Category Archives: Grant

Royal Society Newton mobility grant

Dr Anton Ilderton (Plymouth) and Dr James Edwards (Michoacana) have won a Royal Society travel grant (GBP 6000). This will be used to start a new collaboration between Anton and James on the topic “New contributions for quantum electrodynamics in background fields”. The project duration is one year from August 2018.

EPSRC Standard Grant

Dr Anton Ilderton and Dr Ben King, lecturers in theoretical physics, have won an EPSRC Standard Grant worth GBP 450,000. The award will fund a two year project titled “Quantum phenomena in high-intensity laser-matter interactions”. The goal of the project is to advance our understanding of fundamental quantum physical effects in the interaction between ultra-relativistic

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NIHR RfPB grant (2016 – 2017)

Dr Wei (Co-I) NIHR RfPB grant “A systematic review of physical activity for alcohol and substance use disorders: evidence synthesis with stakeholder engagement to formulate practical recommendations”. The grant (£154,528)  will fund a research assistant to work at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry on the 15 months project.

EPSRC First Grant (2016)

Dr King has been awarded an EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) First Grant to fund a postdoc for 18 months on the topic of “Electron-seeded pair creation in intense laser pulses”.