Department of Informatics

Recent research grants and donations

Grant titleAwarding bodyPeriodAmount
Interactive technologies using metamaterials Royal Academy Of Engineering 03/18-02/28 £1,300,000
Sensation, perception, awareness: Interdisciplinary doctoral research programme Leverhulme Trust 10/18-09/24 £1,050,000*
Manipulating acoustic wavefronts using metamaterials for novel user interfaces ERC 05/18-04/23 £1,966,175
Brains on board: Neuromorphic control of flying robots EPSRC 12/16-12/21 £1,590,420
Spatial sound Modulation by acoustic metamaterials (SPASOMETA) Leverhulme Trust 09/18-08/21 £90,980
Why some foods smell sweet: The neural-basis of odour-taste associations Leverhulme Trust 07/18-06/21 £371,770*
Confronting high dimensional network models with data: Low dimensional forward approximation and Bayesian parameter learning Leverhulme Trust 03/18-02/21 £301,665*
Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellowship Wellcome Trust 01/17-12/20 £167,276
Levitate: Levitation with localised tactile and audio feedback for mid-air interactions EU 01/17-12/20 £510,574
Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Moogsoft Ltd Innovate UK 04/18-09/20 £276,802
Distributed neural processing of self-generated visual input in a vertebrate brain BBSRC 10/17-09/20 £434,293*
How to design haptic and tangible computer systems to assist the human understanding of complex science principles? Industrial research contract 10/17-09/20 £70,500
Updating of memories during memory consolidation BBSRC 10/17-09/20 £695,885*
SenseX - Sensory experiences for interactive technologies EU 04/15-03/20 £1,031,368
The Polinator-Plant Interaction Database Eva Crane Trust 05/18-09/19 £14,828*
Breaking the glass: Multimodal, malleable interactive mobile surfaces for hands-in interactions EPSRC 03/16-09/19 £409,641
User interaction with self-supporting free-form physical objects EPSRC 03/16-08/19 £680,160
How to (re)represent it? EPSRC 02/18-07/19 £151,572
EthicalML: Injecting ethical and legal constraints into machine learning models EPSRC 10/17-03/19 £100,675
Bionic communications and networking for connected vehicles Royal Society 03/17-03/19 10,500*
CONVER-SE: Conversational Programming for Smart Environments EPSRC 03/18-02/19 £100,801
Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind and Consciousness - Senior Fellowship Canadian Institute for Advanced Research 07/16-09/18 £98,919
Mid-air haptic perception Industrial research contract 10/15-09/18 £70,500
Explaining consciousness as neural dynamical complexity - Dr Adam Barrett EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 10/13-09/18 £253,830
Hippocampal neuronal circuit dynamics underlying context-specific motivated memories MRC 01/17-08/18 £124,488*
Two-photon imaging of hippocampus in mice MRC 10/16-08/18 £117,040*
An exploration of mobile financial wearables exploiting social media, IoT for travel applications Industrial research contract 09/15-08/18 £36,000
Odor-background segregation and source localization using fast olfactory processing Human Frontier Science Program 07/15-06/18 £210,104
TIMESTORM - Mind and time: Investigation of the temporal traits of human-machine convergence EU 01/15-06/18 £334,621
A fast method for calculating the proximity matrix in a large-scale dynamic network Industrial research contract 03/15-02/18 £75,000
Centre for the Improvement of Population Health through E-health Research (CIPHER) MRC 03/13-02/18 £45,489*
OWidgets - Design of a new non-existing layer of information delivery through smell EU 02/17-01/18 £118,481
Cardiac control of fear in the brain EU 06/13-05/17 £1,494,049*
Policing hate crime: Modernising the craft, an evidence-based approach HEFCE Police Knowledge Fund 09/15-03/17 £557,100*
Artificial intelligence methods for big image data analysis using GPUs Industrial research contract 10/16-09/17 £15,873
Object believability: definition, quantification, and test Industrial research contract 02/16-01/17 £170,000
Innovative technologies for autism: critical reflections on Digital Bubbles ESRC 11/14-12/16 £12,022*
News article categorisation Industrial research contract 09/15-11/16 £8,500
Interact-interactive systems involving multi-point surfaces, haptics and true-3D displays EU 08/15-10/16 £304,026
EvoLang Industrial research contract 02/16-09/16 £45,793
Green Brain - Computational modelling of the honeybee brain EPSRC 03/13-09/16 £335,477
Biomachinelearning: Bio-inspired machine learning for chemical sensing - Dr Michael Schmuker EU Marie Curie Fellowship 09/14-08/16 £171,397
Evolve1: Evolvable hardware Industrial research contract 11/14-07/16 £142,243
Understanding citizen-generated unregistered health data online Industrial research contract 09/15-06/16 £17,500
RICE PADDY - Robotic Imaging for Collecting Environmental Pest and Agricultural Data for Developing Yields STFC 02/15-03/16 £70,111
Human Brain Project: Neuromorphic implementations of multivariate classification inspired by the olfactory system EU 04/14-03/16 £93,210
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: University of Sussex and Leatherhead Food International Ltd Innovate UK 01/13-03/16 £137,670*
INSIGHT II - Darwinian neurodynamics EU 03/13-02/16 £286,445*
Near you now Innovate UK 08/14-01/16 £101,522

* indicates grants held jointly with other Schools at Sussex; in these cases the full award value is given.

Donation purposeDonorPeriod
The Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation 2010-18
Text analytics doctoral bursaries and research internships donation Anonymous donor 2012-18