Irene Levi-Sala CARE Archaeological Foundation 
2017    Project Title: “Prepared forever and a day: pre-burial treatment of a new pair of plastered crania from                                   Beisamoun”; 
            PI: F. Bocquentin – CNRS ArcScan Nanterre France
            Co-PI: F. Berna, Dept. of Archaeolgy, SFU, Burnaby BC, Canada
    Duration: 1 year; Amount: US$ 3,700

Wenner-Gren Foundation


Program: Symposia

Title of sponsored symposium: "Fire and the Genus Homo"

PI: F. Berna, CoPI: D. Sandgathe

Dept of  Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada


Program: Vice President Academic Conference Fund

Title of sponsored conference: "Heat and Human Evolution - 3rd Annual Symposium of the Human Evolutionary Study Program"

PI:  F. Berna, 

Dept of  Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada

(2 days: 4,000 CAD)


Program: SSHRC-Insight Grant

Proposal Title: "The evolution of the use of fire from the Oldowan to the late Stone Age at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa"

PI:  F. Berna, 

Dept of  Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada

(48 months: 169,854 CAD)


Program: SSHRC-Insight Grant 

Proposal Title: "Early Hominin Innovation and Technological Change: Investigations in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa"

      PI: M. Chazan, Dept of Anthropology, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

co-PI: F. Berna, Dept of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, Canada (48 Months: 238,000 CAD)


Program: SSHRC-SFU Institutional Grant - Small

Proposal Title: "Archaeology of fire: exploring ultrahigh resolution protocols for the identification of wood ash in early human sites"

PI:  F. Berna, 

Dept of  Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada

(24 months: 5,698 CAD)


Program: Insight Development Grant

Proposal Title: "Evaluating the nature of fire associated with Homo erectus in Africa and Eurasia"

PI:  F. Berna, 

Dept of  Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada

(24 months: 71,400 CAD)


Program: Archaeometry (BCS). 

Proposal Title: "Improvements to Soil Micromorphology Laboratory" (No BCS-0917739).

PI:  P. Goldberg and Co-PI: F. Berna, Dep Archaeolgy, Boston University, Boston MA, USA

(36 months: 332,000 USD)


Program: Marie Curie Outgoing International (OIF). 

Title: Prehistoric pyrotechnology: insights on hominid behavior from high resolution study of combustion features (No CT-2006-041053).

Coordinator: Prof. G. Artioli, Dip Scienze della Terra, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy

(36 months: 355,000 Euro)


Program: Marie Curie Individual. 

Title: 10Be/9Be ratios in authigenic minerals: a new dating method in prehistory (No HPMF-CT-2001-01352). 

Coordinator:  Prof. S. Weiner, Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

(24 months: 132,000 Euro)


Program: TMR mobility fellowship. 

Coordinator: Prof. N. Goren-Inbar, Institute of Archaeology Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

(1 Month: 6000 NIS).


Program: Erasmus Scholarship at King's College of London (UK).

Coordiantor: Prof B. Chiarelli, Istituto di Antropologia, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze Italy

(12 months: 11,000,000 LIT)