PROF. ALAN DEIDUN

Marine Biologist & Researcher

Funding


Scientific grants received and participation in regional projects

 

2002 – Marquis Scicluna Trust Fund for postgraduate research students – to attend MECO conference in Florence, Italy

2003 – Marquis Scicluna Trust Fund for postgraduate research students – to conduct sampling visit in Lampedusa as part of PhD studies

2003 -  UNESCO Partnership Programme to conduct a sand dune restoration project at White Tower Bay

2005 – Italo-Maltese Cultural Protocol – to attend SIBM 35th annual congress in Trieste, Italy

2007 – Italo-Maltese Cultural Protocol - to attend SIBM 37th annual congress in Santa Margerita Ligure, Italy

2008 – Italo-Maltese Cultural Protocol - to attend SIBM 38th annual congress in Cesenatico, Italy

2008 – UNESCO Partnership Programme – to develop DVD on the Maltese Natural Environment for Maltese schools

2009 – Italo-Maltese Cultural Protocol - to attend SIBM 39th annual congress in Livorno, Italy

2009 – University of Malta Research Committee – to conduct research project on the genetic analyses of talitrid amphipods from Maltese sandy beaches

2009 - University of Malta Research Committee Grant 31-383

2010 – University of Malta Research Committee Grant 31-383

2011-2012 – Coordinator obo IOI-MOC of recently-approved Interreg project PANACEA (revised budget: 1.22 million euros)


Submitted regional proposals awaiting approval

 

The undersigned has contributed to refining IOI-MOC’s participation in the      following project

funding proposals still awaiting approval:

 

Funding mechanism: ENPI-CBCMED

Project title: SEAMONET

Submitted: October 2009

 

Funding mechanism: FP7 – Oceans of Tomorrow

Project title: PERSEUS

Submitted: January 2011

 

Funding mechanism: FP7

Project title: Oceanworld

Submitted: January 2011-01-05

 

Submitted regional proposals not approved

 

The undersigned has contributed to refining IOI-MOC’s participation in the      following project

funding proposals which have not been approved:

 

Funding mechanism: Interreg

Project title:TURSIOPE

Submitted: March 2010

Participation in previous and ongoing scientific projects

 

2004-2006: CIESM (International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea) PORTAL project

 

2009-date: CIESM Jellywatch and Tropical Signals projects

 

The undersigned is also currently the scientific coordinator of the Spot the Jellywatch citizen-science initiative, which has earned international recognition – consult:

 

http://www.scienceforcitizens.net/blog/2010/08/spot-the-jellyfish-here-or-in-malta/

 

and

 

http://www.science20.com/citizen_science_journal/jellyfish_reporting_citizen_scientists_malta