Past Grantees

The Jurassic Foundation generously provided funding at a crucial stage of my career. As a first-year graduate student, the challenge was not so much devising a project to pursue, but rather acquiring the means to undertake that project. The JF grant I received in Fall 2008 allowed me to travel to numerous museums in 2009 to further my ambitious research goals. Without this invaluable assistance from the Jurassic Foundation, accomplishing my goals would have been far more difficult.” – Andrew T. McDonald, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, USA, JF grantee Fall 2008

Fall 2008

Cecilia Apaldetti

“Exploration of a New Upper Triassic-Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Locality In Northwestern Argentina”

Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan, Argentina


Matteo Belvedere

“Rediscovering Triassic Dolomites’ Dinosaur Traces (Northeastern Italy)”

Università Degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy


José Carballido and Diego Pol

“Dinosaurs and Other Fossil Remains from the Early Cretaceous of Central Patagonia”

Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio, Trelew, Chubut, Argentina


Elisabete Fernandes de Almeida Malafaia

“The Portuguese Register of Upper Jurassic Theropod Dinosaurs: Paleobiogeographic Implications”

Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal


Michael Habib

“Biomechanical Contrasts of Cretaceous Birds and Pterosaurs”

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.


Andrew McDonald

“The Anatomy of Eolambia and the Phylogeny of Iguanodontia”

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


Michael Pittman

Kentrosaurus aethiopicusDicraeosaurus hansemanni, and Dicraeosaurus sattleri: Important Insights Into the Evolution and Biomechanics of Stegosaur and Sauropod Tails”

University College London, London, U.K.


Spring 2008

Karl Bates

“Locomotor Gait and Performance of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (Dinosauria: Theropoda): Integrating 3D Trackway Analysis and Musculoskeletal Modeling”

University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.


Kirstin Brink

“Ontogeny and Evolution of Hypacrosaurus stebingeri

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Michael Burns

“External and Internal Structure of Ankylosaurid (Dinosauria; Ornithischia; Ankylosauridae) Osteoderms”

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


David Dufeau

“The Evolution of Cranial Pneumaticity in Dinosauria: Patterns of Paratympanic Sinus Development”

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, U.S.A.


Derek Larson

“Paleoecological Changes in the Upper Milk River Formation (Latest Santonian) Based On Microvertebrate Fossils”

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Christopher Matson

“Paleoclimatology and Faunal Turnover in the Dinosaur Park Formation (Campanian), Alberta, Canada”

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Holly Woodward

“Population Bone Histology and Growth Rate of the Hadrosaurid Dinosaur Maiasaura peeblesorum

Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, U.S.A.