Funding gratefully acknowledges funding from the following sources.





International Association of SedimentologistsJanuary 2020£3000/year for 3 yearsTo support website development and the employment of a science writer to provide content on the website.
Antarctic Science BursarySeptember 2020£3522Educational Bursary from Antarctic Science to support website development, a science writer, and development of more introductory resources including the Antarctica StoryMap Series.
The Curry Fund of the Geologists’ AssociationMarch 2019£2972To support further employment of a science writer
British Society for Geomorphology Outreach AwardDecember 2018£992To fund an exhibit at the Geographical Association Annual Conference, in Manchester, April 2019
Royal Holloway Research Strategy FundJuly 2018£5000Employ a science writer (Dr Jacob Bendle).


Manage updates and hosting/domain name costs for 5 years

Quaternary Research AssociationSeptember 2012£500Website development costs
Scientific Committee on Antarctic ResearchSeptember 2012£1260Website development costs

Whilst the QRA supports this initiative, the views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the QRA.

We acknowledge the assistance of The Curry Fund of the Geologists’ Association.


I am a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Univeristy, specialising in glaciology and glacial geology. I wrote and developed the website as part of an ongoing commitment to outreach, education and research impact. Read more about me at

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