sheet change - how important are rising lake temperatures? NERC 9 January 2023 31 August 2026
Gigante: Quantifying and upscaling the causes and drivers of death for giant tropical trees NERC 9 January 2023 31 August 2026
Convective Cloud Dynamics and Turbulence Interactions with Microphysical Processes and the Atmospheric Environment (CLOUDY TIME) UK Research and Innovation 10 February 2023 9 August 2026
Constraining the current and future carbon dynamics of the dry tropics NERC 1 May 2021 30 April 2026
Co-creating visions and pathways for integrated urban heat systems EPSRC 1 August 2018 31 March 2026
FoSTA Health 1 October 2022 31 March 2026
Beyond 1D Structure of Earth's Core - Reconciling Inferences from Seismic and Geomagnetic Observations NERC 1 January 2023 31 December 2025
Increasing UK Dietary Fibre - The Case for the Great White British Loaf BBSRC/NERC, Molecules to Landscapes 1 October 2022 31 October 2025
AdvanceYeastProt- Advanced and sustainable yeast-based novel food, grown in bio-scaffolds for a high- structured and protein rich product 1 October 2023 30 September 2025
SusProFood: Optimising development of SUStainable functional fibre-rich FOODs fortified with plant PROteins Innovate UK 1 September 2023 31 August 2025
Development of an innovative plant-based burger with properties like a beef burger for the plant-based and flexitarian market Innovate UK 1 September 2023 31 August 2025
City-centered approach to catalyze nature-based solutions through the EU Regenerative Urban Lighthouse for pollution alleviation and regenerative development (UPSURGE) EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2021 31 August 2025
Building UK capability to deliver innovative alternative proteins Innovate UK 1 September 2023 31 August 2025
AI-Optimised Fermentation for Sustainable Protein Production from Food Waste 14 February 2024 13 August 2025
FAME 1 July 2023 30 June 2025
Sustaining tropical forest monitoring for biomass flux estimation and prediction 6 January 2023 30 June 2025
Elements and Architecture in Deep Water Turbidite Systems Wintershall Dea 1 June 2021 31 May 2025
Earth's core as a layered system NERC 1 April 2021 31 March 2025
SNAPP – Sustainable Nutrition for Animal Protein Productivity. Innovate UK 1 April 2023 31 March 2025
AerosoL heterogeneous Processing as a source of oxidants in Cold winter Atmospheres: application to Alaska and UK (ALPACA-UK) NERC 1 April 2022 31 March 2025
Capture, recycling and societal management of phosphorus in the environment (ReCAP) EU Marie Curie 1 March 2021 1 March 2025
RoboHog: developing an in vitro gut model system of the porcine hindgut 1 February 2023 31 January 2025
Drivers and Repercussions of UK Insect Declines (DRUID) NERC 4 January 2021 3 January 2025
Enhancing Agri-Food Transparent Sustainability (EATS) EPSRC 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
Assessing Legacies of Past Human Activities in Amazonia 1 January 2020 31 December 2024
ESCoE: Net-zero, climate change and the environment - measurement of environmental footprints and the circular economy 10 January 2024 31 December 2024
Nanoparticle Emissions From The Transport Sector: Health and Policy Impacts EU Horizon 2020 1 June 2021 30 November 2024
TOZCA – Towards Zero Carbon Aviation EPSRC 1 November 2021 1 November 2024
Correction of the Phase Bias in the Sentinel-1 Generated Interferograms European Space Agency 1 May 2023 31 October 2024
NEXt generation activity and travel behavioUr modelS: Bringing together choice modelling, data science and ubiquitous computing (NEXUS) UK Research and Innovation 15 October 2020 14 October 2024
Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) ESRC 1 April 2022 30 September 2024
ADVANCE NERC 1 June 2020 31 August 2024
Network for Innovative Sustainable Transportation Co-Simulation (NIST-CS) - Second Stage 1 April 2013 31 August 2024
Meeting the Paris Agreement on Climate: Exploiting Earth System Models to determine the role of future land-use change NERC 1 September 2019 31 August 2024
Scaling up place-based food initiatives 1 October 2023 31 July 2024
EMBARC: Enhancing Models of Behavioural and Attitudinal Relative Changes 1 September 2023 31 July 2024
Finding Healthy Online 22 January 2024 22 July 2024
Species Responses to Climate Change in the Amazon To Andes Region 1 October 2020 9 June 2024
Future Flight in Place Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2023 31 May 2024
Ecosystem Recovery Following the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction NERC 1 June 2023 31 May 2024
Transnational Families in Europe: Care, inequalities and wellbeing ESRC 1 June 2021 31 May 2024
CoCoMo ESRC 1 April 2021 31 March 2024
Woodland biodiversity for human health and wellbeing across Britain 17 April 2023 31 March 2024
Amazon Resilience to Climate Change Royal Society 31 March 2019 30 March 2024
Exploring the geological signature of Slow Earthquakes through legacy experiments and field analysis NERC 1 March 2023 29 February 2024
DECAF 1 March 2018 29 February 2024
Connected Everything II: Accelerating Digital Manufacturing Research Collaboration and Innovation EPSRC 1 December 2019 29 February 2024

