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ECWG offering 2017 exploration grants for graduate students

The Explorers Club Washington Group (ECWG) is offering exploration grants to graduate students enrolled in colleges or universities in Washington, D.C.; Virginia; West Virginia or Maryland and who are under the supervision of a qualified scientist or educator. The exploraion … Continue reading

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Five grantees receive ECWG exploration research awards for 2015

  Grace Capshaw, University of Maryland, Biology. “Hearing in caves: auditory evolution in cave-adapted lungless salamanders (family Plethodontidae)”, Tennessee, $785. Animals rely on sensory information to respond to environmental stimuli and to guide behavior. Selective pressures influence sensory evolution to … Continue reading

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ECWG awards 5 exploration research grants

The Explorers Club Washington Group is awarding a total of $15,652 in exploration grants to five graduate students. The ECWG’s Grants Committee selected the awardees from 36 graduate students from nine universities in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District … Continue reading

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2014 Exploration grant winners

The ECWG Board of Directors awarded these 2014 Exploration Grants as recommend by the ECWG Grants Committee: Rebecca Biermann, M.A, George Washington University, Anthropology, Study title: New Approaches to Understanding Human Behavioral Evolution from Stone Artifacts: Applying Photogrammetry at Olorgesailie, … Continue reading

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2013 ECWG Exploration Grant awardees

This list of 2013 ECWG Exploration and Field Research Grants for graduate students includes each awardee’s name, the university he or she is attending, the academic discipline, the research topic, and the location where the research will be conducted. Andrew Du, … Continue reading

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