The panel of Bill Bailey, Robert Cameron and Georges Dussart unanimously decided that the Award should go to Anna McIvor of the University of Cambridge for her doctoral thesis on Freshwater Mussels as Biofilters. Dr McIvor describes her work in this issue.
The panel of adjudicators, Tony Walker, Elizabeth Platts and Simon Cragg were pleased to be able to make seven Grants, this year.
|Mr Josh R. Auld,||Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh: 'The reciprocal effects of plasticity in defensive and mating-system phenotypes on freshwater snails'. £1000|
|Miss Maria Campbell,||Marine Biological Association, Plymouth: 'The impact of oestrogens and xeno-oestrogens in the marine environment'. £300.>|
|Mr Jason Hoverman,||Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh: 'The evolution of phenotypic plasticity in freshwater snails'. £1000.|
|Dr Heike Reise,||Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz: 'Digital video cameras to study mating behaviour of Deroceras'. £465.|
|Mr George R Speller,||University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge: 'Spatial variability and dating of molluscan successions from the early Holocene of Ireland'. £930.|
|Mr Samuel Stanton,||Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Portsmouth: 'Combining Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy with SEM to investigate the nature, function and ontogeny of the mantle ciliation of bivalve larvae'. £989.|
|Miss Jann Vendetti,||Museum of Palaeontology, University of California: 'Protoconch comparative morphology in extinct and extant buccinid gastropods and its utility in paleobiogeography, systematics, and inferring larval mode'. £478.|
Tony Walker, Awards Secretary