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Tim Whitmore Zoology Fund

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Wendy visiting the Department in March 2014 to meet Fund recipients Veronica Zamora Guttierez, Sarah Luke, David Williams and Andrew Bladon.

The Department of Zoology has received from Mrs Wendy Whitmore a donation in memory of her late husband, Dr Tim Whitmore. A similar donation was also given to the Department of Geography.

The income of the Fund shall be used at the discretion of the Managers to support the training of Graduate Students in the Department of Zoology, particularly those from developing countries, working in conservation science or in the sustainable use of biological resources.

Applications should be addressed to the , Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.  The closing date is 2 December 2013.

Your application should include:

  • a research proposal
  • a breakdown of total costs, and the amount you are applying for
  • two academic references

Applicants are advised that the annual income at the disposal of fund managers is around £2,000.


From the Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge, 2008

The Department of Zoology is greatly indebted to Mrs Wendy Whitmore for giving a generous donation in memory of her late husband, Dr. Tim Whitmore. A similar donation was also given to the Department of Geography.

  1. The Managers of the Tim Whitmore Zoology Fund shall be the Head of the Department of Zoology and two of the University officers in the Department of Zoology who shall be appointed by the Head of the Department in the Michaelmas Term to serve for two years from 1 January following their appointment.
  2. The income of the Fund shall be used at the discretion of the Managers to support the training of Graduate Students in the Department of Zoology, particularly those from developing countries, working in conservation science or in the sustainable use of biological resources.
  3. Any unexpended income of the Fund in a financial year shall be accumulated for use as income in future years.