The Quaternary Research Association
About the QRA
The Quaternary Research Association is a research organisation interested in the last 2.6 million years of Earth's history (the Quaternary) – also known as the ‘Ice Age’.
28/03/14 - From Fossils to the Genome: Co-sponsored meeting in Irelend (23-25 May 2014) (read)
26/03/14 - Meeting: Chronology and Climate of the Last Interglacial (15 May) (read)
25/03/14 - QRA Co-sponsored Meetings (read)
02/02/14 - QRA circular highlights for Feb 2014 now available (read)
01/02/14 - 2013 QRA undergraduate prize (read)
The QRA has an active postgraduate community with around 250 members. Postgraduates organise their own symposium each year (late Aug/early Sep) to exchange ideas in an informal environment.
The QRA is a member of the International Union for Quaternary Research, which unites scientists from all over the world. The next (XXVIII) INQUA Congress will be held in Bern, Switzerland 20th July - 27th July, 2011.
The QRA funds grants to members with the aim of promoting Quaternary research and training as widely as possible. Applications can be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times a year.