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The Russell Trust Development Awards (Staff)

The Russell Trust Development Awards (Staff) for 2017 have now opened for applications.

Awards 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 2016.

Please submit your application online here. Guidelines are available to download from the right of this page. The deadline for applications is 12noon on Wednesday 29 March.

If you have any questions regarding the awards or your application please contact the Stewardship Assistant in Development on 01334 462109 or email
Funding of £10,000 was awarded in 2016 to the following projects:

Project Title: Collaborative anthropology: engaging informants in research and teaching
Paloma Gay y Blasco, Social Anthropology
Amount Awarded: £600

Project Title: Using CompuCell3D to model tuberculosis growth and treatment
Ruth Bowness, Medicine
Amount Awarded: £1,500

Project Title: 'The Sound of Lear: Recording Edward Lear's Songs
Sara Lodge, English
Amount Awarded: £2,000

Project Title: Gestural Origins: the St Andrews Ape Gesture database.
Catherine Hobaiter, Psychology and Neuroscience
Amount Awarded: £2,000

Project Title: Ecology and behaviour as drivers of genetic divergence
Oscar Gaggiotti, Biology
Amount Awarded: £2,000

Project Title: 'A Survey of Three Indigenous Communities in Ethiopia: Their Development Path and its Impact
Alison Watson, International Relations
Amount Awarded: £1,900