Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland

Small Grant Rounds

Small Grant Rounds

Click on the links below to download reports from successful and completed MASTS Small Grants Scheme awards.

MASTS Emerging from Lock-down grants 2022

With awards of up to £5,000, we would like to congratulate the following recipients of the MASTS 2021 Emerging from Lockdown small grants round.

 
MASTS Technology Small Grant Round April 2021
  • T1: Micro-Caster: a low cost winch for robotic kayaks (Phil Anderson, SAMS)
  • T2: Very-high-sensitivity light-intensity measurement in the deep sea (Andrew Brierley, University of St Andrews)
  • T3: A lab on a chip: Using nano-plasmonic tongues for building miniaturised ecosystem sensors (Greig Govenlock, University of St Andrews)
  • T4: Testing a potential low cost conductivity method for determining salinity (Mark James, University of St Andrews)
  • T5: Killer whale predation of seals in the coastal waters of Scotland: investigating the ecological drivers and consequences of an apex predator-prey interaction (Julia Sutherland, University of St Andrews)
MASTS Marine Biogeochemistry Forum Small Grant Round March 2021


2020

MASTS Coastal Forum Small Grant Round June 2020
MASTS Marine Biogeochemistry Forum Small Grant Round March 2020


2019

MASTS Marine Stressors Forum Small Grant Round June 2019
MASTS Oil & Gas Environmental Research Forum Small Grant Round April 2019
MASTS Numerical & Experimental Hydrodynamic Modelling Forum Small Grant Round April 2019

 

2018

Small Grants Round – December 2018
Marine Renewable Energy Forum INORE travel grants round – June 2018
OGER Forum small grants round – June 2018
Marine Biogeochemistry Forum small grants round – June 2018
  • MBFSG34: Understanding microbial oil-degradation processes in the deep sea using an in-situ stable isotope probing (SIP) pulse-chase experiment (Tony Gutierrez & Andrew Sweetman, Heriot Watt)
  • MBFSG36: Geochemical reconstructions of ocean acidification from coralline algae – insights from the Great Barrier Reef (Ellen Macdonald, Glasgow)
MASTS Sustainable Aquaculture Forum Student Bursary Grant Round March 2018


PHASE II

Small Grants Round – April 2018


2017

MASTS Oil & Gas Environmental Research Forum Small Grant Round June 2017
MASTS Marine Stressors Forum Small Grant Round June 2017
  • MSSG9: Benthic Ecosystem Response to Increasing Aquaculture Stress (Elena Lo Giudice Cappelli, St Andrews)
  • MSSG11: Ecotoxicology of sunscreen on tropical corals in a changing ocean (Alice Tagliati, Heriot Watt)
MASTS Marine Renewable Energy Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Marine Biogeochemistry Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Coastal Processes & Dynamics Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Sustainable Aquaculture Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Numerical Hydrodynamic Modelling Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Technology, Platforms & Sensors Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Deep Sea Forum Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Small Grant Round May 2017
MASTS Marine Stressors Forum Small Grant Round March 2017
  • MSSG5: Balancing sub-lethal impacts of environmental stressors: enhanced survival in a multiple stressor world? (Jinhua Mao, Glasgow University)
  • MSSG6: Ecotoxicology of sunscreen on tropical corals in a changing ocean (Alice Tagliati, Heriot Watt University)
  • MSSG3: Effects of aquatic noise on the European sea urchin Echinus esculentus in different temperature contexts (Karen Diele, ENU)


2016

MASTS Numerical Hydrodynamic Modelling Forum Small Grant Round November 2016
MASTS Small Grants Round November 2016
MASTS Small Grants Round June 2016
MASTS Marine Biogeochemistry Forum Small Grants Round – May 2016


2015

Technology, Platforms & Sensors Forum Funding Round – October 2015
Coastal Process & Dynamics Form Grant Round – October 2015
Small Grants Funding Round – June 2015
Marine Planning & Governance Forum Small Grant Round – August 2015
Marine Energy Outreach Grant Round – August 2015
Fisheries Science Forum Grants to attend an ICES Working Group or Conference – August 2015
Technology, Platforms & Sensors Forum Funding Round – October 2014
Sustainable Aquaculture Forum Funding Round – March 2015
Fisheries Science Forum Student Funding Round – May 2015
Marine Biogeochemistry Forum Small Grant Round – May 2015
  • MBFSG3: Photochemical and microbial degradation of particulate terrigenous organic matter in intertidal sediments (Evina Gontikaki, Aberdeen)
  • MBFSG4: Investigation into the carbon biogeochemistry of Caribbean mesophotic coral reefs (Tamara Green, St Andrews)
  • MBFSG5: Investigating the effects of flow on the biogeochemistry of an Orkney maerl reef (Jen Loxton, UHI)
  • MBFSG8: Saltmarsh restoration and blue carbon subsidisation (Ben Taylor, St Andrews)


2014

Technology, Platforms & Sensors Forum Funding Round – October 2014
October 2014 Small Grant Funding Round
Coastal Zone Forum Student Grants – September 2014
Marine Biodiversity, Function & Services Theme Small Grant Round – September 2014
Deep Sea Forum Grant Round – September 2014
Marine Energy Forum Grant Round – September 2014
Dynamics and Properties of Marine Systems Grant Round – July 2014
May 2014 Funding Round
Deep Sea Forum Grant Round – March 2014
Marine Energy Forum Grant Round – March 2014
Marine Biodiversity Function and Services Theme Grant Round – March 2014


2013

November 2013 Funding Round
June 2013 Funding Round
Deep Sea Forum Small Grant Round – April 2013


2012

October 2012 Funding Round
June 2012 Funding Round


2011

November 2011 Funding Round
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