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SFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme - 2014/15 Exercise

RGC Project No. Project Title Field of Research HK Principal Investigator / Institution Scottish Principal Investigator / Institution Project Duration (month) RGC Project Grant
(HK$)
SFC Funding
(£)
X-CityU102/14 High-capacity Li-ion Battery Anode Design for Fast Charging Applications Energy
Dr Denis Yau Wai Yu / CityU
Dr A Robert Armstrong / University of St Andrews
12
114,000
10,000
X-CityU105/14 MESO-ENERGY: Mesoscience for Energy Materials Energy
Dr Michael Kwok Hi Leung / CityU
Dr Jin Xuan / Heriot-Watt University
12
94,000
10,000
X-CUHK404/14 Laterality and neurodevelopmental disorders Life Science
Prof Catherine McBride / CUHK
Dr Silvia Paracchini / School of Medicine, University of St. Andrews
12
118,000
10,000
X-PolyU501/14 Development of Nanostructured Solid Oxide Cell for Steam-carbon Dioxide Co-electrolysis Energy
Dr Meng Ni / PolyU
Prof John Thomas Sirr Irvine / University of St. Andrews
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKUST601/14 The impact of marine renewable energy devices on marine environment Energy
Dr Limin Zhang / HKUST
Dr Yakun Guo / University of Aberdeen
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKUST602/14 Application of an ion-sensitive microprobe to investigate and compare the contribution to homeostatic Ca2+ regulation by the scales of diadromous sea trout (Salmo trutta) and freshwater zebrafish (Danio rerio) Life Science
Prof Andrew Leitch Miller / HKUST
Dr Chevonne Hazel Angus / University of the Highlands and Islands
12
120,060
10,000
X-HKUST603/14 3D graphene-nanotube hybrid for charge storage Energy
Prof Zhengtang Luo / HKUST
Dr Paul Alexander Connor / University of St Andrews
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU701/14 Advancing cell-based therapies for Parkinson's through Surfaceome Analyses Life Science
Prof Kenneth Richard Boheler / HKU
Dr Tilo Kunath / University of Edinburgh
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU702/14 In vivo delivery and expression of shRNA targeting SK1 and SK2 by Salmonella to tumours Life Science
Prof Jiandong Huang / HKU
Prof Nigel Pyne / University of Strathclyde
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU704/14 Biomineralization response of shellfish to global change: biomaterial aspects and applications Life Science
Dr Thiyagarajan Vengatesen / HKU
Prof Maggie Cusack / University of Glasgow
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU708/14 Single-cell transcriptomics in Sertoli cells and neural crest cells Life Science
Dr Chi Hang Martin Cheung / HKU
Dr Ryohei Sekido / University of Aberdeen
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU710/14 Development of novel electrochemical cells for high-efficiency conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide fuel Energy
Prof Yiu Cheong Leung / HKU
Prof Mercedes Maroto-Vato / Heriot Watt University
12
125,000
10,000
X-HKU711/14 Carbon Emission Modelling of Energy Systems for Retrofit Office Buildings Energy
Dr Wei Pan / HKU
Dr Xi Liang / University of Edinburgh
12
124,200
10,000
         
Total:
1,570,260
130,000