Seedcorn Fund projects 2015-2016

These are the successful Seedcorn Fund funded projects in 2015-2016:

Natural earthquakes as proxies for man-made seismic hazard and risk: understanding induced earthquakes, their ground motions and building vulnerability in the UK

Flavia de Luca (Civil Engineering), co-applicants Maximilian Werner and James Verdon (Earth Sciences) - £2500 


Green and Black- An alternative green capital

Kat Wall (Policy Bristol, Faculty of Social Science and Law), co-applicants Gary Topp (Green Capital Partnership) and Roger Griffith (Ujima Radio CIC) - £2150 

Community-based monitoring of volcanic ash hazard

Katherine Cashman (Earth Sciences), co-applicant Emma Liu (Earth Sciences) - £1650 

Geology for Global Development – 2015/16 Research and Development Engagement Workshops

Mark Trigg (Geographical Sciences), co-applicants Emily White (Chemistry), Serginio Remmelzwaal and Ryan Lloyd (Earth Sciences) - £700 

Transition Engineering: Exploring future pathways to sustainable resource consumption

Paul Harper (Aerospace engineering), co-applicants Jeremy Burn, Chris McMahon (Mechanical Engineering) and Karen Bell (Sociology, Politics and International Studies) - £1000 

Pilot evaluation of the Crocodile walking school bus smart-phone application to increase active travel and reduce car journeys to school

Russ Jago (Policy Studies), co-applicant Ruth Kipping (Social and Community Medicine) - £3000 

Modelling urban flood risk in developing countries: Proof-of-concept for an interdisciplinary approach

Sean Fox (social science - Geographical Sciences) and Jeff Neal (science - Geographical Sciences) - £3000 

Tom Richardson (Aerospace engineering) and Jim Freer (Geographical Sciences) - £3100

Borneo challenge: Tracking orangutans using drones

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