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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 (£)
16/12/2015
PA-SB201502
Insights into chelicerate evolution through comparative cuticular analysis
David Marshall (University of Bristol)
634.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201505
3D textural analysis of tooth wear in insectivores, and its application to fossil mammals
Christopher Nedza (University of Leicester)
1,600.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201508
Experimental solutions to deep time problems in palaeontology (EGU 2016 session)
Prof. Mark Purnell (University of Leicester)
4,620.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201501
Evolution and Development of Vertebrate Dentition: a Festschrift in honour of Moya Meredith Smith
Dr Zerina Johanson (Natural History Museum, London)
1,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-OE201502
The Iguanodon Restaurant – Inspiring Communities in Earth Sciences through Art
Sarah Butterworth (Emerald Ant)
8,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201502
Were co-existing archaeocyathids partitioning suspended food matter by having different pore sizes, in order to reduce competition for resources?
William Jessop (University of Oxford)
800.00
16/12/2015
PA-SW201501
Biomolecule preservation through time: mapping bone degradation in fossil Proboscideans from different depositional environments
Caitlin Colleary (Virgina Tech)
1,497.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201505
63rd SVPCA Meeting
Dr Gareth Dyke (University of Southampton)
1,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-SB201501
Braincase anatomy, phylogeny and the success of Neoceratopsia
Claire Bullar (University of Bristol)
1,500.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201506
Effects of diagenetic processes on melanosome morphology in iridescent feathers
Klara Norden (University of Bristol)
1,600.00
16/12/2015
PA-RG201502
The origins of aerial breathing in terrestrial ecosystems: insights from virtual fossil reconstruction
Dr Javier Ortega-Hernández (University of Cambridge)
6,149.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201509
A combined data-model approach to understand the Early to Middle Palaeozoic Revolution (IGCP591)
Dr Thijs Vandenbroucke (Ghent University)
3,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201502
5th Polar Marine Diatom Workshop
Dr Barcena (University of Salamanca)
2,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-OE201501
Gesture control technologies and palaeontology: exploring innovative outreach and education approaches using 3D fossil models
Dr Richard J. Butler (University of Birmingham)
4,624.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201503
3D photogrammetric imaging and re-analysis of a unique Late Carboniferous footprint assemblage from Shropshire
Luke E. Meade (University of Birmingham)
1,600.00
16/12/2015
PA-SW201502
The Late Triassic amphibian and reptilian fauna of the Jameson Land Basin (East Greenland) and its comparison with coeval European faunas
Marco Marzola (University of Copenhagen)
1,360.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201507
Testing functional hypotheses in Cambrian cinctan echinoderms using computational fluid dynamics
James O’Shea (University of Bristol)
1,600.00
16/12/2015
PA-RG201503
The Lilliput effect: growth rate or longevity?
Dr Brett Metcalfe (VU University, Amsterdam)
5,000.00
16/12/2015
PA-WA201501
Vetulicolian affinities reconsidered through the lens of ecdysozoan anterior organization
Dr Martin Smith (University of Durham)
1,500.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201503
Rooted in deep time: palaeontological contributions to systematics; 2015 Systematic Association Biennial Meeting symposium
Dr Roger Benson (University of Oxford)
1,500.00
16/12/2015
PA-SB201503
Diversity and ecology of the anomalocaridids of the Great Basin, USA
Stephen Pates (University of Oxford)
1,500.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201504
Multiple sulphur isotope studies of pyritised microbially induced sedimentary structures, Neoarchaean Ghaap Group, South Africa
Nicolette Meyer (University of St. Andrews)
1,200.00
16/12/2015
PA-GA201507
Biomineralisation in the fossil record (EGU 2016 session)
Dr Fiona Gill (University of Leeds)
5,750.00
16/12/2015
PA-UB201508
Shell thickness distribution in Ordovician and Silurian rhynchonelliformean brachiopods
Gajasinghe Samarawickrama (Plymouth University)
1,600.00
08/10/2015
PA-GA201506
Co-evolution of life and the planet: broad-scale controls on biodiversity; 2015 GSA Annual meeting Topical Session T149
Prof. Richard Twitchett (Natural History Museum, London)
2,000.00

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