Jörg Bollmann Research Laboratory

Projects and Grants

2014 – 2016 Collaboration between UofT and Geothe University, UofT Grant, Total of CAD 11,500. PI

2013 – 2018 The response of marine microplankton to climate change, NSERC Discovery Grant, 27,000 per year, Total of CAD 135,000. PI.

2010 – 2011 The response of marine microplankton to climate change, NSERC Discovery Grant, 21,100 per year, Total of CAD 21,000. PI.

2008 A precision laboratory system for high resolution environmental analysis, Matching funds project, total of CAD 978,354; Department of Geology UofT CAD 120,000; Canadian Fund for Innovation, CAD 333,912; Ontario Research for Research Infrastructure Funding, Industry CAD 190,530. 

2006 – 2008 Foraminifera Picking Robot, Connaught New Staff Matching Grant, University of Toronto. Total funding CAD 50,000; UofT CAD 30,000; Olympus Soft Imaging Solutions CAD 20,000.

2006 – 2010 The response of marine microplankton to climate change, NSERC Discovery Grant, CAD 105,500 

2006 – 2008 Automated microscopy, NSERC RTI Grant, CAD 149,643

2006 – 2007 “HOT” cathode, cathode luminescence system, in collaboration with Ed Spooner, NSERC RTI Grant, CAD 100,000

2006 – 2007 Enhancement of Field and Lab-Based Teaching in Environmental Science at UofT; In collaboration with Sarah Finkelstein, Joe Desloges and Don Boyes; SE Fund, UofT, CAD 157,00

2006 – 2007 Genetic variations of coccolithophores, Connaught Start-up Grant, University of Toronto, CAD 10,000

2005 Start-up grant, Department of Geology, University of Toronto, CAD 150,000

2005 – 2008 “Mobility Matters, tools for student mobility”. Project leader in collaboration with Koni Osterwalder, Prof. Edi Kissling and Prof. Rubens Kretzschma. ETHplus project, sFr. 1.500.000

2004 – 2006 “Self-directed Learning Earth Dynamics (SEED)”. Project leader in collaboration with Prof. H. Weissert. Funded by the ETH fond FILEP. sFr. 171.000

http://www.lead.ethz.ch

2003 – 2005 “Oceanic nutrient cycling, ecology and climate: from oceanic to marginal environments-Phase 2”. Principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein, Dr. G. Haug and Dr. R. Schiebel. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). sFr. 485.000

2002 – 2004 “The analysis and application of Florisphaera profunda and the deep photic zone nannoflora in plankton and sediment samples during the last 1 MA”. Principal investigator in collaboration with Dr. Patrick Quinn. ETH research project. sFr. 100.000,-

2000 – 2003 “Oceanic nutrient cycling, ecology and climate: from oceanic to marginal environments”. Co-principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein, Dr. G. Haug and Dr. R. Schiebel. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). ). sFr. 720.000,-

2000 – 2003 “Learning EArth’s Dynamics, LEAD“. Project leader in collaboration with Prof. .J-B. Burg. Funded by the ETH council. sFr. 410.000,-

http://www.lead.ethz.ch

1999 – 2000 Acquisition and programming of an automated incident light microscope. In collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. Funded by the ETHZ. sFr. 40.000,-

1999 Acquisition and design of an automated transmitted light microscope (LEICA DMRXA). In collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. Funded by the ETHZ. sFr. 170.000,-

1999 “The Electronic Microfossil Image Database System, EMIDAS” Principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein and Dr. U. Wortmann. Funded by the Swiss Federal Agency for Education and Science. sFr. 6.000,-

http://www.emidas.ethz.ch/

1998 – 2002 “Coccolithophorid evolutionary biodiversity and ecology network, CODENET”. Co-principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. EC-TMR project funded by the Swiss Federal Agency for Education and Science. sFr. 386.000,-
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/ina/CODENET/

1997- 2001 “Calcareous Plankton Ecology and Taxonomy”. Co-principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). sFr. 391.143,-

1997 – 2000 “COmputer Guided Nannofossil Identification System, COGNIS”. Co-principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein and Siegfried Brechner. ETH research project. sFr. 119.000,-

1997 – 1998 Acquisition and programming of a fully automated scanning electron microscope, Philips XL30. In collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. Funded by ETHZ. sFr. 248.000,-

1996 – 1999 “CANary Islands Azores Gibraltar Observations, CANIGO”. Co-principal investigator in collaboration with Prof. H.R. Thierstein. EC-MAST III project funded by the Swiss Federal Agency for Education and Science (BBW Project Nr. 95.0355). sFr. 458.000,-