- promoting the study of biosocial sciences -
Welcome to the Parkes 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)
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 Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture 2018
Professor Geoffrey A. Harrison (1927-2017)
This year, the prize is awarded to Professor C G Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Human Population Biology and Health & Director of Research (Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Department of Public Health), University of Cambridge, UK. The title of his talk is: From genes to latrines: A biosocial journey.
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