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
CDRC Transition Funding ESRC/ICSSR 14 February 2019 13 February 2024
Contaminants of emerging concern in agricultural systems: a risk to soil and plant health? UK Research and Innovation 31 January 2020 30 January 2024
Adaptation to Imperfect Steering Assistant (AISA) 1 March 2023 31 December 2023
COMMOTIONS (Computational Models of Traffic Interactions for Testing of Automated Vehicles) EPSRC 1 July 2019 31 December 2023
E-Drone EPSRC 1 January 2021 31 December 2023
Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) UK Research and Innovation 1 January 2021 31 December 2023
E-Drone EPSRC 1 December 2020 29 December 2023
SELECTAR - Selection for antimicrobial resistance by antimicrobial production waste NERC 31 October 2020 31 October 2023
The impact of the Environment and Pollution On Cognitive Health (EPOCH): Building the knowledge base through international collaboration 1 October 2020 1 October 2023
Adaptive Decision Making for Urban Energy Transformation EPSRC 1 October 2017 30 September 2023
Train unit capacity strengthening optimisation using RS-opt 1 February 2023 30 September 2023
TRANSITION Clean Air Network, Leeds Subcontract NERC 1 September 2020 31 August 2023
BESTMAP - Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2019 31 August 2023
SO-ICE European Space Agency 1 September 2021 31 August 2023
Addressing health inequalities in Leeds: A pilot healthy eating intervention evaluation with a Third Sector Community Organisation and people from African Caribbean communities 1 December 2022 31 July 2023
Food hubs for Food Security, Health, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability Research England 1 November 2021 29 July 2023
Assessing Agroecology Benefits and Novel Chemical and AMR Risks in Adopting a Sanitation-Agriculture Circular Economy BBSRC/NERC, Molecules to Landscapes 1 July 2022 1 July 2023
Assessing the opportunities for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) to transform terrestrial biodiversity monitoring EPSRC 1 March 2023 30 June 2023
Documenting Climate Change at the Margins Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 14 June 2022 14 June 2023
ADAS User Attentiveness Department for Transport 1 July 2022 11 June 2023
Understanding rising seas and ice by linking coupled models and past climates (RISICMAP19) NERC 1 December 2020 31 May 2023
22/23 FAAM Capital Weather Radar NERC 1 April 2022 31 May 2023
No.10 Data Science Fellowship ESRC 1 November 2021 30 April 2023
CruSHH - Crustacean Shell protein-derived Peptides for Hearth Health 1 April 2022 31 March 2023
Cascading consequences of hunting and fishing for ecosystem services in Amazonian forest Research Council of Norway 1 April 2019 31 March 2023
Cascading effects of hunting and fishing for ecosystem services in Amazonian forests Research Council of Norway 1 April 2019 31 March 2023
Tropospheric Ozone and Climate Interactions in the Satellite Era (TOCISE) European Space Agency 1 March 2021 28 February 2023
ForestScan European Space Agency 22 February 2021 22 February 2023
Responsible Automation for Inclusive Mobility (RAIM): Using AI to Develop Future Transport Systems that Meet the Needs of Ageing Populations Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Financial Inclusion and Digital Connectivity in Refugee Governance ESRC 13 January 2020 12 January 2023
Plant-based egg Innovate UK 5 July 2021 4 January 2023
Understanding the Importance of Liana Dominance for Tropical Forest Health, Value and Management Australian Research Council 1 January 2018 31 December 2022
Assisted Very Short Term Planning RSSB 1 April 2020 30 November 2022
SPADE – Soil Pollution Assessment Delivery Research England 1 January 2022 30 November 2022
Knowledge Exchange Fellowship in Community Resilience ESRC 1 June 2022 18 November 2022
AfriCultuReS 1 November 2017 31 October 2022
Study and characterization of cushuro proteins and polysaccharides ('Nostoc commune') from the Cotaparaco-Recuay lagoon, Áncash, for the development of functional foods and contribution to reduce children malnutrition National Programme for Innovation in Fisheries and Aquaculture (PNIPA) Peru 1 October 2020 30 September 2022
A predator-prey arms race in Mesozoic oceans Royal Society 3 August 2020 20 August 2022
Aflatoxin exposure assessment in home-based peanut oil consumers and biomarkers of early health effects The Academy of Medical Sciences 1 February 2020 31 July 2022
HiTRANS Mobility as a Service 1 April 2020 30 June 2022
Optimising the Design, Maintenance and Operation of Branch Lines RSSB 1 March 2021 30 June 2022
Rail Openings Appraisal: Review and development of appraisal practice for new railway lines, stations and services RSSB 1 August 2020 30 June 2022
Urban Transport Modelling for Sustainable Well-Being in Hanoi British Academy 18 November 2019 8 June 2022
WatPop: understanding seasonal population change - Spatiotemporal population research utilising water meter data ESRC 1 June 2020 31 May 2022
