SAGES members research and exchanges supported by SAGES funding.

SAGES PEER Awards and Reports

1st Call

Dr Rob Bingham – University of Edinburgh received a PEER award of £2000 in March 2016 to hold the ‘AntArchitecture: Archiving and interrogating Antarctica’s internal structure from radar sounding’ at the University of Edinburgh in July 2017. Read his report.

Dr John Hughes – University of the West of Scotland received a PEER award of £1382.57 in March 2016 to visit the University of Aviero, Portugal. Read his report.

2nd Call

Dr Beverley Searle – Dundee University received a PEER award of £1926.00 in August 2016 to host EID funding proposal development meetings in Germany & Dundee.

Dr Nick Kamenos – University of Glasgow received a PEER award of £2000 in August 2016 to attend at ITN bid submission workshop in St Andrews.

3rd Call

Georgios Maniatis – University of Glasgow received a PEER award of £1500 in December 2016 to visit Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne, Switzerland.

4th Call

Dr Matthias Sprenger – University of Aberdeen received a PEER award of £750 in August 2017 to attend the Leonardo Conference, Germany as a keynote speaker.

5th Call

Dr Luca De Siena – University of Aberdeen received a PEER award of £1500 in January 2018 to attend EGU, Vienne, Austria.

Dr Rob Bingham – University of Edinburgh received a PEER award of £825 in January 2018 to visit POLAR2018, Davos, Switzerland.

Professor Murray Roberts – University of Edinburgh received a PEER award of £5000 in January 2018 to attend a Blue Growth 08 developments meeting in South Africa.

Professor William Austin – University of St Andrews received a PEER award of £2500 in January 2018 to host a H2020 MSCA-ITN bid proposal development meeting in Edinburgh.

6th Call

No applications were made to the 6th PEER call.

7th Call

Dr Matteo Spagnolo – University of Aberdeen received a PEER award of £2000 in November 2019 to visit the University of Pisa and the National Research Centre, Italy.

SAGES PECRE Awards and Reports

1st Call

Dr Jean-Christophe Comte – University of Aberdeen received a PECRE award of £2700 in March 2016 to carry out an exchange with the University of Oviedo, Portugal. Read his report.

Frazer Christie – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3668 in March 2016 to carry out an exchange with the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Read his report.

Dr Kathryn Schoenrock – University of Glasgow received a PECRE award of £1989.28 in March 2016 to carry out an exchange with the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany. Read her report.

Dr Jennifer Dickie – University of Stirling received a PECRE award of £3600 in March 2016 to carry out an exchange with the Department of Energy, Tezpur University, Assam, India. Read her report.

2nd Call

Rong Qu – University of Aberdeen received a PECRE award of £1200 in August 2016 to visit the Institute OD Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICSS-CAS), Najing, China.

Elizabeth Dingle – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2600 in August 2016 to visit GFZ-Potsdam, Germany.

Dr Jean-Francois Exbrayat – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2307.85 in August 2016 to carry out an exchange with Justus Liebig University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Read his report.

Dr Adrian Bass – University of Glasgow received a PECRE award of £4100 in August 2016 to visit the University of Montpellier, France.

Dr Rhian Thomas – University of Glasgow received a PECRE award of £3000 in August 2016 to visit institutes in Norway, Sweden & Finland.

Dr Jing Yao – University of Glasgow received a PECRE award of £2500 in August 2016 to carry out an exchange with various Institutes in China. Read her report.

Dr Philippa Ascough – SUERC received a PECRE award of £4827 in August 2016 to carry out an exchange with the Soil Science and Biogeochemistry Unit, Department of Geography, The University of Zurich. Read her report.

Elena Sesana – University of the West of Scotland received a PECRE award of £2180 in August 2016 to carry out an exchange with the University of Bologna, Italy. Read her report.

3rd Call

Dr Ramon Ondicol – University of Aberdeen received a PECRE award of £2061 in December 2016 to visit the Laboratory of ION Beam Physics, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.

Damon Davies – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3000 in December 2016 to visit Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York, USA.

Penelope How – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2100 in December 2016 to visit Norsk Polarinstitutt & University of Norway, Norway.

Leo Peskett – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2270 in December 2016 to visit Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology, Luxembourg and University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

received a PECRE award of £2599 in December 2016 to visit Utah State University, USA.

