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TransPhorm will pioneer a transformative technology platform based on Nitrogen Vacancy (NV) magnetometry to enable the structure and function of transmembrane proteins (TMPs) to be studied in their native state with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. TMPs reside in the membrane of biological cells and are critical to cellular function and communication. It is essential that TMPs are charact ...
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Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, are a major public health issue given the aging population in Europe and beyond. While curative pharmacological treatment of these diseases is not in sight, cell replacement therapies (CTs) are considered very promising, in particular with the advent of stem-cell reprogramming technologies. However, a fundamental challenge in the medical app ...
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EPOS Implementation Phase (EPOS IP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

The nations of Europe are distributed around some of the most complex and dynamic geological systems on the planet and understanding these is essential to the security of livelihoods and economic power of Europeans. Many of the solutions to the grand challenges in the geosciences have been led by European scientists – the understanding of stratigraphy (the timing and distribution of layers of sedi ...
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Heart OMics in AGEing (HOMAGE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jan 31, 2019,

As more people survive into old age, the prevalence of heart failure (HF), one of the most common and debilitating diseases in older people, will rise still further. Delaying or preventing HF will have great benefit to those at personal risk, their families, society and the economy. HOMAGE aims to provide a biomarker (BM) approach that will a) help identify i. patients at high risk of developing ...
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Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Nov 30, 2018,

Children’s health affects the future of Europe – children are citizens, future workers, parents and carers. Children are dependent on society to provide effective health services (UN Convention on the Rights of the Child). Models of child primary health care vary widely across Europe based on two broad alternatives (primary care paediatricians or generic family doctors), and a variety of models of ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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SHale gas Exploration and Exploitation induced Risks (SHEER)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

The objective of SHEER is to develop best practices for assessing and mitigating the environmental footprint of shale gas exploration and exploitation. The consortium includes partners from Italy, United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, USA. It will develop a probabilistic procedure for assessing short and long-term risks associated with groundwater contamination, air pollution and induc ...
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... r the sea surface cease to work in very strong winds. ASIST lays the basis for advances in modelling of air/sea interaction under stormy and hurricane conditions. ASIST unites 4 research teams (Keele University (UK), Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (France), Heidelberg University (Germany) and the Institute for Applied Physics (Russia) to: strengthen existing research partnerships through ...
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Network for Sensor Knowledge Transfer (IBS-NETWORK)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The aim of Research Exchange programme Ionophore Based Sensor Network (IBS-NETWORK) is to establish the scientific basis from which the utility and potential for IBSs can be extended in a range of new sectors. To achieve this requires the combined expertise from a number of disciplines and backgrounds, including analytical science focused on IBSs, organic synthesis, material science, microfluidics ...
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Stellar HYdrodynamics Nucleosynthesis and Evolution (SHYNE)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

Stars, massive stars in particular, play a key role through the light they shine, all the chemical elements they produce and the supernova explosions that mark their death. Stars are complex 3D laboratories that relate to many scientific disciplines: nuclear & astro-physics, applied mathematics and computer science. Unfortunately stars cannot be modelled fully in 3D. The best way to model them is ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Novel techniques will be developed to model the mechanics of porous media and elucidate wave propagation characteristics in these complex two-component heterogeneous materials. This will establish a more rigorous theoretical framework and provide deeper physical insight than currently possible. The applications and natural occurrence of such media are widespread, with important applications in aco ...
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This project looks at the role composers played in the construction of European culture in the aftermath of two World Wars. Taking Francis Poulenc as an example of a French composer who experienced war twice, it looks at his creative responses to the wars. It prioritises the musical and cultural significance of localised urban, suburban and rural places in shaping a distinctive musical and nationa ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Functionalized magnetic nanoparticles are proposed as smart platforms for applications in chemistry - emphasizing catalysis -, environmental chemistry - emphasizing catalytic detoxification, or biomedicine - emphasizing delivery of biomolecules and drugs. The magnetic properties of the entities offer an additional dimension for their manipulation by external magnetic fields, e.g. for flow reactors ...
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Rational Bioactive Materials Design for Tissue Regeneration (BIODESIGN)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The development of functional materials for tissue regeneration is today mostly based on perceived and limited design criteria often using a single point approach with lengthy animal trials. The outcome after in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation is often disappointing resulting in a tedious iteration process. The main objective of this project is to achieve radical innovations in state-of-the-art bioma ...
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Youth Entrepreneurship in Portugal and the UK (Youth Entrepreneurs)

Start date: Nov 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

... actors (e.g. familiar, financial) influencing entrepreneurship, and outline support policies that better match the real needs of young people in each country.This project will be carried out in Keele University, which has strong expertise in comparative and mixed method approaches. Prof. Clare Holdsworth is the scientist-in-charge. She is an internationally recognized scholar with particular exper ...
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"Combustion instabilities represent a serious problem for combustion-driven devices, such as gas turbine engines and domestic burners. These instabilities can cause intense pressure oscillations, which in turn causes excessive structural oscillations, fatigue and even catastrophic damage to combustor hardware. In recent years, the development of clean combustion systems with reduced pollution of t ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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"The focus of the Europe Australasian Thrips Semiochemical (EATS) Network is to develop semiochemical-based tools for management of thrips of economic and quarantine importance. The objectives of this programme are (1) to strengthen existing and develop new research partnerships through staff exchanges and networking between 4 organisations from the Netherlands, Spain, Austria and United Kingdom, ...
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Smart acellular scaffolds for bone repair (STUFFOR)

Start date: Jun 9, 2014, End date: Dec 8, 2015,

... affolds in order to reduce the use of animal models.The project proposes to bring an outstanding young researcher, Dr Lü, who was trained in the State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics in Southeast University, the top 20 university in China, to undertake such multidisciplinary research project with host institution in Keele University, UK. Dr Lü has worked in biofabrcation field in past 5 years, an ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... ts impact students, administrative and teaching staff that all benefit from career enhancement and personal growth. The mobility that is engaged in impacts not only those who participate but also the University and students that the participants return to. For some students, mobility will be a life changing experience that will shape their future career or study direction. An E+ placement for KU s ...
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The proposed project is a multidisciplinary collaboration among Dr Mehmet Demiray (the prospective MC fellow), a post-doctoral researcher in the field of political and legal theory, from Kocaeli University in Turkey; Dr Sorin Baiasu (the team leader), a prominent scholar in the field of Kantian practical philosophy, from Keele University in the UK; and Dr Brian Doherty (the research advisor), a we ...
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Health consequences of the alcohol hangover (Hangover (Keele))

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jul 31, 2014,

... cohol hangover and the relationship between hangover symptoms and risk for alcoholism will fill significant gaps in the existing knowledge base.Host and researcherThe host, Dr Richard Stephens (Keele University), is a prominent psychobiology researcher and one of the world’s leading alcohol hangover researchers. The planned research will enable Dr Stephens’ lab to continue to grow, expanding its m ...
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Mosquitoes transmit a variety of infectious diseases that cause a tremendous burden to public health. Due to climate changes and to the increase in international trade and tourism the threats posed by mosquitoes are increasingly affecting large parts of Europe, causing understandable concerns among the populations of many Member States. Control methods, mainly based on insecticide usage, are strug ...
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"This is an exchange-based programme to enable developing new tissue engineering scaffolds based. It aims at technology transfer of advanced methods from for the biosynthesis of polyalkaonates and for targeted drug delivery. The exchange programme comprises 2 EU partners (Keele and Pisa) and 2 Chinese partners (Tsinghua and Sichuan) who are centres of excellence. The exchange comprises 208 person- ...
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... g researcher in project failure, global software engineering and project management, to work with the leading internationally recognized research group in evidence-based software engineering at Keele University. The project will produce a set of guidelines to assist project managers in the identification of risks relating to global software development (GSD) and to recommend ways in which the risk ...
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Disorders arising from degeneration of the intervertebral disc are an enormous clinical and financial burden on European societies. Most of the burden arises from 10% of patients who become chronically disabled. Any factor which will improve treatment of back pain sufferers or prevent development of chronic disability would have an important impact both on society and in improving quality of life ...
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"The production of a young highly trained scientific group which will stimulate the development of a protection philosophy to disease is urgently needed in the European aquaculture and ornamental fisheries sector. The expansion of this important European commercial sector is also severely affected because of the lack of an industrial critical mass which would allow individual enterprises to establ ...
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"In LIMOUSINE multi-disciplinary research and training is provided to address the problem and provide tools to design and operate gas turbine engines in a robust way with a diversity of fuels and operation conditions. Their robustness is dependent on their design and operation however. The major risk of failure is due to mechanical failure of combustor components. This failure is most often caused ...
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Paediatric Medical Trust (PMT)

