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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 (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. [see details]

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


Book publication:

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

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