Neil Fraser – SAMS received a PECRE award of £530 in December 2016 to carry out an exchange with the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS). Read his report.

Dr Loic Houpert – SAMS received a PECRE award of £3000 in December 2016 to visit LOPS, Brest, France.

4th Call

Dr Dan Goldberg – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2995 in August 2017 to visit the University of Texas, Austin, USA.

John Preston – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3013 in August 2017 to visit the University of Southern Maine, USA.

Lewis Drysdale – SAMS received a PECRE award of £4300 in August 2017 to visit University Centre Svalbard, (UNIS).

Elena Sesana – University of the West of Scotland received a PECRE award of £4200 in August 2017 to hold a workshop with New Lanark UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read her report .

5th Call

Dr Luca De Siena – University of Aberdeen received a PECRE award of £3270 in January 2018 to visit Universite De Toulouse, France and Instituto Nazionale & Instituto Di Rilavamento, Napoli, Italy.

Jakob Assmann – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3900 in January 2018 to visit EITH Dartmouth College, USA.

Dr Massimo Bollasina – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3200 in January 2018 to visit GFDL, Princeton, New Jersey, Stockholm University, Sweden, Cicerco, Oslo, Norway.

Richard Delf – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £4137 in January 2018 to visit Stanford University, USA.

Alexis Moyer – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3860 in January 2018 to visit the University of Oregon, USA.

Na Song – University of the West of Scotland received a PECRE award of £4100 in January 2018 to visit Xiangtan Yuanyuan Sepiolite New Materials Company, Xiangtan & Hunan Duoneng Sepiolite Plant, Hunan Province, China.

6th Call

Kirsten MacSween – University of Aberdeen received a PECRE award of £1948 in February 2019 to visit the Eastern Antarctic Peninsula on the Polarstern Cruise.

Rosie Bisset – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3000 in February 2019 to visit Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, USA.

Julien Bodart – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £3500 in February 2019 to visit University of Texas, Austin, USA.

Charlie Bunce – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £4550 in February 2019 to visit Boise State University, Idaho, USA.

Gergana Daskalova – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £4500 in February 2019 to visit Yukon Parks, Canada.

Andrew Twelves – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £750 in February 2019 to visit Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, USA.

Jennifer Mallon – University of Glasgow received a PECRE award of £2500 in February 2019 to visit Mote Laboratory, Florida, USA.

Dr Marie Porter – SAMS received a PECRE award of £2680 in February 2019 to visit Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway.

Dr Tom Cowton – University of St Andrews received a PECRE award of £2850 in February 2019 to visit the Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromso, Norway.

Dr Craig Smeaton – University of St Andrews received a PECRE award of £3570 in February 2019 to visit the University of Bergen and Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway.

Deborah Wood – University of Stirling received a PECRE award of £1475 in February 2019 to visit Forschungzentrum Julich, Germany.

Dr Peter Gilbert – University of the Highlands & Islands received a PECRE award of £5500 in February 2019 to visit the University of Waterloo, Ontario, McGill University, Montreal & Universite Du Quebec, Canada.

Na Song – University of the West of Scotland received a PECRE award of £4500 in February 2019 to visit China State Science Dingshi Environmental Engineering Company, Beijing, Hunan Jingyu Xiangtai Environmental, Hunan, Power Corporation of China, Kunming City, Hunan University Design Institute, Hunan, China.

7th Call

Dr Ehsan Jorat – University of Abertay received a PECRE award of £1790 in November 2019 to visit Northwest A&F University, China.

Mariana Criado – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £2950 in November 2019 to visit Aarhus University, Denmark and University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Dr Valentina Erastova – University of Edinburgh received a PECRE award of £4100 in November 2019 to visit Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA.

Jennifer Cocking – SAMS received a PECRE award of £4245 in November 2019 to visit Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA.

Dr Sabolc Pap – UHI/ERI received a PECRE award of £3194 in November 2019 to visit Universitat de Girona, Spain.

SAGES International Conference Support Scheme Awards and Reports

Dr Ioan Fazey – University of Dundee received an ICSS award of £3000 for Transformations Conference in September 2017.

Professor William Austin – University of St Andrews received an ICSS award of £1000 for FORAMS 2018.

Professor Margaret Graham – University of Edinburghreceived an ICSS award of £2000 for 4th Annual Symposium of the International Institute for Environmental Studies in July 2018.