Start date: Sep 15, 2010, End date: Sep 14, 2012,

"The Paediatric Medical Trust fellowship is a multidisciplinary collaboration between a post-doctorate student from Italy (Dr. Petrocchi) in Clinical Child/Developmental Psychology and academics/practitioners from the UK in Psychology (Professor Rotenberg, Dr. Sargeant), Paediatric Medicine (Professor Lenny), Health and Rehabilitation (Dr. Rimmington), and the Asthma UK Health Organization (Ms. Ve ...
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Deterministic Forecasting of Rogue Waves in the Ocean (DeRogue Waves)

Start date: Aug 1, 2010, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

Rogue or freak waves are short wave groups of anomalously high and steep waves (compared to ordinary sea waves) which have propensity to come seemingly out of nowhere. Such waves represent real danger even to the largest ships and offshore structures. Rogue waves cannot be prevented, but a better prediction could save lives. The present day forecasting of rogue waves is PROBABILISTIC, i.e. only th ...
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"Medication non-compliance is highly prevalent across all medical conditions, and represents a major barrier for realising the benefits of evidence-based therapies. The aim of the project is to produce evidence-based policy recommendations for improving patient compliance and subsequent better use of medicines by Europeans. Lack of consensus in the terminology used in this field impedes benchmarki ...
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"Thrips are insects that are important crop pests in agriculture and horticulture. They cause most damage to protected (greenhouse) crops, which have an annual EU production of 37 billion euros. Growers are struggling to control thrips but are also under pressure to reduce pesticide use. The EU Directive on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (2009) requires alternatives to pesticides to be used whe ...
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Current clinically approved methods for detection of Cardiovascular Disease have a number of associated disadvantages and limitations. All methods have some reliability issues and most are based on detection of plaque. Once plaque already exists however, disease may have been getting progressively worse for decades. Methods based on detection of plaque are therefore not able to detect the disease ...
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"HEREPLUS will: 1) involve coordination among epidemiologists, biostatisticians, environmental scientists, GIS specialists in order to realize the full potential of GIS technology in environmental health research; 2) develop risk maps relating to human health, and O3 and PM concentrations using the ArcGis approach, taking into account existing and validated epidemiological models, for selection of ...
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"Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressively debilitating disease of unknown origin, with usual first presentation in 50’s plus age group. Over 500M people are afflicted by this disease world wide; however, this is an underestimate as incidence is rapidly rising as PF becomes better diagnosed. There is currently no efficacious therapeutic intervention which can either halt or reverse the disease pr ...
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Development of new strategies for osteochondral regeneration (OSCHSCAF)

Start date: Aug 1, 2009, End date: Jan 31, 2011,

... iplinary project will be hosted by one of EU excellent institute within NoE network in tissue engineering. The research fellow has accepted comprehensive training in materials science in a top ranked university in Turkey. The complementary expertise and experience between the fellow and the host ensure the success of the proposal. The success of the project shall share the knowledge and technology ...
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Vector Control for Visceral and Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (VCVCL)

Start date: Oct 7, 2008, End date: Oct 6, 2010,

... one based strategies for controlling the S. American vector of VL, Lutzomyia longipalpis. The success of the project depends of the complimentary skills of the MC IIF and the research group at Keele University. The MC IIF has significant skills in maintaining colonies, handling and understanding the insects behaviour. The Keele group has significant ability to isolate, identify and synthesize ins ...
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"This research project will examine the development, content, application and implementation of the European Pre-Norm ENV14383-2 on ""Prevention of crime – Urban planning and building design – Part 2: Urban planning"". It aims at a thorough analysis of the facilitating and impeding factors for implementation in a range of countries and sites in Europe. It is the overarching objective of the study ...
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