Proposals


2016
TTF-4-PDMG: Tumour treating field therapy for paediatric diffuse midline glioma - Inhibiting cancer growth via alternating electromagnetic fields
H.L. Fillmore*, J.R. Smith, Science Faculty Bursary Competition, £16,656, 31/10/16, Oct 2017-Mar 2020. Pending

Making molecules
J.R. Smith*, Science Faculty Outreach Project, £500, Jun 2016. Funded

Developing novel actives and carriers for the boron neutron capture therapy of cancer
J.R. Smith*, S.C. Higgins, J. Tsibouklis, Nigerian Government funded student, £59,706, Sep 2016-Aug 2019. Pending

Enhancing the chemistry experience of pharmacy undergraduates
J.R. Smith*, J. Chalke, J. Cagnon, Self-funded PhD student, P/T, £16,490, Oct 2016-Sep 2022.
Funded

Tumour treating field therapy for paediatric diffuse pontine glioma: proof of concept for inhibiting cancer growth via alternating electromagnetic fields
G.J. Pilkington*, H.L. Fillmore, J.R. Smith, S. Awan, D. Mapps, R. Belshaw, Cancer Research UK, £567,732, Oct 2017-Sep 2021. Rejected

The Atomic Force Awakens: High-resolution imaging of brain tumour cells using the atomic force microscope
J.R. Smith*, H.L. Fillmore, Research Development Fund 2016, £25,000, Aug 2016-Aug 2017. Rejected

Therapeutic effects of biguanides on brain tumours
J.R. Smith*, S.C. Higgins, P.B. Nunn, Self-funded student, £57,530, Sep 2016-Aug 2019. Funded

Software capacity building for live cell imaging
J.R. Smith*, H.L. Fillmore, IBBS QR 2016 funding, £3,500, Feb 2016-Jul 2016. Rejected


2015
Tumour treating field therapy for paediatric diffuse pontine glioma: proof of concept for inhibiting cancer growth via alternating electromagnetic fields
G.J. Pilkington*, J.R. Smith, H.L. Fillmore, S. Awan, D. Mapps, R. Belshaw, Children with Cancer UK, £247,938, 08/09/15, Oct 2016-Sep 2019. Rejected

An investigation into the micro-structure of natural bast fibres and their properties for automotive composite applications
H. Dhakal, J.R. Smith, E. Barbu, Research Development Fund 2015, £14,301, May 2015-Aug 2016. Rejected


2014
CoatSTATS - Optimising chemical formulation and surface properties of coatings using statistical models
J.R. Smith*, B. Higgins, C. Larson, BBSRC, Dial-a-Molecule, Applying Statistical Methods to Chemistry Research, £1,630, 10/09/14. Rejected

Properties and performance of materials for marine cable connector assemblies
J.R. Smith*, J. Joseph (MPhil/PhD student), Z. Zhang, M. Webb, Teledyne-Impulse PDM, £14,530, 04/08/14, Oct 2014-Sep 2017. Funded


2013
In situ AFM bioimaging with the NanoWizard 3
J.R. Smith*, G.G. Kneale, G.J. Pilkington, J.G. Shute, H.J. Fillmore, J. Tsibouklis, E. Barbu, S. Kolstoe, J. McClellan, Wellcome, £250,546, 28/11/13. Rejected

Microenvironment dynamics in brain cancer: effect of hypoxic conditions on angiogenesis and glioma cell invasion
J.R. Smith, H.L. Fillmore, G.J. Pilkington*, £15,372, 06/11/13. Rejected

Artist in Residence (Ms Daksha Patel)
J.R. Smith*, Leverhulme Trust, £14,982, 09/10/13. Rejected

Enchancing the chemistry experience of undergraduate pharmacy students
J.R. Smith, Higher Education Academy, £6,990, 13/06/13. Rejected


2012
Targeting Hypoxia Inducible Transcription Factor 2-alpha (HIF2?) in human paediatric medulloblastoma
D.K. Donovan*, J.R. Smith, Royal Society, £15,000, 23/10/12. Rejected

Creative interpretations of the microworld
J.R. Smith*, in conjunction with artists J. Lea, J.E. Smith, S. Schulkins and L. Owen-Hussey, Royal Microscopical Society: Vice President's Fund Award, £3,000, Dec 2012-Nov 2013. Funded

Probing mucoadhesive interactions at the submolecular level
J.R. Smith*, J. Tsibouklis, IBBS Studentship, £53837, Aug 2012-Aug 2015. Rejected

