Funding

I am currently funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts as a Pew marine conservation fellow.

Many organisations have funded my research in the past. In particular, I am very grateful for the long-term funding or support for my research received from the Leiden Conservation Foundation, SANCCOB, the Earthwatch Institute and the Bristol Zoological Society.

Recent funded projects include:

2019 – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship (EU): MANMAX – Managing forage fisheries and marine predators to maximise conservation gains (2019–2022).

2019 – The Pew Charitable Trusts (USA): Managing forage fish and marine predators (2019–2021).

2018 – African Marine Solutions (South Africa): Release criteria and long-term survival impact of oiling on seabirds.

2018 – Uni. of Exeter, CLES Matched Studentship Funding (UK): Causes and consequences of dispersal and recruitment. Funding for a PhD student co-supervised with Steve Votier, Dave Hodgson (University of Exeter) and Alison Cotton (Bristol Zoological Society).

2018/19 – Zoological Society of San Diego (USA): The importance of immature ecology for penguin conservation and translocation.

2018 – Earthwatch Institute (USA): South African Penguins. Citizen Science project, renewal of funding for 2019–2021.

2017 – Trans-Antarctic Association (UK): Funding for travel costs to conduct king penguin fieldwork on South Georgia.

2017 – Zoological Society of San Diego (USA): Fine-scale interactions between king and African penguins and their prey. In collaboration with Andy Brierley (University of St. Andrews).

2017 – Pew Charitable Trusts (USA): Fine-scale interactions between African penguins and their prey. In collaboration with Andy Brierley.

2016 – National Research Foundation (South Africa): Identifying foraging hotspots for non-breeding seabirds in the southern Benguela. In collaboration with Astrid Jarre and Lynne Shannon (University of Cape Town).

2016 – British Antarctic Survey (UK): King penguins and the deep-scattering layer. In collaboration with Andy Brierley (University of St. Andrews), Steve Votier (University of Exeter) and Norman Ratcliffe (BAS).

2015 – Earthwatch Institute (USA): South African Penguins. Citizen Science project. Renewal of funding for 2016–2018.