University of St Andrews

SGSD researchers awarded R&A grant

Monday 18 November 2019

The R&A (Royal and Ancient Golf Club) have awarded a grant of £90,000 over 3 years for a project entitled: A Blue Carbon Audit of Coastal Golf Courses: New Opportunities for Climate & Coastal Change Mitigation & Adaptation.

The award comes from Golf Course 2030 and is funded by the R&A through its Coastal Change Action Plan, published in 2018, to which Bill Austin contributed as part of our school’s Blue Carbon impact agenda. Grant funding includes a salary component for SGSD research fellow, Craig Smeaton.  “Fore!”

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