jueves, enero 19, 2017

John W. Wells grants in Paleontology

Ayudas para la investigacion en Paleontología

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) invites applications from GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS FOR THE 2017 JOHN W. WELLS GRANTS-IN-AID OF RESEARCH PROGRAM to support collections based research in any field of paleontology. The program awards grants of up
to $500 to visit PRI's collections.

This grant honors John W. Wells (1907 - 1994), past President of the
PRI Board of Trustees, a long-time geology faculty member at Cornell
University, and one of the world's leading authorities on fossil and
living corals.

PRI houses one of the largest collections of invertebrate fossils in
North America, with particular strengths in Cenozoic mollusks from the
Western Hemisphere, and marine invertebrates of the northeastern U.S.,
especially the Devonian of central New York. PRI's collection can be
searched online at www.pricollectionsdatabase.org.

Applications should include a brief (one page)description of the
research project, a budget justification and a letter of recommendation.


Please e-mail your application material to Dr. Gregory P. Dietl,
Curator of Cenozoic Invertebrates at gpd3@cornell.edu.

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