Professor Volker Heyd awarded ERC Advanced Grant
12 April 2018
The ERC’s advanced grants support exceptional researchers, who are leaders in their field, in undertaking ambitious research projects. The grants are awarded under the 'excellent science' pillar of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme.
One of five University of Bristol recipients of a grant, Professor Heyd is a Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology.
The other recipients are as follows:
- Professor Ian Manners in the School of Chemistry for his project ‘2D Hierarchical Block Copolymer Self-Assembly’
- Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies for her project ‘Modern Marronage? The Pursuit and Practice of Freedom in the Contemporary World’
- Professor Mark Szczelkun in the School of Biochemistry for his project ‘Molecular mechanisms, evolutionary impacts and applications of prokaryotic epigenetic-targeted immune systems’.
- Professor Michael Benton in the School of Earth Sciences for his project ‘Innovation and opportunity in the evolution of life’