Professor Keith Bennett – University of St Andrews received an ICSS award of £3000 for INQUA 2019 in July 2019.

Dr Lydia Hallis – University of Glasgow received an ICSS award of £1400 for Annual Meeting of Meteoritical Society.

SAGES Small Grants Scheme Awards and Reports

1st Call

Vittorio Maselli – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘WIMBI – Tsunami hazards along Tanzanian coastlines’

Matthias Sprenger – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘AGU Fall meeting 2016’.

Irena Connon – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Enhancing the scholarship, policy and remediation of contamination in two Australian Urban community environments’

Alexis Moyer – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Investigating submarine melt rates at a large Greenlandic tidewater glacier’

Bianca Cavazzin – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Interlaboratory study between NIOZ and University of Glasgow for the development of GDGR biomarkers as temperature proxy’

Jessica Dassow – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Temperature and humidity sensors, accuracy and protection evaluation’

Charlotte Francoz – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £1550 to support ‘Throwing light on saltmarsh sediment dynamics: the role of optically stimulated luminescence’

John MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £585 to support attendance at ‘Goldschmidt Conference, Paris 2017’

Simon Naylor – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £1360 to support ‘The Geosciences in the Nineteenth Century’

Charlotte Slaymark – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £640 to support ‘Radiocarbon ages for palaeclimate records at Bardowie Loch, Scotland’

Rhian Thomas – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘Hydroeco 2017’

Kirsty Crocket – SAMS received a SSGS award of £1400 to host ‘Advances in marine Biogeochemistry (AMBIO) VIII meeting’

Loic Houpert – SAMS received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘A masters students thesis and initiate collaboration with e research group from Brittany’

Mark Inall – SAMS received a SSGS award of £1500 to support ‘Scotland-Norway Water Waves Symposium’

Katherine Roucoux – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £2340 to support ‘the potential of biomarkers for reconstructing long-term ecohydrological dynamics in tropical peatlands’

Noor Saeed – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘GISRUK 2018’

Craig Smeaton – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £1250 to support ‘The Rusty Sink: Investigating the importance of iron to the long-term storage of organic carbon in coastal sediments’

Melanie Kingsbury – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £395 to support ’14c dates for a palaeolimnologial reconstruction of late glacial holocene environmental change on Shetland’

Philippa Ascough – SUERC received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Production of radiocarbon-dead tracer to study fire-affected carbon in soils’

Timothy Kinnaird – SUERC received a SSGS award of £2400 to support ‘Exploring sedimentary stratigraphies of urban archaeology’

2nd Call

Danni Pearce – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £757 to support ‘Sample processing by SUERC’

Tavis Potts – University of Abedeeen received a SSGS award of £1500 to support ‘Workshop costs for understanding perceptions of coastal change and low carbon transitions’

Matteo Spagnolo – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £470 to support the ‘Acquisition of a rock drill’

Ehsan Jorat – Abertay University received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘University of Technology, Malaysia’

Julen Gonzalez – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £550 to support attendance at ’12th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Budapest’

Frazer Christie – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘IGS, Colarado’

Ribanna Dittrich – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘Goldschmidt Conference, Paris’

Peter Nienow – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £500 to host ‘Greenland Ice-Ocean Interactions workshop’

Bianca Cavazzin – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Fieldwork in Saskatchewan Prairies’

Jessiaca Dassow – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £710 to support ‘Purchase of 13 temperature and humidity sensors’

Lydia Hallis – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £492 to support attendance at ‘2017 Accrete Workshop, Nice’

John MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2400 to support ‘Analysis at Imperial College, London’

Philippe Nauny – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Sample analysis’

Elizabeth Petrie – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £300 to support ‘Purchase of a light-weight low-cost cm-level Global Positioning System (GPS) U-blox evaluation pack’

Julien Plancq – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘Goldschmidt Conference, Paris’

Susan Waldron – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2500 to support ‘Sample collection and analysis’

Mike Zwick – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £518 to support ‘Fieldwork in the Canadian Prairie for palaeclimate reconstruction’

Finlo Cottier – SAMS received a SSGS award of £500 to support ‘Sponsorship of a poster session at UK Arctic Conference’

Robert Turneswitch – SAMS received a SSGS award of £714 to support ‘Sample analysis’

