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Welcome to The Parkes Foundation


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 (up to £800 each) and 1 PhD grant (up to £3000) to help Masters and PhD students conduct research.

Applications for Small and PhD grants open on 1st December 2015 and close on 8th January 2016. [see details.]


Book Publication:

Parkes Foundation Conference on 'Reproduction and Adaptation' is available from Cambridge University Press. [see more details]

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