2018


Natalia VENTURINI (Universdad de la Rep├║blica, Uruguay)

Diagenetic alterations of suspended particulate organic matter in Antarctic glacier runoff and coastal waters evidenced by amino acids. See Bursary report here and publication here.

Awarded £3440

Jeremy BIRD (University of Queensland, Australia)

Improving techniques for monitoring burrowing petrels. See report here.

Awarded £3725

Marina do Valle de Chagas AZANEU (University of East Anglia, UK)

On the pathway and modification of the northwestern Weddell Sea shelf water on its way to the Bransfield Strait

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Awarded £6000

Ross WHITMORE (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Exposure and erosion rate records along the Victoria Land Coast from Mackay Glacier to Cape Hallett

Awarded £5164

Scott HOTALING (Washington State University, USA)

Comparing Antarctic and Arctic eelpout genomes to assess possible convergent evolution of a novel, ice-binding protein. See report here.

Awarded £6000

Joseph STEWART (Bristol University, UK)

Southern Ocean coral pH-sensitivity and deep-water carbon release via Burdwood Bank. See report and publication here.

Awarded £3919

Aidan STARR (Cardiff University, UK)

Pliocene-Pleistocene Antarctic iceberg dynamics: a geochronology provenance study of Sub-Antarctic ice rafted debris

Awarded £4750

Patricia VALDESPINO (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)

Genomic markers and structural biology of Antarctic microbes

Awarded £4800

Victoria WARWICK-EVANS (British Antarctic Survey, UK)

Macaroni penguin foraging limits on the north coast of South Georgia

Awarded £4400

Katherine SHORT (British Antarctic Survey, UK)

A new comprehensive biogeographical history of two species groups of Tardigrades in Antarctica. See report here.

Awarded £5032

Stanley KO (Rutgers University, USA)

Field calibration of nutrient and temperature proxies in deep-sea coral from New Zealand: towards reconstructing the Southern Ocean biological pump

Awarded £4100


Kate WINTER (Northumbria University, UK)

Quantifying sediment flux through central East Antarctica

Awarded £2680

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