Phil Bartie – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £1500 to support ‘Visual Intelligence Project’

Alexandre Gagnon – UWS received a SSGS award of £1500 to host ‘Scotland Small Islands Workshop’

Iain McLellan – UWS received a SSGS award of £480 to support ‘Particulate matter in Urban Locations Project’

Sibonakaliso Mpala – UWS received a SSGS award of £725 to support ‘Purchase of hydrological data from Zimbabwe National Water Authority’

Elena Sesana – UWS received a SSGS award of £1464 to host a ‘Supporting decision-making in adapting cultural heritage sites to climate change workshop’

3rd Call

Juan Alcalde – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2018, Vienna’

Simona Gabrielli – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Travel to Mount St Helen’s fieldwork’

Jacqueline Tweddle – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £1500 to host ‘3KE workshops’

Sophie Green – BGS received a SSGS award of £2000 to support ‘Fieldwork in Loch Creran’

Heatehr Stewart – BGS received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Samples costs’

Ruo Wang – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £500 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2018, Vienna’

Noel Gourmelen – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £2500 to support ‘Knowledge transfer – Optical flow for the measure of ice velocity’

Marc Metzger – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £1000 to support ‘Landscape, Ecology and Rewilding Workshop, Kingussie’

Alexis Moyer – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £500 to support attendance at ‘Ice & Climate Course, Karthaus’

Lauren Shotter – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Radiocarbon dating’

Uduak Affiah – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £500 to support ‘Fieldwork research in the Coastal region of the Niger Delta, Nigeria’

Bianca Cavazzin – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £500 to support ‘Dating analysis’

Edward Curley – University of GlasgowLydia Hallis – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £1059 to support ‘Spectrometer access costs’

Chris Holdsworth – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Analysis costs’

Bonnie Lewis – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Growth rate costs’

John MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2400 to support ‘Collection of pilot data costs’

Franziska Paul – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘AAG, New Orleans’

Charlotte Slaymark – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2375 to support ‘Calibration study of Bardowie Loch’

Richard Williams – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Fieldwork in New Zealand’

Jennifer Cocking – SAMS received a SSGS award of £524 to support ‘Fieldwork in Tiree’

Marie Porter – SAMS received a SSGS award of £2000 to support hosting ‘Python Retreat’

Vanessa Bastos – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £295 to support attendance at ‘ISEC 2018’

Allan Audlsey – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £500 to support ‘Purchase of High Spec computer’

Sarah Buckerfield – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘IAH 2018, Daejeon’

Deborah Wood – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘A river sampling campaign and sample preparation’

Marissa Trembley – SUERC received a SSGS award of £521 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2018, Vienna’

4th Call

Rita Rauskaite – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £661 to support ‘Physical soil organic soil fraction dynamics in the contrasting forest ages’

Jacqueline Tweddle – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £1500 to support ‘Putting ecosystem services into Marine management’

Aristides Zenonos – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £500 to support attendance at ‘AGU 2018 Fall meeting’

Martin Kirkbride – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £2436 to support ‘Clast and single grain OSL dating at a former ICce-dammed lake of he Strathmore Ice stream’

Antonia Doncila – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £746 to support attendance at ‘Goldschmidt Conference, Boston’

Daniel Goldberg – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £600 to support attendance at ‘Challenger Society UK Ocean Modelling Workshop’

Sian Henley – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £800 to support hosting the ‘Visit of Polar Marine Scientist, Prof. High Ducklow’

Georgios Kazadinis – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Unlocking the potential of chemically preserved deep-sea sponges as a source of palaeoceanographic information’

Monika Mendelova – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £950 to support attendance at ‘INQUA 2019 Conference, Dublin’

Jayoung Yun – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at AGU 2019 Fall meeting, Boston’

Marta Cierco – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £220 to support attendance at ’26th Coastal Ecology Workshop’

Luke Daly – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2000 to support ‘Atomic-scale efforts of mineral weathering’

John MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Understanding calcite crystal growth during CO2 sequestration by steel slag’

Irene Olive – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £759 to support ‘Carbon metabolic balance and blue carbon storage capacity of seagrass beds across Scotland’

Julien Plancq – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Expending the regional use of alkenone biomarkers from the Canadian Prairies to the UK’