CONSOLE: CONtract SOLutions for Effective and lasting delivery of agri-environmental-climate public goods by EU agriculture and forestry EU Horizon 2020 1 May 2019 30 April 2022
Towards an adaptive and Intelligent automatic train operations (A.I. – ATO) Royal Academy of Engineering 15 April 2020 15 April 2022
Severe Precipitation In South East Asia (SPISEA) Newton Fund 1 April 2020 31 March 2022
(ODA) Pollution and Climate Smart Agriculture in China (PaCSAC) 1 August 2020 31 March 2022
Interoperable Simulator Phase 3 EPSRC 1 June 2021 31 March 2022
Farmers' perspectives on challenges in the food system: a collaborative research partnership AHRC 11 December 2019 31 March 2022
Strategy and action plan for electrification of public transport and intermediate public transport in India cities 15 February 2021 28 February 2022
Corridor Talk: Conservation Humanities and the Future of Europe’s National Parks AHRC 1 March 2019 28 February 2022
ARBOLES: A trait-based Understanding of LATAM Forest Biodiversity and Resilience NERC 1 February 2019 31 January 2022
Aircraft measurements of volcanic aerosol-cloud interactions (Vol-ACI) NERC 13 September 2021 12 January 2022
ADVANCES (ADVancing Analysis of Natural Capital in LandscapE DecisionS) NERC 1 July 2019 31 December 2021
Research skills for nutrition-sensitive food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition and health inequalities in sub-Saharan Africa 1 February 2020 31 December 2021
Peruvian Glacier Retreat and its Impact on Water Security (Peru GROWS) NERC 10 February 2019 9 December 2021
Peruvian Glacier Retreat and its Impact on Water Security (Peru GROWS) NERC 1 February 2019 9 December 2021
PEGASUS: Producing EnerGy and preventing hAzards from SUrface water Storage in Peru NERC 10 February 2019 9 December 2021
YES TO Net Zero (Youth, Education, Skills and Training to Operationalise Net Zero) UK Research and Innovation 20 November 2020 19 November 2021
Modelling the exposure risk tradeoff between public transit and private paratransit for transport decision making in the era of Covid19 EPSRC 27 October 2020 26 October 2021
ARCADE EU Horizon 2020 1 October 2018 1 October 2021
AECOM Tunnel Research 1 September 2020 30 June 2021
AFRIMAP 1 December 2020 30 June 2021
Strategies to attract rail passengers back after the COVID pandemic RSSB 1 October 2020 30 June 2021
The Green Path to Recovery: Towards a Participatory and Place-Based Economy 1 October 2020 31 May 2021
CHN19/3: Aerosol effects on Chinese regional climate dynamics; RG.EVEA.119934 1 April 2020 31 May 2021
Understanding sensory properties of lipid-rich products using soft tribology (follow on from 123376) 22 March 2021 29 May 2021
Residual values and appraisal period in multimodal transport appraisal Department for Transport 1 January 2021 30 April 2021
Optimising the FIT Food online game app to promote the acquisition of skills and knowledge in nutrition and healthy food choice behaviours among users ESRC 1 October 2020 31 March 2021
NCS project (National Covid Study) 1 November 2020 31 March 2021
Modelling the links between transport, air quality and COVID-19 spread using naturalistic data from Dhaka, Bangladesh DFID 15 October 2020 15 March 2021
Harnessing multiple benefits from resilient mangrove systems Newton Fund 1 September 2017 28 February 2021
AI for Science and Government: Machine Learning for geospatial analysis to inform policy options for the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Arc 1 October 2019 30 September 2020
Aerosols and Regional Climate 1 July 2018 31 March 2020
FAmiSHEd: Interactions between Food wAste, Surplus and HungEr 1 December 2018 31 May 2019
Amazon Resilience at the Forest Transition British Council 1 April 2017 30 April 2019
Determining the Resilience of Logged Dipterocarp Forests to El nino Drought British Council 1 April 2017 31 March 2019
A Climate Compatible Industrial Strategy NERC 1 January 2018 30 September 2018
A fully Lagrangian dynamical core for the Met Office NERC Cloud Model 1 January 2018 31 August 2018
Measuring physicochemical properties of sesame protein isolate under different environmental conditions 1 April 2017 31 May 2017
TRANSAS: COVID-19 Transport, Travel and Social Adaptation Study UK Research and Innovation May 2020 July 2023
Sustainable ingredients for the plant-based food market Innovate UK 1 November 2021 01.04.2023
Plant sterols as modifiers of oxysterol metabolism in triple negative breast cancer relapse 1 October 2017 ongoing
Optimization and demonstration of a sustainable bioprocess for extraction of value-added food supplements and ingredients from crustacean waste resource (TAMFI) Innovate UK 01/11/2019 31/10/2021
OASES (Outcomes Assessment of Sensory Education in Schools) EU Horizon 2020 1 October 2018 12 October 2022
Developing healthy eating recipe resources for African Caribbean multicultural communities in Leeds LeedsACTS! June 2021 March 2022
Cholesterol metabolism as a functional biomarker of triple negative breast cancer relapse 1 January 2017 open
System-science Informed Public Health and Economic Research for Non-communicable Disease Prevention (the SIPHER Consortium) 16 September 0019 15 September 0024