Past Grantees

The Jurassic Foundation is a uniquely important institution for young dinosaur palaeontologists and has an outstandingly positive track record in supporting research.” – Richard J. Butler, Ph.D., Birmingham Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK; JF grantee Spring 2004

Fall 2010

Holly Barden

“A Biochemical Study of Archaeopteryx lithographica Using Synchrotron Rapid Scanning X-Ray Fluorescence”

University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.


Daniel Field

“Testing the Phylogenetic Predictions of Torosaurus/Triceratops Synonymy”

Yale University, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.


Tom Hübner

“Revision and Comparison of Dryosaurus altus (Morrison Formation, USA) and Dysalotosaurus lettowvorbecki(Tendaguru Formation, Tanzania) – Implications for the Ontogeny, Evolution, and Paleobiogeography of Basal Iguanodontid Ornithopod Dinosaurs”

Deutsche Paläontologische Gesellschaft, SVP, Hannover, Germany


Susannah Maidment and Philip Mannion

“Rediscovering Lost Holotypes: The Stegosaur and Basal Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs of China”

Natural History Museum, London and University College London, London, U.K.


Shaena Montanari

“Reconstructing Late Cretaceous Paleoenvironments in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia Using Geochemistry of Fossil Eggshells”

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, U.S.A.


Karin Peyer

“Fossils of the Late Jurassic “Les Bessons” Quarry in Canjuers, Southeastern France”

Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France


Emanuel Tschopp and Octávio Mateus

“A 3D Morphometric Study of Diplodocid Necks and Tails”

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal


Spring 2010

Cecilia Apaldetti

“Distribution of Basal Sauropodomorphs During the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic”

Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan, Argentina


Elizabeth Boatman

“Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy Characterization of Metaplastic Bone in the Crania of Stegoceras and Pachycephalosaurus (Ornithischia: Marginocephalia)”

University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.


Michael King

“Description and Incorporation of Middle Turonian-Early Coniacian Vertebrate Ichnites of the Ferron Sandstone, Emery County, Utah, Into Paleoecological, Biostratigraphic, and Sequence Stratigraphic Context”

University of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Derek Main

“Paleoecology of the Mid-Cretaceous (Cenomanian: 95 Mya) Woodbine Formation at the Arlington Archosaur Site, North Central Texas”

University of Texas, Arlington, TX, U.S.A.


Jesús Marugán-Lobón

“The Morphometric Variation of the Chinese Fossil Bird Gansus yumenensis

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.


Tetsuto Miyashita

“The Morphological and Systematic Reappraisal of the Tyrannosaurid Daspletosaurus torosus

University of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Pei Rui

“How Birds Became “Smart”: Brain Enlargement in Feathered Dinosaurs”

Columbia University and American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, U.S.A.