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Newton Prize 2019 shortlist

The shortlist for the Newton Prize 2019 features 19 research and innovation partnerships between the UK and China, Indonesia and the Philippines tackling issues such as malaria, antimicrobial resistance and climate change. Follow the links below to find out more each project or read our Newton Prize booklet.

 

UK-China

Development of an integrated urban framework for climate services in the Yangtze River Delta region

Project leads: Professor Laixiang Sun, SOAS University of London and Professor Peiqun Zhang, National Climate Centre of China Meteorological Administration

Delivery partners: Met Office and the Chinese Meteorological Administration and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Atmospheric Physics

 

Transforming Service Design and Big data Technologies into Sustainable Urbanisation

Project leads: Professor Sheng-feng Qin, Professor of Design, Northumbria University and Professor Cuixia Ma, Professor of Computing, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Delivery partners: British Council and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

 

Applying nature-based coastal defence to the world's largest urban area - from science to practice (ANCODE)

Project leads: Dr Judith Wolf, Physical Oceanographer and Marine Modeler, National Oceanography Centre and Dr Zhan Hu, Associate Professor, School of Marine Science, Sun Yat-sen University

Delivery partners: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

 

A High Performance Solar Heat and Power System Employing the Innovative Photovoltaic/Thermal Technology

Project leads: Professor Xudong Zhao, University of Hull and Professor Jie Ji, University of Science and Technology of China

Delivery Partners: Innovate UK, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology

 

Sino-British Centre for Research on Avian Diseases

Project leads: Professor Venugopal Nair OBE, Pirbright Institute and Dr Zhiqiang Shen, Shandong Binzhou Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine Academy

Delivery partners: Biotechnology and Biosciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Shandong Binzhou Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine Academy

 

UK-Indonesia

The gendered everyday political economy of kampung eviction and resettlement in Jakarta

Project leads: Dr Juanita Elias, University of Warwick and Dr Chusnul Mariyah, Universitas Indonesia

Delivery partners: British Council and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

 

Development of serology diagnosis of chronic aspergillosis and histoplasmosis in Indonesia

Project leads: Professor David W Denning, University of Manchester and Professor Retno Wahyuningsih, Universitas Indonesia

Delivery partners: Medical Research Council and Indonesian Science Fund (DIPI) & Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

 

Mainstreaming Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation into Coastal Urban Agglomeration Policy

Project leads: Professor Richard Haigh, University of Huddersfield and Dr Harkunti Rahayu, Institute of Technology Bandung

Delivery partners: British Council and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

 

Transmission dynamics and molecular epidemiology of arboviruses in Indonesia

Project leads: Professor Simon Frost, University of Cambridge and Dr Tedjo Sasmono, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology

Delivery partners: Medical Research Council and Indonesian Science Fund (DIPI) & Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

 

Tempe to Improve Memory in Elderly People with Dementia (TIME)

Project leads: Professor Eef Hogervorst, Loughborough University and Professor Tri Budi Radhardjo, URINDO and Universitas Indonesia

Delivery partners: British Council and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

 

UK-Philippines

Water-Energy-Nutrient Nexus in the Cities of the Future

Project leads: Dr Devendra Saroj, University of Surrey and Professor Michael Angelo Promentilla, De La Salle University

Delivery partners: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

 

Low-cost Portable Molecular Diagnostic Platform for Rapid Detection of Poultry Infectious Pathogens (LMDP)

Project leads: Professor Wamadeva Balachandran, Brunel University London and Dr Dennis Umali, University of Philippines Los Banos

Delivery partners: Biotechnology and Biosciences Research Council and the Department of Agriculture,  Philippines

 

Using genomics to trace Salmonella transmission and antimicrobial resistance in the poultry and swine food chains in Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Project leads: Professor Taane Clark, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Professor Windell Rivera, Natural Sciences Research Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman

Delivery partners: Biotechnology and Biosciences Research Council and the Department of Agriculture,  Philippines

 

ENSURE: Enhanced surveillance for control and elimination of malaria in the Philippines

Project leads: Professor Chris Drakeley, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Dr Fe Espino, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

Delivery partners: Medical Research Council and Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

 

Chair's Award

Developing Affordable Energy Efficient Bridge Health Monitoring and Early Warning System with Wireless Sensor Networks and Multi Agent System

Project leads: Dr Dina Shona Laila, Coventry University and Professor Bambang Riyanto Trilaksono, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia

Delivery partners: Royal Academy of Engineering and  Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia 

 

Tissue engineering of bronchi in health and sickness: assessing the effect of matrix stiffening on cellular changes in the airways

Project leads: Professor Felicity Rose, University of Nottingham and Mr Jopeth Ramis, Technological Institute of the Philippines

Delivery partners: British Council and the Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

 

LIVEQuest: A self-contained wearable Internet-of-Things System for Precision Livestock Agriculture

Project leads: Dr Yue Gao, Queen Mary University of London and Professor Zhixun Xie, Guangxi Veterinary Research Institute, China

Delivery partners: Innovate UK, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology, China

 

Regional crop monitoring and assessment with quantitative remote sensing and data assimilation

Project leads: Professor Philip Lewis, University College London and Professor Zhongxin Chen, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)

Delivery partners: Science & Technology Facilities Council and the National Natural Science Foundation of China 

 

Novel approaches to the design of multitargeted drugs to treat endemic cancers

Project leads: Professor Peter Sadler, University of Warwick and Dr Pingyu Zhang, Shenzhen University, China

Delivery partners: Royal Society and National Natural Science Foundation of China 

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