Reference numberWF/211
Previous numbers211
TitleGrant application from University of the West Indies to the Wolfson Foundation
DescriptionPapers of application from University of the West Indies to the Wolfson Foundation for a grant contribution towards a marine laboratory. The cricketer Sir Frank Worrell was involved in advocating for the application, arguing that the Great Coral Reefs of the North Coast of Jamaica were valuable for marine research, including research into coral reef. Tom F Goreau was principal scientist on the project, but died in post aged 45.

The application was made to the Wolfson Foundation's 'Science and Medicine' programme area.

The application meeting was held on 9 February 1965.

Correspondents include: Sir Frank Worrell; John Cockcroft FRS; Frederick Russell FRS; HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Solly Zuckerman FRS.

Grant amount awarded: £30,584
Grant amount paid: £30,584
Extent1 file
Access statusClosed
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Administrative historyPart of the Wolfson Foundation archive - in archival storage at the Royal Society.
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