AFM consultancy
J.R. Smith*, Kao, Japan, £6,990, Jul 2012-Jul 2012. Funded

AFM consultancy
J.R. Smith*, Kao, Japan, £7,115, Apr 2012-Jul 2012. Funded


2009
Corrosion from the nanoscale to the plant. Nice, France 6-10 Sept 2009
S.A. Campbell*, I.B. Beech, J.R. Smith, IBBS, £450. Funded

Formulation and preliminary evaluation of delivery vehicles for the boron neutron capture therapy of cancer
J. Tsibouklis*, J.R. Smith (PhD student: Temidayo Olusanya), student self-funded, £64,400, Feb 2009-Apr 2015. Funded

Trans-channel advanced microscopy network
D. Gorecki*, G. Pilkington, A.M. Butt, F. Schubert, M. Guille, J.R. Smith, C. Young, European Commission, £299,829, Feb 2009-Jan 2012. Funded


2007
Local surface energy determination and mapping the using chemical force microscopy (CFM)
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £15,000. Rejected


2006
Towards the determination of surface energy at the nanoscale
J.R. Smith*, E. Barbu, T.G. Nevell, C. Willis, J. Tsibouklis (PhD student: Dimitrios Lamprou), IBBS, £51,720, Oct 2006-Sep 2009. Funded

Control of a multifunctional enzyme through subunit assembly
K. Firman*, J.R. Smith, S.A. Campbell, J. Youell (PhD student: Aneta Sikora), IBBS, £51,720, Oct 2006-Aug 2010. Funded

Polymer-metal stability studies
S.A. Campbell*, J.R. Smith, I.B. Beech; PhD/Knowledge Transfer Associate (KTP) (PhD student: Zakari Makama), PDM Neptec Subsea Engineering, £104,900, Mar 2007-Mar 2009. Funded

Dynamic vapour sorption apparatus
J.K. Shute*, J.R. Smith, J. Shur, T.G. Nevell, UoP, £49,500, 2006. Funded

Surface characterisation of a conducting polymer drug delivery system
J.R. Smith*, S.A. Campbell, Royal Society, £13,950. Rejected


2005
Incorporation of antischistosomiasis agents into polyheterocycles and DFT calculations of their precursors
S.A. Campbell*, J.R. Smith* (PhD student: Yanhong Li), student self-funded, £20,470, Feb 2005-Aug 2010. Funded

AFM nanoindentation studies on hair
J.R. Smith*, Natura, Brazil, £3,300, Nov 2005-Dec 2005. Funded

AFM examination of hair fibres
J.R. Smith*, Procter & Gamble, £670, Nov 2005. Funded

AFM analysis of bacteria exposed to 'a commercial product'
J.R. Smith*, Oculus Innovative Sciences, CA, USA, £3,820, Oct 2005-Dec 2005. Funded

AFM tribology studies on human hair
J.R. Smith*, L'Oreal, £5,990. Rejected

AFM tribology studies on human hair
J.R. Smith*, L'Oreal, £10,080. Rejected


2004
Protein-protein interactions involved in the function of EcoR124I
K. Firman*, J.R. Smith, J. Youell (PhD student: Peter Coxhead), £51,700, Oct 2004-Jul 2008. Funded

AFM study of 18-MEA on human hair
J.R. Smith*, L'Oreal Research, France, £8,950, May 2004-Aug 2004. Funded

Cystic fibrosis lung drug delivery
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £15,000. Rejected


2003
AFM/LFM evaluation of 'a commercial product'
J.R. Smith*, Croda Chemicals Europe (Postdoc: Steve Breakspear), £2,588, Sep 2003-Sep 2003. Funded

Bid for SRIF funding for a Digital Instruments atomic force microscope
J.R. Smith*, UoP, £165,858, Aug 2003. Funded

Quantitative AFM friction measurements of human hair
J.R. Smith*, L'Oreal Research, France (Postdoc: Steve Breakspear), £9,917, May 2003-Aug 2003. Funded

Cystic fibrosis lung drug delivery (funding for spray drier)
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £10,000, Apr 2003-Mar 2004. Funded

Research equipment for a spray drier
J.R. Smith*, IBBS, £14,000. Rejected


2002
Formulated muco-regulatory agents in the airways of patients with cystic fibrosis
J.R. Smith*, J.K. Shute, T.G. Nevell (PhD student: Jagdeep Shur), IBBS, £51,700, Oct 2002-May 2006. Funded

Adhesion at the bio-polymer interface using the scanning probe microscope
J. Tsibouklis*, T.G. Nevell, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £370,020. Rejected

