Initiator Grant Scheme

Initiator Grants are intended to provide seed funding to promote and develop joint projects. These grants are intended for building collaborative activities that will refine research or education ideas. Examples include research visits or small workshops to formulate joint research projects or larger grant submissions, or development of an innovative shared education programme.

The current call has now closed.  Please check back for more information regarding the next call, which will be posted here.


QUEX Initiator Grants

Round

UoE Lead PI

UQ Lead PI

Project

Theme

Status

1

Colin Green

Tracy Comans

Dementia Care - Making the Economic Case

Healthy Ageing

COMPLETE

1

Karen Hudson-Edwards

Talitha Santini

Environmentally Sustainable Mining of Critical Metals for a Clean Energy Future

Environmental Sustainability

COMPLETE

1

Ted Feldpausch

Hamish McGowan

Amazon pyrogenic carbon: soil, peat and Aeolian transport

Environmental Sustainability

COMPLETE

1

Vicki Goodwin

Anna Hatton

Ageing well in retrofit built living environments

Healthy Ageing

COMPLETE

1

C. Peter Winlove

Justin Cooper-White

The Effects of Ageing on the Nutrition and Mechanics of the Intervertebral Disc

Healthy Ageing

COMPLETE

1

Asami Oguro-Ando

Victor Anggono

Uncovering the role of an autism-associated gene in neurodegeneration

Healthy Ageing

COMPLETE

1

Joanne Smith

Nancy Pachana

Change Ambassadors: Positive Environmental , Social and Health Outcomes

Environmental Sustainability, Healthy Ageing

COMPLETE

1

Marisa Lazzari

Ian Lilley

Living pasts, open futures: developing transnational collaboration on cultural heritage, identities and landscape sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

COMPLETE

1

Lucy Hawkes

David Booth

Multi-scale physiological insights and consequences of adaptation to climate change in aquatic vertebrate

Environmental Sustainability

COMPLETE

1

William Gaze

Kevin Thomas

Quantifying human health effects of environmental antimicrobial resistance

Environmental Sustainability

COMPLETE

2

Ben Longdon

Jan Engelstaedter

Insect-pathogen interactions

Environmental Sustainability

ACTIVE

2

Stefano Pagliara

Matthew Cooper

Developing a novel gestalt approach to combat antibiotic resistance

Healthy Aging

ACTIVE

2

Peter Hopkinson

Jacquelyn Humphrey

Redefining the water industry: Developing a circular business model evaluation tool through design thinking for the water industry.

Environmental Sustainability

ACTIVE

2

Diego Panici

Ron Johnstone

AWARE: Adapting Water Abstraction in Rivers for Environmental sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

ACTIVE

2

Nick Stone

Idriss Blakey

Development of disease-related ROS detection probes with reactive Raman reporters

Healthy Aging

ACTIVE

2

Mathew White

Kelly Fielding

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Australasia (SOPHIA) Project

Environmental Sustainability

ACTIVE

2

Jon Blount

Kevin Thomas

Inter-generational impacts of marine plastic debris in a seabird

Environmental Sustainability

ACTIVE

2

Barbara Tschirren

Marina Fortes

The genetics of aging and fertility in Coturnix japonica (quail) selection lines

Healthy Aging

ACTIVE