Each year the College's Social Committee shortlist eight national and local charities to receive a donation of £400.
In the past the Ancient World Cluster at Wolfson College have supported the following persons with grants supporting their research or enabling research through conferences or guest speakers.
Mr Renan Baker: research grant for obtaining reproductions of manuscripts.
Dr David Blackman: analysis and Carbon-dating of samples from the ancient harbours of Rhamnous in Attica.
Dr Henriette van der Blom: grant supporting field work in Rome. 2nd grant for participation in the Classical Association Annual Conference 2012.
Dr Jacob Dahl: research grant to collate collection of tablets in the Louvre Museum.
Dr Janet Delaine: research grant for project on Roman architecture.
Ms Carmela Franco: grant supporting field work on Sicilian amphorae.
Dr Takashi Fujii: grant to support publication of monograph.
Ms Camille Geisz: grant supporting conference participation.
Dr Christopher Howgego: grant supporting conference participation.
Ms Kathryn Kelley: grant supporting field work in Lebanon (excavation).
Mr John Lowe: grant supporting conference participation at the University of Hong Kong with paper.
Mr Michael Macdonald: grant supporting publication of the Basalt Desert Rescue Survey.
Mr Jerome Mairat: grant supporting study of Gallic coins in various European collections.
Mr. Robin Meyer: grant supporting workshop on the Armenian language at Wolfson College.
Ms Jessica Piccinini: research grant to work on Religious centres and Cult places in Epirus.
Mr Philip Roberts: grant supporting conference participation at the University of Manchester.
Mrs Caroline Thurston: grant supporting field work (Greece).
Dr Geza Vermes: grant supporting conferenec participation.
Mr Greg Votruba: grant supporting fieldwork (reconstruction of ancient anchors).
Dr Susan Walker: grant to invite Professor Nick Sekunda of the University of Gdansk and Professor Vahtang Licheli of the University of Tbilisi to participate in Oxford conference and give talks at Wolfson College in connection with the Ancient World Lunch.
Dr Ilya Yakubovich: grant supporting participation in two conferences in Poland.
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