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    Data Details and Caveats

    Natural Environment Research Council


    Awards data is presented for single projects wherever possible. NERC provides data on “split awards”, where funds are divided between institutions. For the purposes of clarity, we list the lead institution as the grant winner with the total project funding, and other partners as co-investigators.
     

    The Leverhulme Trust


    Because start dates are not provided by the funder, award years are based on the year the dataset was released.
     

    Wellcome Trust


    The trust does not provide start dates. Because data sets concern awards made in the financial year from 1 October to 30 September, awards are assigned to latter year. For example, all awards made between 1 October 2010 and 30 September 2011 will be classified as 2011.
     

    European Research Council


    Awards include those made under both FP7 and Horizon 2020. Award records are matched to the current, open calls for Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Proof-of-Concept grants, to give a clear picture of previous scheme winners. The specific call reference relating to each record can be found in the record details.
     

    National Institutes of Health


    NIH data on Research Professional are formatted differently to how the NIH releases them. NIH provides separate records for each fiscal year of each award. These data have been condensed to provide details of each project in one record.


    Therefore please bear in mind the following when using RP data:

    • Data presented are for non-US awards only.
    • To codify awards, we have simplified the reference to the administering institute code plus the project serial number. If you search for this reference on NIH RePORTER, details of each year of the grant will be returned.
    • The principal investigator has been taken from the NIH’s “contact PI”. NIH’s “other PIs” are presented here as co-investigators.
    • Award values reflect a sum of all years of funding. For current projects, the value is expected to increase as further information becomes available.
    • Decision date has been derived using the "award notice date" from the first fiscal year of NIH funding. Subsequent notice dates have been disregarded.
    • The start date and end dates have been taken from the earliest and most recent funding year records, respectively.
    • The programme field displays the name of the institute administering the award.
    • The mechanism field displays the NIH activity code.
    • Awards have been matched to a call's most recent iteration, meaning that if the call has been reissued with a new reference, all previous winners are matched to this most recent version.

     
    Australian Research Council


    The start date and end date for each record has been manually input, using the years supplied by the funder. Please interpret a start date of 01/01/2010 to mean the project commenced in 2010. The records are annotated as being 'indicative' and not 'actual' start and end dates.
    The principal investigator identified in each record is derived from the first investigator listed in the ARC data. It is understood by Funding Insight that this person is generally the "chief investigator". Bear in mind if there is more than one chief investigator on an award, the additional chief investigators may be listed as a co-investigator in the record.
     

    National Health and Medical Research Council

    The start date and end date for each record has been manually input, using the years supplied by the funder. Please interpret a start date of 01/01/2010 to mean the project commenced in 2010. The records are annotated as being 'indicative' and not 'actual' start and end dates.
    The following fields have been mapped to RP from the NHMRC's original data as follows:

    Funding Purpose RP

    Funding Purpose

    Programme
    Main Funding Group Category
    Main Funding Unit Type Scheme
    Main Funding Sub Type Mechanism
    Broad Research Area Area

     

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