Spring 2016 grant awards
An overview of the Innovation Initiative Grants awarded in the spring 2016 round of applications.
|School, Unit, Club or Society||Project Title||Project Overview||Grant Awarded|
|College of Art||Civic Fabrication: Community Building||
Use open-source digital design/fabrication to construct a playground wikihouse, co-designed /built with children.
|College of Art||Remote Student Run Exhibition Space||
Purchase of shipping container for ECA, a student run cross-programme UG and PG exhibition space.
|School of Health in Social Science||Virtual forum in Commercial Sexual Exploitation of children||
The virtual forum is a platform to discuss themes regarding commercial sexual exploitation of children.
|School of History, Classics and Archaeology||Forensic Art in cold cases: Does this face look familiar?||
Application of forensic craniofacial reconstruction methods to aid human identification in cold cases from Greece.
|School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures||The Graphic Novel: Narrative in Comics and Sequential Art||
Creation of a digital comic; a website; and a public lecture and workshops for students.
|College of Art||Co & Co||
Co & Co is about facilitating collaboration and commission opportunities between students at ECA.
|School of Health in Social Science||Leaps in the Dark: Celebrating 60 years of Nursing Studies||
Collection and publication of alumni’s stories to mark six decades of Nursing Studies.
|School of Economics||Localized impact of the 2016 Rio Olympics||
Investigating the economic effect and impact on sustainability of Rio 2016 for Brazilian citizens.
|School of History, Classics and Archaeology||Neolithic cranial trauma and the skin-skull-brain model.||
Refining the skin-skull-brain model to create the first systematic catalogue of prehistoric blunt force trauma.
|Moray House School Of Education||Co-Creation of the Curriculum: Exploring Students’ Views||
This project explores students’ views about student engagement and co-creation of the curriculum.
|School of Social and Political Science||Quantitative methods masterclass in humanities research||
The purpose is to organise a masterclass on quantitative methods for Scotland-based humanities researchers.
|School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences||Phonology and Word Order in Tanzanian Sign Language||
To provide an outline of significant phonological features and word orders in Tanzanian Sign Language.
|School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures||Spaces of Belonging: Researcher-led Walking Poetry Workshops||
To develop public engagement skills and foster collaborations amongst postgraduate students.
|Business School||Top Branch Comedy Presents: The Funny Brothers||
Growing an Edinburgh-based start-up 'Top Branch Comedy' into a leading production company.
|Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies||Pimobendan's effect on the canine neutrophil oxidative burst||
In vitro assessment of pimobendan,calcium sensitizer’s, effect on the function of polymorphonuclear cells (PMNs).
|Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies||K9HistoExplore||
An interactive platform for exploring body tissues and how they relate to the intact animal.
|School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health||Food-centred activities for improving mental health.||
This grant will help provide a food-centred programme for people with mental health issues.
|Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies||CAV Type Test: A new adenovirus diagnostic test for wildlife||
Development of a diagnostic test to permit the definitive typing of canine adenovirus antibodies.
|Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies||The All4Paws Clinic||
Create a student run pop-up veterinary clinic for the pets of the homeless/vulnerably housed.
|Medicine||Anatomy body painting workbook||
Developing the first anatomy body-painting workbook.
|School of Chemistry||Showcasing Chemical Physics||
Development of visually engaging outreach demonstrations to illustrate concepts of chemical physics to wider audiences.
|School of Biological Sciences||Interactive Resources for students||
To produce interactive learning resources for students that are intuitive to use and easily accessible.
|School of Biological Sciences||Interactive documentary about viruses||
A documentary in which the audience can interact with viruses and see how they evolve.
|School of GeoSciences||Managing floods naturally: can it work?||
To determine if and how natural flood management works.
|School of Mathematics||WARTHOG 2016 Workshop on Algebra and Representation Theory||
To support attendance at a workshop at the University of Oregon.
|School of Informatics||The Valkyrie Project||
Documentary following NASA's Valkyrie humanoid at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics.
|School of Engineering||A unified platform for multiphase flow measurement||
develop a highly integrated measurement and analysis platform for multiphase flow measurement.
|HypED Society||HypED Society Development||
Gathering like-minded students to research and work on Hyperloop - the new mode of transportation.
|Edinburgh University Innovation Hub||
Giving students open access to rapid prototyping facilities and tools for engineering projects.
Library and University
|Digitising The Student: 1985-1995||
Digitising The Student Newspaper: 1985 – 1995