2013-2014 Understanding genesis of hREE deposits through eXperimental and Spectroscopic methods coupled with atomistic Simulations. £95629, NERC SoS Minerals Program Catalyst grant, with Simon Harley, Linda Kirstein (Edinburgh), Ian Butler (Edinburgh), Geoffrey Bromiley (Edinburgh), Kate Saunders (Edinburgh), Rachel Walcott (Nat. Museums Scot.), Andrew Walker (Leeds) and J Frederick Mosselmans (Diamond Light Source)
2009-2012. Biobased geological CO2 Storage (CO2SOLSTOCK). EC FP7 Collaborative Project, with Ian Butler, Stephen Elphick, Rachel Wood and Stuart Haszeldine, Lead PI and Consortium Co-ordinator. ¤2.96 of which ¤853,000 to Edinburgh.
2008-2012. Towards improved groundwater vulnerability assessment (IMVUL). EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network, with Stephen Elphick and Ian Butler, ¤3.2M of which ¤405,000 to Edinburgh.
2005-2007. Macroscopic and molecular characterisation of lanthanide sorption to bacterial cells: A potential chemical biosignature. NERC Grant #NE/C519462/1, Lead PI, in collaboration with Prof. Fred Mosselmans, Diamond Ltd, R81522, £97,583. Associated with this project were 4 successful beamtime applications at Daresbury.
2004-2006. High-resolution records of rapid climate change: combining stable isotope and trace element tracers in carbonates, NERC Equipment competition, grant # NE/C513385/1, with A.W. Tudhope (PI), M.E. Elliot, R.S. Ganeshram and K. Darling (£253,855).
2004-2005. Perturbation of early diagenesis in carbonate sediments through terrigeneous input: Implications for contaminant mobility and carbonate budgets, NERC grant # NER/B/S/2003/0235, with K.G. Taylor (PI) and C.T. Perry (Manchester Metropolitan University), £28,007.
2000-2003. Methods for assessing salt intrusion and transport in heterogeneous and fractured aquifers (SALTRANS). EC Framework V, with Ian Main (PI) and Stephen Elphick, R81522, £175,812.
2000-2003 Deep geodynamic laboratory – Gulf of Corinth, EC Framework V, with I.G. Main (PI) & S C Elphick (£105,318).
1999-2001. Self-organisation of fluid flow, chemical reactivity and rock strength in porous reservoir rocks", NERC ROPA, £113,212, with Ian Main (PI) and Stephen Elphick.
1998-2000. Stress and diagenesis as fault sealing mechanisms (Stadia), Mobil US, Statoil, Shell, BP Amoco, Lasmo and JNOC, PI and co-ordinator, with Ian Main, Stephen Elphick and Brian Smart (Heriot-Watt University), £308,000.
1998-2001. A quantitative determination of metal-bacterial interactions for modelling metal transport in soils and sediments. £20,668. NERC New Investigators (sore PI) Grant # GR8/3676.
1998-2000. Stress-sensitive relative permeabilities" EPSRC Link Scheme in Oil & Gas extraction, with Ian Main, Stephen Elphick and Brian Smart (Heriot-Watt University) £280,000.
1998-1999. Determination of flow and contaminant transport properties for the Granton Development site. £6,112, Edinburgh City Council, Lead by Dr. Rebecca Lunn
1997-2000. Scale dependence of groundwater flow and contaminant transport in fractured rock, EC Framework IV, (£139,734 to UoE).
1997-2000. Contaminated Land Research and Remediation Centre, £500,000, SHEFC Research Development Grant, This SHEFC application was lead by Colin Pritchard in Chemical Engineering.
1997-2000. Organic and inorganic interactions at the Benthic Boundary Layer, £87,220 NERC, with Gregory Cowie (PI).
1997-1999. Fluid-rock evolution during diagenesis (FRED). Mobil US, with Stephen Elphick & Ian Main, £128,000. Transition from PDRA to Lecturer.