Action of muco-active agents on sputum in cystic fibrosis
J.R. Smith*, Children Nationwide, £39,287. Rejected

Friction coefficient mapping using the atomic force mciroscope
J. Tsibouklis*, T.G. Nevell, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £92,302 . Rejected

A conducting polymer switch
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society of Chemistry, £1,100. Rejected


2001
Travel Grant: Heidelberg
J.R. Smith*, Royal Microscopical Society, £250, May 2001. Funded

Regulation of neutrophil recruitment by modification of the. . .
J. Shute*, J.R. Smith, Cystic Fibrosis Trust, £76,010. Rejected

Synthesis of amidopropyl dimethlammonium chloride
J.R. Smith*, Colgate-Palmolive, £8,000. Rejected

AFM of hair
J.R. Smith*, Proctor & Gamble, £15,000. Rejected


2000
Travel Grant: Aachen
J.R. Smith*, Royal Microscopical Society, £250, Sep 2000. Funded

Conference travel grant: Aachen
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £608. Rejected

Pulsed-force scanning probe microscopy studies of bacterial adhesion to novel antifouling materials in a marine environment
S.A. Campbell*, T.G. Nevell, J.R. Smith, NERC, £33,396. Rejected

Conference travel grant: Aachen
J.R. Smith*, BTTG, £650 . Rejected

Influence of 18-MEA on DFE of keratins
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £9,515. Rejected


1999
Lenticular stereos of AFM images
J.R. Smith*, J.A. Swift, Boots Contract Manufacturing, £175. Rejected

An atomic force microscopy study of hip prosthesis femoral. . .
J.R. Smith*, B.F. Shahgaldi, Mason medical Research Foundation, £3,000 . Rejected

18-MEA lipid on hair cuticle by AFM
J.R. Smith*, J.A. Swift, Croda, £51,880. Rejected

High-resolution AFM imaging of fatty acid monolayers on human hair
J.R. Smith*, British Skin Foundation, £3,424. Rejected

Confirmation of an altenative cuticle cleavage mechanism
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society of Chemistry, £915. Rejected


1998
18-MEA lipid on hair cuticle by AFM
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £6,055, Oct 1998-Jan 1999. Funded

AFM studies of the 18-MEA lipid on outer hair cuticle surfaces
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society of Chemistry, £960, Oct 1998-Mar 1999. Funded

Thermal conductivity measurements
J.R. Smith*, INSPEC UK, £700, Aug 1998. Funded

Travel Grant: Maastricht
J.R. Smith*, Royal Microscopical Society, £250, Apr 1998. Funded

A pico-SPM study of cytosine-nucleotide-guanine tract struct. . .
S.A. Campbell*, S.F. Newbury, J.R. Smith, BBSRC, £172,991. Rejected


1997
Synthesis of two compounds
J.R. Smith*, Univ West of England, £513, Apr 1997. Funded

AFM examination of hair fibres
J.R. Smith*, Procter & Gamble, £575, Apr 1997. Funded

An SPM study of cosmetic and environmental factors affecting human hair surfaces
J.R. Smith*, S.A. Campbell, Alberto-Culver, £50,000. Rejected

AFM consultancy
J.R. Smith*, Wesley Jessen PBH, £952, Feb 1997. Funded

SPM study of hip prostheses wear
J.R. Smith*, Royal Society, £4,410. Rejected

Imaging synthetic biomaterials at the atomic level: method and underlying science
J. Tsibouklis*, P.A. Cox, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £101,105. Rejected

Use of scanning probe microscopy to assess chronic nutritional status in patients with maple syrup urine disease
J.R. Smith*, University of Portsmouth RAE '96, £41,520. Rejected

A scanning probe microscopy study of hip prosthesis wear and failure
J.R. Smith*, S.A. Campbell, University of Portsmouth RAE '96, £41,520. Rejected

Use of scanning probe microscopy to assess chronic nutritional status in patients with maple syrup urine disease
J.R. Smith*, Research Trust for Metabolic Diseases in Children, £7,345. Rejected


1996
An investigation into the relationship between RNA secondary. . .
S.A. Campbell*, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £142,625. Rejected

Development of image contrast mechanisms for scanning probe microscopy studies of bacterial cells and biofilms
I.B. Beech*, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £41,268. Rejected

Imaging polymer surfaces at the atomic level: method and underlying science
J. Tsibouklis*, P.A. Cox, J.R. Smith, EPSRC, £82,271. Rejected


> £500 listed, except travel grants; all excl. VAT; *PI / First Supervisor


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