With its Starting Grants, the European Research Council supports talented early career researchers who already have an excellent research record.
New sources of terahertz radiation should deliver previously unimagined insights into areas such as the behaviour of water.
The new systems are expected to affect catalytic activity and to stabilise reactive particles.
The results provide insights into the routes through which the Japanese language was distributed.
The research team develops affordable catalysts as an alternative to the frequently-used precious metal platinum.
The project creates a database containing Syrian and Arabic translations of scientific and philosophical texts with Greek origins.