Darren KOPPEL (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

Does sediment contamination explain spatial changes in the Antarctic benthic ecosystem?

Awarded £5264

Gemma CLUCAS (Cornell University, USA)

Evaluating the effectiveness of the South Sandwich Islands marine protected area in protecting penguin prey resources

Awarded £5992

Sally LAU (James Cook University, Australia)

Exploring how seascape dynamics structure genetic variation in the Scotia Sea

Awarded £5996

Anna BELCHER (British Antarctic Survey, UK)

Determining Antarctic krill biomass: Can we distinguish krill swarms from space? Report here..

Awarded £3645


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


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


Jamey STUTZ (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Using insights from David Glacier, Antarctica to model the non-linear, threshold-driven response of Antarctic outlet glaciers to climate forcing


Angela SREMBA (Oregon State University, USA)

Stable isotope analysis of blue whale bones collected from South Georgia and the South Shetland Islands to understand pre-exploitation feeding ecology

Awarded £2290

Swan SOW (University of Tasmania, Australia)

High resolution study of the abyssal (Antarctic bottom water) microbial assemblages within the Pacific and Indian sectors of the Southern Ocean

Awarded £5886.80

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