Research Grants

The following are current grants held by members of the Centre for Multimodal AI that are of particular relevance:

Smart Farm and Agri-environmental Big Data Space (PI: Ebroul lzquierdo)
Ebroul Izquierdo
£305,115 EPSRC - EU Scheme (01-02-2023 - 31-01-2029)
Adobe Research Gift
Shaogang Gong
£55,456 Adobe Inc (01-10-2020 - 28-09-2028)
EPSRC DTP Mobility 2020
Syed Rizvi, Mark Sandler, Nicholas Bryan-Kinns and Jun Chen
£1,702,497 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2020 - 30-04-2028)
UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music
Simon Dixon, Emmanouil Benetos, Nicholas Bryan-Kinns, Mark Sandler, Andrew McPherson, Mathieu Barthet, Gyorgy Fazekas, Ekaterina Ivanova, Anna Xambo Sedo and Charalampos Saitis
£6,519,934 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-07-2019 - 31-03-2028)
IGGI2: Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence - CDT Phase 2
Simon Lucas, Laurissa Tokarchuk, Diego Perez-Liebana, Jeremy Gow, Simon Colton and Peter Cowling
£3,004,934 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2019 - 30-09-2027)
AIM CDT Studentship - Sony 2023
Gyorgy Fazekas
£150,000 SONY EUROPE B.V. (01-10-2023 - 30-09-2027)
AIM CDT Studentship - UMG 2023
Gyorgy Fazekas
£61,268 Universal Music Group International Limited (01-10-2023 - 30-09-2027)
IGGI CDT Studentship: Dominik Jeurissen
Diego Perez-Liebana
£48,073 The Creative Assembly Limited (03-10-2022 - 02-07-2027)
Reliable AI and Data Optimisation
Georgios Tzimiropoulos
£339,311 EPSRC - EU Scheme (01-01-2024 - 31-12-2026)
Unrestricted donation to support research activities
Joshua Reiss
£26,375 Adobe Inc (01-10-2021 - 30-09-2026)
AIM CDT Studentship: Tyler McIntosh
Simon Dixon
£140,000 DAACI Ltd (19-09-2022 - 18-09-2026)
Spotify PhD project - Style classification of podcasts using audio
Emmanouil Benetos
£33,000 Spotify Ltd (01-03-2024 - 28-02-2026)
Bela/RAEng Senior Research Fellowship in Embedded Music Computing: PhD studentship and consumables
Andrew McPherson
£68,000 Augmented Instruments Ltd (01-03-2021 - 28-02-2026)
AIM CDT Yamaha Studentship: Modeling Jazz Piano
Simon Dixon
£60,000 Yamaha Corporation (01-04-2023 - 31-12-2025)
Anatomical And Functional Analysis Of The Soft Palate And Associated Musculature
Qianni Zhang
£132,620 BH NHS Barts Health NHS (01-01-2022 - 31-12-2025)
SHIFT - PI: Ebroul Izquierdo
Ebroul Izquierdo
£370,576 EPSRC - EU Scheme (01-10-2022 - 30-09-2025)
Deep Learning based Multispectral Image Analysis for Retinal Lesion Detection, Segmentation and Recognition
Qianni Zhang
£12,000 Royal Society (31-03-2022 - 30-09-2025)
AIM Studentship Steinberg
Gyorgy Fazekas
£112,436 Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH (20-09-2021 - 19-09-2025)
EMEA PhD Agreement MRL 2020-032
Diego Perez-Liebana
£67,008 Microsoft Research Limited (UK) (16-09-2020 - 15-09-2025)
Emotion-driven audio-visual game design using AI
Mathieu Barthet
£33,500 OVOMIND (14-09-2020 - 13-09-2025)
Bayesian Network Decision Support in managing low back pain: Development, exploration & feasibility
Adele Hill, Dylan Morrissey and David Marsh
£181,515 Barts and the London Charity (01-09-2021 - 31-08-2025)
Return on cyber security investment (ROCSI)-GRANT TRANSFER
Ying He
£190,869 ESRC Economic and Social Research Council (01-10-2023 - 30-06-2025)
Co-Creator for songwriters & producers: generative AI Creator tools to boost efficiency of the creative process
Mark Sandler, Haim Dubossarsky and Mathieu Barthet
£320,887 Innovate UK (01-04-2024 - 31-03-2025)
ProStyle
Joshua Reiss
£74,786 Innovate UK (01-04-2024 - 31-03-2025)
Fine-grained music source separation with deep-learning models
Lin Wang and Mark Sandler
£48,144 Innovate UK (01-04-2024 - 31-03-2025)
StudioSync: AI productivity tools for record labels in the management of musical recordings and creator metadata
Mark Sandler and Mathieu Barthet
£304,918 Innovate UK (01-04-2024 - 31-03-2025)
Deploying Explainable AI to Reduce Time to Treatment in Trauma
Karim Brohi, Zane Perkins and David Marsh
£94,805 Rosetrees Trust (01-10-2022 - 31-03-2025)
Industry-scale machine listening for music and audio data”
Simon Dixon and Emmanouil Benetos
£108,000 Spotify Ltd (14-09-2020 - 31-01-2025)
Annotating Reference and Coreference In Dialogue Using Conversational Agents in games
Massimo Poesio, Julian Hough, Diego Perez-Liebana and Matthew Purver
£986,833 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-02-2022 - 31-01-2025)
AI4MEDIA: Patras (PI)
Ioannis Patras
£245,072 EU Commission - Horizon 2020 (01-09-2020 - 31-08-2024)
Graph Networks for Explainable Artificial Intelligence
Andrea Cavallaro and Emmanouil Benetos
£293,433 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-08-2021 - 31-07-2024)
Resource-efficient machine listening
Emmanouil Benetos
£52,455 Royal Academy of Engineering (01-10-2023 - 31-07-2024)