HSI Science Grants
The Paddy Pallin Foundation, The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife and Humane Society International offered six (6) Science Grants in 2013, worth up to $7000 each to support field‐based, high quality ecological research. The objective of the grant program is to provide financial support for conservation‐based research of Australian species and ecosystems that will ultimately lead to tangible outcomes for management. The scope of the research is open to terrestrial, marine and freshwater research on animals and/or plants and ecological communities as per the table below:
The grants are open to postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers (within 3 years of submitting PhD). Grants are administered through the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.
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2013 Science Grant Winners
In 2013, HSI was pleased to offer two grants of $7000 each. The successful applicants were:
- PhD candidate Sarsha Gorissen of the University of Sydney
- Research student Alexander Wray-Barnes of the University of Newcastle
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2012 Science Grant Winners
In 2012, HSI was pleased to offer three grants of $7,000 each. The successful applicants were:
- PhD candidate Theodore Wenner of the University of Tasmania,
- PhD candidate Michaela Plein of the University of Melbourne and,
- PhD student Aaron Greenville of the School of Biological Sciences, Sydney University.
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2011 Marine Science Grant Winner
Humane Society International (HSI) is pleased to announce the awarding of the second of its Marine Science Grants, awarded as part of the Paddy Pallin Foundation Science Grants Program. PhD candidate Matthew Heard of the Flinders University, an outstanding young scientist, has been awarded $7,000 to look at the vulnerability of Thresher sharks to the Australian commercial and recreational fisheries. Click here for more details.
To read Matthew Heard's report of his work so far as a result of HSI's grant, click here
2010 Marine Science Grant Winner
Humane Society International (HSI) is pleased to announce that Dr Peter Macreadie of the University of Technology Sydney, an outstanding young scientist, has been awarded $7,000 to look at the effects of climate change on marine ecosystems by examining seagrasses in Lake Macquarie and Tuggerah Lakes. Click here for more details
To read Peter Macreadie's report of his work as a result of HSI's grant click here