2015



Amy SPARKES (Cardiff University, UK)

The initiation of the Antarctic Ice Sheet and the role of Atlantic overturning circulation.

Awarded £4440

2014



Jade BERMAN (Ulster Wildlife Trust, UK)

Southern Ocean Sponges: the link between biogeography and geochemistry.


Carys COOK (University of Florida, USA)

Tracing the Quaternary evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula and West Antarctic Ice Sheets using lead isotopes in ice-rafted feldspar mineral grains.

Awarded £5000

Jaimie CLEELAND (University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia)

Macquarie Island albatrosses: assessing the environmental and anthropogenic influences on population and demographic status and trends.


Claire HUCK (Imperial College, London, UK)

Continental weathering on Antarctica and Southern Ocean productivity across the Eocene/Oligocene boundary – is there a link?

Awarded £4920


Demian NELSON (University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA)

High resolution geochronology of the Butcher Ridge Igneous Complex – insight into the timing and duration of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province.

Awarded £4900

Nial PETERS (University of Cambridge, UK)

Powering and Communicating-with Remote Instrumentation on Erebus Volcano, Antarctica.

Awarded £3430

2013



Simon CAMERON (Aberystwyth University, UK)

Humans and their hidden companions cross Antarctica.



Anne JUNGBLUT (Natural History Museum, London, UK)

Quantitative PCR evaluation of cyanobacteria in microbial mats of McMurdo Dry Valley Lakes, Antarctica: identification of keystone taxa in benthic foodwebs.

Awarded £3000

Rocio MORENO CARILLO (British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK)

Levels and persistence of heavy metals in the Antarctic procellariiform community: a 14 year perspective.

Awarded £4900

Michael POLITO (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Mass., USA)

Has Historic Whale and Seal Harvesting and Recent Climatic Warming Altered the Trophic Ecology of Pygoscelis Penguins Over the Last 200 Years?

Awarded £4600

2012


Hilary Dugan (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

Radon as a proxy for subglacial and groundwater input into the Taylor Valley lakes.





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