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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-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
05/01/2017
PA-UB201705
Does a taxonomic identification bias affect diversity analyses on dinosaurs?
Dr Susannah Maidment (University of Brighton)
1,575.00
12/10/2016
PA-GA201606
Experimental and analytical palaeontology (EGU 2017 session)
Dr Duncan Murdock and Prof Mark Purnell (University of Leicester)
5,850.00
12/10/2016
PA-GA201607
25th International Workshop on Plant Taphonomy
Dr Carole Gee and Prof Thomas Litt (University of Bonn)
2,000.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201605
Survival of the smallest? Trends in brachiopod size across the End-Triassic mass extinction
Dr Alex Dunhill (University of Leeds)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201609
Coccolithophore cell size and growth rates across the Greenhouse-Icehouse transition
Dr Tom Dunkley Jones (University of Birmingham)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201602
Chitinozoan biostratigraphy of the elusive P. linearis graptolite biozone in Girvan, Scotland
Dr Thijs Vandenbrouke (Ghent University)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-RG201601
Anatomy of the oldest candidate snake based on a new skeleton
Dr Roger Benson (University of Oxford)
5,793.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201606
Sharks with question marks: Impacts of a new fossil on interrelationships of early bullhead sharks
Dr Kate Ashbrook (University of Worcester)
1,200.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201603
Depth related dispersal patterns in ‘complex’ conodonts
Dr Ivan Sansom (University of Birmingham)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201607
Analysis of soft-tissues from a Silurian bivalve
Dr Mark Sutton (Imperial College London)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201604
A new phylogeny of Stegosauria (Ornithischia: Dinosauria)
Dr Susannah Maidment (Imperial College London)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-RG201603
The diagenetic alteration of eumelanin - a squids perspective
Dr Jakob Vinther (University of Bristol)
6,125.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201608
Small-bodied estuarine plesiosaur from the Middle Jurassic gap
Dr David Norman (University of Cambridge)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-UB201601
New sauropod dinosaur remains from the Late Cretaceous of North Africa
Dr Philip Mannion (Imperial College London)
1,600.00
04/05/2016
PA-RG201602
A search for aquatic fungi: understanding the origins of mutualists and parasites
Dr Christine Strullu-Derrien (NHM, London)
9,564.00
16/03/2016
PA-GA201601
Across space and through time: understanding evolution and ecology using paleobiogeography; 2016 GSA Annual meeting
Dr Alexander Dunhill (University of Leeds)
1,500.00
16/03/2016
PA-GA201602
1st International Meeting of Early-stage Researchers in Palaeontology (1st IMERP)
Dr Carlos Martinez Perez (University of Valencia)
1,500.00
16/03/2016
PA-GA201605
SPPC & SVPCA 2016
Dr Peter Falkingham (Liverpool John Moores University)
1,181.00
16/03/2016
PA-GA201603
7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber
Dr Andrew Ross (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh)
1,710.00
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

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