The Jean Golding Institute helps our multidisciplinary community to network, collaborate and develop short pilot projects. Every year we offer seed corn funding, based on the principle that a small financial investment will lead onto bigger things.
Find out more about our projects
Clifton Suspension Bridge Harp
A harp has been created inspired by the Clifton Suspension Bridge and transforms data from the bridge into sound.
Afro-Asian Networks Visualised
The project brings together historians and a digital technologist to develop a database that maps vibrant, transnational networks of Asian and African activists, intellectuals and artists in the 1950s and 1960s
Workshops to discuss developing, maintaining and working with databases for multi-source, multi-level, multi-type data
This funding supported a large workshop in Bristol as well as some smaller meetings to discuss and build interdisciplinary relationships for a project on antimicrobial resistance.
Exploring water quality monitoring and modelling in Bristol Harbour
This project analysed and visualised the quality of the water in Bristol’s Floating Harbour.
Passive perception of speech in children with autism: Interrelating neuroimaging and interpretative paradigms
The aim of this project was to understand how minimally verbal Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children perceive speech sounds and how this relates to their perception and communication abilities
GPU accelerated image processing of Cryo-EM data determining a high-resolution structure of the Thermosome a molecular machine
With a trip to the National Electron Microscopy (EM) facility and the expertise of a Junior Research Software Engineer, this project built a GPU machine and cooling system
Supervised learning to support the optimisation of chemical reactions
This project explored the application of different statistical approaches to the analysis of chemical data from previous systematic experiments on a key variable (ligands) in homogeneous catalysis.
Whose Culture and Where? Exploring and capturing BAME cultural engagement across
A data project aiming to measure the cultural engagement of BAME young people aged 16-25
Developing a deep learning method for phylogenomics
This project developed and tested a deep learning algorithm for phylogenomics focusing particularly on programming, implementing and validating the approach.