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Research Catalyst Grants - winners

Research Catalyst Grants - winners

4 June 2014

Rodebay Greenland

Congratulations to the winners of the UCL ISR/UCL Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction (GCII) Research Catalyst Grant call. 

The call sought applications for grants of up to £10,000 from UCL staff, as part of the 2014 ‘Stewardship for Planet Earth: Sustainable Resources & Governance – Evidence, Challenges and Solutions’ symposium, aimed at conducting innovative and cross-disciplinary research that contributes to the debate on Stewardship and the sustainable use of natural resources.

Catalyst Grants are aimed at enabling UCL researchers to develop realistic and relevant research partnerships across disciplines, and research strategies with the potential for significant national or international impact. 

The scheme will support the following five research projects from across UCL. Grant winners will have the opportunity to present the findings of the research at the November Symposium.

Project Title Project Lead UCL Department
Food versus Fuel: beyond biofuels Dr Julia Tomei  UCL-Energy/UCL ISR 
Impact of Cultural & Political Perspectives in the Management of Natural Resources: the Case of the Chinese Emission Trading Pilot Schemes Dr Paolo Agnolucci UCL ISR
Between Green & Blue: New Models Of Stewardship & Sustainability For Shellfish In The Intertidal Zone: Thames Estuary Dr Caroline Garaway UCL Anthropology
Closing the loop - translating best practice across regional cultures  Dr Joanna Williams Bartlett School of Planning
Environmental & System Stewardship for Greenland’s Rare Earth Elements Beverley Gibbs UCL STEaPP  

Full details of all of the projects along with updates in the lead up to the symposium will be posted shortly on our symposium activities page>