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Funding Awarded

Each year the Palaeontological Association distributes grants of varying sizes to a wide range of research topics. Grants/awards (from 2014 onwards) are listed below with information on the amount granted, recipient, project, and any outcomes (e.g. publications etc...).

Awarded Funding List

Award Date Reference Title Principle Applicant Award Amount (£)
01/05/2017
PA-UB201704
Taxonomy and taphonomy of ‘sparkly worm tubes’ from the Tafilalt Lagerstätte, Ordovician, Morocco
Dr Breandán MacGabhann (Edge Hill University)
1,575.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201708
Advances in Computational Paleobiology; 2017 GSA Annual meeting
Dr Rachel Warnock (ETH Zurich)
1,500.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201701
Mass Extinctions: Past, Present and Future?; 2017 GSA Annual meeting
Dr David Bond (University of Hull)
1,500.00
01/05/2017
PA-SW201601
A comprehensive anatomical, taxonomic, and phylogenetic analysis of Teleosauridae, and a look into macroevolutionary trends
Michela Johnson (University of Edinburgh)
1,457.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201708
Reconstruction and analysis of a 3D Silurian fossil sponge
Dr Mark Sutton (Imperial College London)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201701
Morphometric data from new Paleocene dermochelyid may help clarify comparative rates of evolution in marine turtles
Dr Roger Benson (University of Oxford)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201705
International Workshop on Konservat-Lagerstätten
Dr Maria McNamara (University College Cork)
2,240.00
01/05/2017
PA-SB201603
Physicochemical importance of seawater carbonate saturation
Dr Caitlin Keating-Bitonti (Smithsonian)
1,286.00
01/05/2017
PA-RG201701
A molecular palaeobiological approach to understand Onychophora terrestrialization: assessing the impact of fossils
Dr Jesus Lozano-Fernandez (University of Bristol)
4,688.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201702
65th Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology & Comparative Anatomy
Dr Richard Butler (University of Birmingham)
2,000.00
01/05/2017
PA-SW201602
Evaluating bite marks and predation of heterostracan ostracoderms (fossil, jawless vertebrates) during the rise of jawed vertebrates
Emma Randle (University of Manchester)
1,428.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201702
An enigmatic early diapsid from the Late Triassic of England
Prof Phil Donoghue (University of Bristol)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201706
6th International Conference on Trilobites and their Relatives
Dr Helje Parnaste (Tallinn University of Technology)
1,980.00
01/05/2017
PA-SB201604
Revising mammoth evolution in Eurasia
Hanwen Zhang (University of Bristol)
1,500.00
01/05/2017
PA-WA201601
Measuring genome size in the earliest fossil plants
Dr Zuzanna Wawrzyniak (University of Silesia)
1,494.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201706
Functional drivers of the evolution of beak shape in birds
Prof Emily Rayfield (University of Bristol)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-RG201702
Opening a new window onto the Cambrian Explosion of animal life
Dr Ben J. Slater (Uppsala University)
4,385.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201703
The Old Red: Hugh Miller's Geological Legacy
Martin Gostwick (Cromarty)
1,000.00
01/05/2017
PA-SB201601
Testing global oceanic anoxia as an alternative cause for the Hirnantian (latest Ordovician) mass extinction
Julie De Weirdt (Ghent University)
1,500.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201703
Reconstructing food webs across the Toarcian Ocean Anoxic Event
Dr Alex Dunhill (University of Leeds)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-GA201707
Evolution in the dark: unifying our understanding of eye loss; SICB 2018
Dr Lauren Sumner-Rooney (Museum fur Naturkunde, Berlin)
1,000.00
01/05/2017
PA-OE201601
Pliosaurus: Dive into the Jurassic deep
Isla Gladstone (Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery)
15,000.00
01/05/2017
PA-CA201601
Postembryonic development of the olenelline trilobites from the Cambrian Series 2 strata of Newfoundland
Lukas Laibl (Charles University in Prague)
1,500.00
01/05/2017
PA-UB201707
Meta-analysis of phylogenetic data
Dr Robert Sansom (University of Manchester)
2,100.00
01/05/2017
PA-RG201703
Pyritization of soft tissue at the Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary in the Southwest USA
Dr Emily F. Smith (Smithsonian Institution)
9,660.00

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