Grant Reports

Below is a selection of reports written by students who have received a NEAF Grant in Aid. These reports show how NEAF supports wide-ranging research and how these grants are a valuable aid to the receiving student.

  • Caleb Hamilton reports on research conducted during 2013 at the Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt. Download report here.
  • Aleksandra Michalewicz reports on research conducted during six weeks in Georgia. Download report here.
  • Edna Wong tells us a little about ceramic characterisation and inter-site variability in Iran. Download report here.
  • Ruth Ward tells us about her research into the contents of humble pits that are found in Bronze Age temples. Download report here.
  • James Fraser reports on his Jordanian survey to learn more about the huge Bronze Age burial tumuli that dot the landscape. Download report here.
  • D'arne O'Neill fills us in on her study of stone and metal miniatures that have been excavated from a cemetery in Yemen. Download report here.
  • Karyn Wesselingh reports on her trip to Jordan to collect data on ancient diet and animal management. Download report here.
  • Diane Barker reports on her excavations at the site of Tell Abraq in the United Arab Emirates. Download report here.
  • Diane Barker also reports on her findings from the Bronze Age pottery from Tell Abraq in the United Arab Emirates. Download report here.

NEAF 2014 Grant Recipients

NEAF congratulates the recipients of 2014 NEAF Grants.

Yasmina Wicks (PhD student) - University of Sydney - Leone Crawford ($5000) for research at the University of Naples l'Orientale into unique Elamite funerary practices.

Joshua Emmitt (PhD student) - University of Auckland - Southwell-Kealy ($3500) for research regarding the identification of variability in settlement and economy in Neolithic Egypt through ceramic analysis.

Sarah Ricketts (MA student) - Monash University - Sam Eames Grant-in-Aid ($1000) for research into the lithic assemblage of the Mut al-Kharab site, Dakleh Oasis, Egypt.

Ana Becerra (PhD student) - University of Sydney - Grant-in-Aid ($2000) for research into the iconography of the elite arts in Elam, Assyria, Persia.

Sarah Midford (PhD student) - University of Melbourne - Grant-in-Aid ($1000) for research into the cultural interaction between antiquity and the early 20th century at Troy and Gallipoli.