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Welcome to the Parkes Foundation

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The Foundation

The Parkes Foundation exists as an independent grant-making charity, providing funds to help postgraduate students undertaking research in the interdisciplinary field of biosocial science, and organising Workshops on related topics, and the publication of the proceedings.

 

Sir Alan S. Parkes, FRS (1900-1990)

 

Student Grants

Each year, the foundation considers awarding around 6-8 small grants (maximum £1000 each) and 1 PhD grant (maximum £3000) to help Masters and PhD students conduct research.

The list of Parkes Foundation Grant awardees for 2018 is now released.

Information for 2019 grant applications will be announced in November 2018.

 

The Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture 2018

Professor Geoffrey A. Harrison (1927-2017)

The Parkes Foundation invites nominations for the 2018 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture on human/biosocial sciences, to be given in Oxford on Friday 9th November 2018.

The closing date for nominations on Thursday 31st May 2018.

 

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