Systematics and taxonomy scheme
This scheme is administered by the Systematics Association and the Linnean Society.
- Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
- Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) - contributed to applications which focus on priority species in the UK Biodiversity Action Plan
Number of projects funded
12 - for results see external links.
To provide short-term funding for research in systematics and taxonomy. The initiative is intended to support preliminary research that will form the basis of novel responsive mode proposals with a substantial systematics/taxonomy component.
- To stimulate the submission of high quality taxonomy and systematics-related research proposals to the UK's Research Councils. To improve representation of systematics and taxonomy in the UK Research Council's portfolio