Mike Zwick – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £511 to support attendance at ‘Goldschmidt Conference, Boston’

William Austin – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Carbon burial in Northern Fjords: Understanding major latitudinal gradients in sedimentary carbon storage’

Allan Cochrane – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Using algal biomarkers to reconstruct palaeo-temperatures for the Northern Isles of Scotland’

Renee Hermans – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £619 to support attendance at ‘Structural equation modelling for ecologists and evolutionary biologists workshop’

Alastair Tait – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Rosetta stones of Mars: Using meteorites to understand environmental change on Mars’

Marissa Tremblay – SUERC received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘ 16th International Conference on Thermochronology’

5th Call

David Green – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £1500 to support ‘Discovering your Coast – Engaging with the public’

Maria Di Martino – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £435 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2019’

Tavis Potts – University of Aberdeen received a SSGS award of £1900 to support ‘What is a ‘Just transition’?

Carla Casas – Abertay University received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Monitoring atmospheric soil – Geoverbund’

Ehsan Jorat – Abertay University received a SSGS award of £750 to support travel to ‘Finalise a research proposal with University of Technology, Malaysia’

Alistair Geddes – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘CBHE database’

Huw Mithan – University of Dundee received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Periglacial modification of deglaciated terrain’

Laurence De Clippele – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £460 to support attendance at ‘GEOHAB 2019’

Richard Delf – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £733 to support attendance at ‘IGS Symposium on Radioglaciology’

Ivonne Garcia – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2019’

Emma Graf – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Evacuation of earthquake triggered landslide in Nepalese Himalayas’

Georgios Kazadinis – University of Edinburgh received a SSGS award of £200 to support attendance at ‘Edinburgh Genomics training course’

Luke Daly – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘Meteoritical Society meeting, Japan’

Nick Kamenos – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Blue carbon under global change’

Ellen MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £268 to support ‘Calcification of Scottish Coraline algae’

John MacDonald – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Removal of ecotoxic metals from wastewater’

Aine O’Brien – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £1800 to support ‘Bulk analysis of complex organics in Martian Meteorites’

John Shi – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £1500 to support attendance at ‘Multi-stakeholders workshop, Lobitos Peru’

Charlotte Slaymark – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £350 to support attendance at ‘INQUA 2019, Dublin’

Richard Williams – University of Glasgow received a SSGS award of £2250 to support ‘Catchment response to landsliding’

Will Harcourt – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £2500 to support ‘Developing the use of millimetre wave radar for 3D mapping glaciers’

Coralie Hunt – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £380 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2019’

Craig Smeaton – University of St Andrews received a SSGS award of £825 to support ‘Antarctica’s sedimentary carbon store’

Roseanne McDonald – University of Stirling received a SSGS award of £520 to support attendance at ‘EGU 2019’

Gillian MacKinnon – SUERC received a SSGS award of £750 to support ‘Does sediment particle size influence the carbon storage capacity of Scottish seagrass meadows’

Peter Gilbert – UHI received a SSGS award of £750 to support attendance at ‘Symposium of European Freshwater Scientists’

SAGES Travel Impact Awards and Reports

Marja Smith VandenHouten – University of Aberdeen received a STI award of £227 to support travel costs to attend ‘Tackling Plastic Waste & Pollution Conference, Edinburgh’

Chris Holdsworth – University of Glasgow received a STI award of £243 to support travel costs to attend ‘Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum, London’

SAGES Training Support Scheme Awards and Reports

Dr Marie Porter – SAMS received a STSS award of £500 to support the ‘Python Retreat’ in November 2018.

Dr David Green – University of Aberdeen received a STSS award of £1000 to support the ‘UAV Platforms workshop’ in January 2019.

Professor William Austin – University of St Andrews received a STSS award of £1000 to support ‘Training at Sea: Scotland’s Floating University’ in July 2019.

Dr Richard Boothroyd – University of Glasgow received a STSS award of £1000 to support ‘River styles short course: Fluvial geomorphology for river practitioners in the Phillipines’ in November 2019.

Marta Argemi Cierco – University of Glasgow received a STSS award of £1000 to support ‘R training for Environmental Scientists’ in December 2019.

Dr Alistair Geddes – University of Dundee received a STSS award of £1000 to support ‘Introduction open-source GIS and mapping & assessing their social potential’ in December 2019.