List of Research Funding To-Date
UK Economic and Social Research Council (BDM Co-I for KCL, 1/2015–1/2018, £3.3M of which £800k to KCL). Urban ARK: Urban Africa: Risk and Capacity (KCL PI and overall coordinator: M Pelling; KCL Co-I J Millington). BDM leader on one of four WP and oversee (with M Pelling and J Millington) two postdoctoral positions and two PhD students.
UK National Environment Research Council (BDM Co-I for KCL, 9/13–2/17, £2.7M, of which £329k to KCL). SINATRA: Susceptibility of catchments to INTense RAinfall and flooding. (KCL PI: D Demeritt). Grant NE/K008595/1. Coordinator: H Cloke, University of Reading, UK.
European Commission (BDM PI for KCL, 3/13–2/15, €2.0M, of which €300k to KCL). LAMPRE: LAndslide Modelling and tools for vulnerability assessment PReparedness and REcovery management. (KCL Co-I: N Drake, M Pelling). EC Framework 7 Collaborative project “Support to emergency response management”. BDM leader on one of seven scientific WP, supervisor of two 1.0 FT postdoctoral position at KCL, and oversee (with N Drake) major contributions of KCL to two other WPs. Coordinator: F Guzzetti, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy. Ten partners: Italy (CNR, DPC, UNIFI, UP); UK (KCL); Spain (ALTAMIRA, IGME); Lithuania (GMX); Switzerland (FOEN); Netherlands (BOOZ&CO).
European Space Agency (BDM PI for KCL, 9/11–8/12, €250k, of which €30.5k to KCL). VA-4D – Visual Analysis of 4-Dimensional Fields, Processes & Dynamics. (KCL Co-I: M Pelling). Coordinator: R. Ribeiro, UNINOVA, Universidade Nova Lisboa, Portugal. Three partners: Portugal (UNINOVA), UK (KCL), Sweden (NComVA).
European Commission (BDM Co-I for KCL, 10/06–9/09, €3.0M, of which €151k to KCL). CARBOAFRICA: Quantification, understanding & prediction of carbon cycle and other GHG gases in Sub-Saharan Africa. (KCL PI: M Wooster). EC Framework 6 STREP project 037132. Coordinator: R. Valentini, University of Tuscia, Italy. 15 Partners: Italy (DISAFRI, CNR, FAO, IAO, UNINA), France (CIRAD, CEA), South Africa (CSIR), UK (NERC, KCL, Leicester), Congo (UR2PI), Germany (MPG), Sweden (LUND), Sudan (ARC).
Treaty of Windsor Anglo–Portuguese Joint Research Programme. (BDM PI for KCL, 5/06–4/07; 5/08–4/09, £1000 + £500 renewal). Risk and ecoregion implications of wildfire statistics in Portugal. (Co-PI: JM Pereira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal).
European Commission (BDM PI for KCL, 3/05–8/08, €1.5M, of which €113k to KCL). E2–C2: Extreme Events: Causes and Consequences. EC Framework 6 STREP NEST project 12975–E2C2. BDM leader on one of six scientific WP, supervisor of 0.8 FT postdoctoral position at KCL, co-leader of other WP, and member of Project Executive Board (5 scientists) overseeing progress of 72 scientists + 17 postdocs/postgrads (16 Partners in eight countries). Coordinator: M. Ghil, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.
UK Department for International Development (BDM PI for KCL, 7/03–7/07, £286,856, of which £143,428 to KCL). Contaminated irrigation water and food safety for the urban and peri-urban poor: Appropriate measures for monitoring and control from field research in India and Zambia. BDM Zambia case study leader (5 Zambians + 2 from UK) and supervisor of 0.5 FT research assistant at KCL. DFID Engineering Knowledge and Research programme R8160. Project leader: F Marshall, University of Sussex.
UK National Environment Research Council (BDM PI, 1/04–12/04, £50,619). Confronting the Comparison of Spatial Models with Environmental Data. Discipline-bridging fellowship, NERC/EPSRC Environmental Mathematics and Sciences initiative. Grant NER/T/S/03/00128. One year secondment to Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (OCIAM), Mathematics Institute, Oxford University.