2021-2022: NIHR AI-Award, Development of an Artificial Intelligence System for the Automated Diagnosis of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children (£150,000)
2021: Global Academies Fellowship Grant, Cardiff Metropolitan University. Using a Deep Learning Algorithm for Automatically Diagnosing Childhood Otitis Media with Effusion (£10,000)
2019-2020: The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation. Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Automatically Diagnosing Childhood Otitis Media with Effusion in Comparison to Clinical Measures and Finite Element Models (£4,100)
2019-2020: Ser Cymru III Enhancing Competitiveness Infrastructure Award. Enhancing Infrastructure by Purchasing a Powerful Computer for Fostering a Culture of Digital Healthcare and Adopting Artificial Intelligence Technology in Healthcare Provision (£9,697.2)
2019-2020: Global Academies R&I Development Fund (£1976.4)
2017-2018: Cardiff Metropolitan University Research Innovation Award, Enhancing music perception in people with hearing loss (to support a postdoctoral research assistant for 24 months, approximately £90,000), together with 10,000 GBP from external matched funding support.
2016 -2019: Beijing Bio-Engineering Research Award, Innovative approaches for investigating hearing sensitivity in childhood ottitis media with effusion: clinical investigation vs. theoretic analysis (£91,000).
2016: Cardiff Metropolitan University CSHS Enterprise Fund, Developing and Implementing earwax remove course (£1,500).
2016: Cardiff Metropolitan University Research and Enterprise IP Fund, Development of headphones to avoid noise over-exposure (£12,500).
2015: Cardiff Metropolitan University Accelerator Fund, Effects of Advance Hearing Aid Features on Music Perception (£4,270).
2014: University of Bristol, Widening Participation Funding. Widening Participation on the Education of Music Exposure and Hearing Protection (£3,000).
2012 – 2013: Sasakawa Foundation, Golf and hearing disability: innovative approaches to enhance awareness of hearing health in Golf players and public (£4,000).
2012 – 2013: Oticon Foundation, Attitude towards the uptake of hearing aids during the audiological rehabilitation process: A cross cultural comparison between India, China, Sweden and the UK (£4,250).
2012: ESRC Festival of Social Science, Hands on experience of music exposure and hearing protection (£2,000).
2011 – 2014: Chinese Association of Audiology. 'The employability of deaf and hearing impaired graduates: an across culture comparison', PI and grant holder at Bristol (700,000 CNY, approximately £66,000).
2010 – 2012 Co-PI, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. 'Towards understanding middle ear mechanism using wideband energy reflectance (WBR). PI: Dr. Rafidah Mazlan. Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia (39,500 MYR, approximately £8,000).
2009 – 2011: British Council PMI2 UK-China China-UK Collaborative Partnerships in Employability and Entrepreneurship. 'Fast track hearing aids audiologist training project' (£42,000).
2008 – 2010: British Council PMI2 Research Co-operation Award Innovative approaches towards understanding middle ear mechanisms (£27,000).
2009: Benjamin Meaker Fast Track Small Grant Scheme, UOB, to support travel expenses for Dr Brian Fligor, Director of Diagnostic Audiology, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A (1,000).
2008 – 2009: Bristol University Alumni Foundation. Music exposure and hearing health awareness (£9,000).
2008 – 2009: Sasakawa Foundation, Towards understanding middle ear mechanisms: clinical data vs. theoretic analysis (£5,000).
2007 – 2009: South West Strategic Health Authority (SHA), Developing Masters level education and CPD training for practising audiologists (£100,000).
2007: Royal Society (Conference Support Scheme) Toward an understanding of middle ear mechanism using otoreflectance: the characteristics of energy reflectance. Attended 4th Middle Ear Research Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland (£1,000).
2006 – 2007: British Academy (Small Grant Scheme) Deaf graduate into employment in China: Job expectation and satisfaction (£5,600).
2005 – 2006: British Council – NOW Partnership Programme in Science. Auditory cognition in patients with King-Kopetzky syndrome and central auditory dysfunction (4,000).
2005 – 2006: Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) Three-dimensional finite element analysis of the middle ear transfer function and related pathologies (£13,500).
2004 – 2005: RNID Satisfaction with quality and access to health care for deaf and hard of hearing people in Wales (£7,000).