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Professor Volker Heyd awarded ERC Advanced Grant

12 April 2018

Professor Volker Heyd has been awarded an advanced grant of over €10M from the European Research Council (ERC) in funding for his project 'The Yamnaya Impact on Prehistoric Europe'.

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:

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