The Russell Trust Development Awards (Staff)

The Russell Trust Development Awards (Staff) are open to all members of University staff seeking support for a work-related project and have an upper limit of £5,000. Please see below a list of projects which received funding in 2017.

The 2018 Awards are now open for applications. Please complete the online application form

The deadline for submission of applications has been extended to 12:00 noon, Friday 6 April 2018.

You will be asked to complete an online application form and submit a statement of support by your Head of School or Unit.

If you have any questions regarding the awards or your application please read the RTDA Guidelines document on the right side of this page. Thereafter further assistance can be provided by Edward Chlerich, Stewardship Officer in Development on 01334 461911 or email

Funding of £10,000 was awarded in 2017 to the following projects:

History and Development of the Science of Geology at St Andrews
Richard Batchelor
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

George Corbett
School of Divinity

Cutting Edge Digital Mobile Museum Interactives
Catherine Cruickshank 
Museum Collections Unit, MUSA

Ex-combatants or veterans? A comparative veterans’ policy and politics research group and workshop
Jaremey McMullin
School of International Relations

Caribbean Experiences of Asylum Seeking, Detention, and Deportation
Huon Wardle 
School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies