Study of Antarctic micro-arthropods at Signy Island

Dr Stef Bokhorst (Department of Ecological Sciences, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands) applied for Antarctic Science bursary funding in 2013 to investigate the impact of marine vertebrates on Antarctic terrestrial micro-arthropods. Funding enabled Stef to carry out...

Diversity of toxin and non-toxin containing cyanobacterial mats of meltwater ponds on the Antarctic Peninsula

Dr Julia Kleinteich (Universität Tübingen, Germany) applied for Antarctic Science bursary funding in 2012, for a laboratory-based DNA sequencing funds to extend her PhD work at the University of Konstanz, Germany, on cyanobacterial mat diversity in...

Tracing continental inputs and organic matter export using thorium isotopes

This oceanography project was proposed by Dr Chris Hayes in 2015. A copy of his successful proposal can be found here.

Stability of Antarctic ice shelves and determination of their basal mass balance

This glaciology project was proposed by Dr Reinhard Drews in 2015. A copy of his successful proposal can be found here.

How hot rocks help species survive in cold places

This biology-based field project was proposed by Dr Ceridwen Fraser in 2015. A copy of her successful proposal can be found here.

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