Funding

Troll attracted EUR 1.75 M in grant funding between 2003 and 2007 at Trinity College Dublin (previous employment), of which EUR 1.35 M came directly to TCD.

Since his instalment at Uppsala University (UU) in 2008, he obtained approximately SEK 43 M (ca. EUR 4.5 M) in external funding to come directly to UU. In addition another SEK 3.2 M (ca. EUR 0.34 M) have been attracted through partner institutions.

 

A list of the more significant grants is provided below.

 

Grants at Uppsala University

 

2017, Center for Natural Disaster Sciences (CNDS)

What drives giant landslides on ocean islands? (Troll, Deegan, Lazor, Majka, Barker, Högdahl).

Awarded: 1.5 MSEK

 

2017, Swedish Research Council (VR)

Magmatism in the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP) (Troll, Deegan).

Awarded: 2.8 MSEK

 

2016, Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Education (STINT)

Collaboration with the University of Cape Town on ocean island volcanism (Deegan, Harris, Troll).

Awarded: 0.8 MSEK

 

2015, Geological Survey of Canada

Logistical support for expedition to Queen Elisabeth Islands, N-Canada (Troll, Deegan, Bedard).

Awarded: 0.5 MSEK

 

2015, Mourne, Cooley & Gullion Trourism Board, UK

Commission for production of a ‘Geological Field Guide’ (Meade, Troll, Emeleus).

Awarded: 0.2 MSEK

 

2015, Mourne, Cooley & Gullion Trourism Board, UK

Testing the volatile budget of granitic magmas in shale-type continental crusts (Troll, Deegan, Burchardt, Geiger, Mattsson).

Awarded: 0.1 MSEK

 

2014, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

VOLTAGE - A new approach to assess volcanic terranes for geothermal energy potential (Troll, Deegan).

Awarded: 3 MSEK

2014, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Boron isotope behaviour in crustal magma chambers: Insights into the recycling of volatile tracer elements (Deegan, Troll).

Awarded: 3.5 MSEK

2013, Royal Swedish Academy (KVA)

Oxygen isotope analysis of pyroxenes from the Sunda volcanic arc, Indonesia (Budd, Troll).

Awarded: 0.03 MSEK

2013, Royal Swedish Academy (KVA)

Floating stones off El Hierro: nature, origin and implications (Zaczek-Pedroza, Troll).

Awarded: 0.04 MSEK

2013, Royal Swedish Academy (KVA)

Boron isotopes in lavas and carbonate xenoliths from Lanzarote (Deegan, Troll).

Awarded: 0.05 MSEK

2013, Royal Swedish Academy (KVA)

Ancient Zircons in Volcanics from NE-Iceland (Berg, Troll).

Awarded: 0.03 MSEK

2013, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Sumatra - Geochemical forensics on an active volcanic arc (Saunders, Troll).

Awarded: 3.4 MSEK

 

2012, ESF-MeMoVolc

Latest developments in volcano tectonics, Workshop Support Grant (Galland, Burchardt, Troll).

Awarded: 0.1 MSEK

 

2012, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU)

Swedish Mine Dumps; a potential low-cost source of hi-tec metals (Troll, Högdahl, Jonsson, Majka).

Awarded: 1.2 MSEK

 

2012, Faculty of Science and Technology (TekNat), Uppsala University

Strategic infrastructure funding; Upgrade of the FEG-EMPA laboratory (Troll).

Awarded: 0.9 MSEK

 

2012, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Thermomechanic processes acting on xenolith in magma chambers (Burchardt, Troll, Koyi).

Awarded: 3.1 MSEK

 

2011, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Unravelling magma-crust interaction - an experimental approach (Troll, Deegan).

Awarded: 2.2 MSEK

2011, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Recycling high-tec metals from Swedish mine dumps (Högdahl, Jonsson, Troll).

Awarded: 2.1 MSEK

2011, NORDVULK, Iceland

Co-funding towards a joint PhD student working on the origin of large volume rhyolite eruptions in NE-Iceland (Berg, Troll, Burchardt).

Awarded: 1 MSEK to fund 2 of 4 years of PhD salary

 

2011, Centre for Natural Disaster Sciences (CNDS) Sweden

Temporal evolution of the sub-volcanic plumbing system of Katla volcano, Iceland (Troll, Budd).

