Funding Successes

This page attempts to describe the various research funding successes currently enjoyed by people/groups involved in snow and ice research somehow associated with New Zealand.

2018-2020. David Prior, Huw Horgan, Christina Hulbe and international colleagues were successful in obtaining $960,000 from the Marsden Fund for their proposed research titled “Stretching ice to the limit: New flow laws for ice sheets”.

2018-2020. Andrew Mackintosh, Brian Anderson, Lionel Carter, Shaun Eaves, Kevin Norton and international colleagues were successful in obtaining $960,000 from the Marsden Fund for their proposed research titled “Did a previous collapse of the Antarctic Ice Sheet cause abrupt climate change in the Southern Hemisphere?”.

2018-2020. Dan Price and international colleagues were successful in obtaining $300,000 from the Marsden Fast-Start Fund for their proposed research titled “The solution to the Southern Ocean’s sea ice mystery – its thickness”.

2017 – 2019. Inga Smith and her international colleagues were successful in obtaining $300,000 from the Deep South National Science Challenge contestable funding round with their proposed research titled “Impacts of freshwater from icebergs and ice shelf melt in the New Zealand Earth System Model“.

2017-2019. Andrew Mackintosh, Nicolas Cullen, Jono Conway, Pascal Sirguey, Brian Anderson, Ruschle Dadic, Huw Horgan, Christian Zammit, Heather Purdie and Tim Kerr were successful in obtaining $389,213 from the Deep South National Science Challenge contestable funding round with their proposed research titled “Snow, ice and glaciers in our changing climate“.

2017. David Prior and international colleagues were successful in obtaining $ 49,863 from the University of Otago Research Grant for their proposed research titled  “Ice sheets as decks of cards: understanding mechanical anisotropy.”

2018. Ian Fuller, Sam McColl and colleagues have received funding from the Brian Mason Scientific and Technical Trust for research on the response of the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier valleys to climate variability and glacier retreat

2018. Heather Purdie, Tim Kerr and colleagues received funding from the Brian Mason Scientific and Technical Trust to help reinvigorate snow research at Broken River ski field.