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Welcome to the Parkes Foundation


The 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)


Student Grants

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.

Applications for Small and PhD grants open on 15 March 2022 and close on 16 April 2022. [see details]


The Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture 2021/22

Professor Geoffrey A. Harrison (1927-2017)

Details to be confirmed.

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