Marsden Fund grants announced
03 November 2022
Source:Royal Society of New Zealand
Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, has allocated $77.391 million (excluding GST) to 113 research projects led by researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand. These grants support excellent research in the humanities, engineering, mātauranga, mathematics, science, and the social sciences for three years
The Marsden Fund continues to provide strong support for up-and-coming researchers, with 41 Fast-Start grants awarded, for a total of $14,760,000 (excluding GST). Fast-Start grants are designed to encourage the development of independent research and build momentum for exceptional careers in Aotearoa. The 2022 success rate was 13.0% for these awards. Funded projects this year cover a broad range of topics including quantifying the impact of climate change on glaciers, uncovering cultural history of the taniwha, countering resistance to antibiotics, understanding the drivers of solar cell adoption in Aotearoa, and exploring writing in vagahau Niue; the language of Niue. ...