Awarded: 2.2 MSEK

2011, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)

Experimental tests of zircon stability under variable P-T conditions (Majka, Troll).

Awarded: 0.1 MSEK

2011, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)

Experimental approaches to crustal CO2 release - application to Java, Indonesia (Deegan, Troll).

Awarded: 0.06 MSEK

2011, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)

Investigating submarine volcanic edifices: the early stages of large oceanic islands (Barker, Troll).

Awarded: 0.07 MSEK

2010, SINDRI, Faroese Petroleum Consortium (Atlanticon), Faroe Islands

Crustal composition below the Faroe basalt sequence (Troll, Meade, Barker, Freda).

Awarded: 1.7 MSEK

2010, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Behaviour of brittle bodies in viscous media (Burchardt, Koyi, Troll).

Awarded: 0.8 MSEK

2010, Centre for Natural Disaster Science (CNDS), Sweden

Icelandic ash and its impact on Sweden (Troll, Burchardt, Barker).

Awarded: 0.28 MSEK

2010, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Supplementory support for field expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia (Troll, Jolis).

Awarded: 0.1 MSEK

2009, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Variations in the Cape Verde hotspot - from submarine plateau to phenocryst zonation (Barker, Troll).

Awarded: 0.4 MSEK

2009, K. & A. Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden

Equipment grant to install a new microprobe facility at UU (Troll).

Awarded: 7.3 MSEK

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2009, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Origin and evolution of andesite (Troll, Harris).

Awarded: 0.5 MSEK

 

2009, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU)

Origin and evolution of apatite-iron ore in the Bergslagen mining district (Troll, Högdahl).

Awarded: 1 MSEK

2008, National Science Foundation Sweden (VR)

Magma-crust interaction and associated volatile emission in the Java segment of the Sunda arc, Indonesia (Troll).

Awarded: 1 MSEK

 

 

Grants at Trinity College Dublin

 

2007, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Research Frontiers Programme project

Micro-analytical approaches at Teide volcano, Tenerife - Understanding the evolution of oceanic island volcanoes (Troll).

Awarded: 130,000 EUR (2007-2010)

SFI support for this project ended June 2008 due to transfer from Ireland to Sweden.

2007, Irish Research Council for Science and Technology (IRCSET)

Funding of a PhD student working on "Volatile emission and magma-crust interaction along the Java segment of the Sunda arc, Indonesia" (Blythe, Troll).

Awarded: 75,000 EUR

2007, Irish Research Council for Science and Technology (IRCSET)

Fundinf of a PhD student working on "Volcano morphology in Central America and the Lesser Antilles" (Mathieu, Troll).

Awarded: 75,000 EUR

 

2007, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Equipment funding to install an MC-ICPMS at UCD. Grant jointly awarded to Daly (UCD), McDermott (UCD), Gamble (UCC), Chew (TCD), Troll (TCD).

Awarded: 300,000 EUR.

2006, Enterprise Ireland International Collaboration Grant

to work with Dr John Murray at the Open University, UK and Prof. B. van Wyk de Vries in Clermont-Ferrand, France on project “Volcano-tectonics on Mars”.

Awarded: 8,500 EUR.

 

2006, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Equipment Fund

Installation of a microdrill facility in Ireland. The grant has been jointly awarded to S. Daly (UCD), J. Gamble (UCC) and Troll (TCD).

Awarded: 50,000 EUR.

 

2006, Irish Research Council for Science and Technology (IRCSET)

Internal structure of the NE-rift zone of Tenerife (Troll, Delcamp, Carracedo).

Awarded: 72,000 EUR.

 

2006, National Geographic Society, USA

Tracing the movement of magma beneath ancient and active volcanic setting (Petronis, Troll).

Awarded: 20,000 USD, of which 50% went to Northern-Highlands-University, Las Vegas, USA, 50% came to TCD.

2006, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Equipment funding to install a microdrill facility in Ireland.

Grant jointly awarded to J. Gamble (UCC), S. Daly (UCD) and Troll (TCD). The facility is based at UCD as it offered the best clean lab conditions.

Awarded: 50,000 EUR

 

2006, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Equipment funding to install an XRF laboratory at TCD (Troll, Chew).

Awarded: 48,000 EUR

2004, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Magma genesis across five crustal terranes; the British-Irish Igneous Province (Troll).

Awarded: 140,000 EUR.

 

 

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