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Contributions to scholarships and bursaries fund doctorate and post-doctoral research on a range of areas associated with Herculaneum, resulting in the publication of articles and books. Reports are included regularly in the Society's Newsletters in the Members Area. Scholarships and bursaries funded by the Friends of Herculaneum Society include:
2006 Mantha Zarmakoupi, ‘A Digital Reconstruction of the Villa of the Papyri with Virtual Reality Tour’
2008 Duncan Keenan-Jones, ‘Tracing the Water Supply at Herculaneum’
Ciro Montella, 'Aspects and Problems of Insula II at Herculaneum'
2009 Antonio Parisi, Edition of Herculaneum Papyrus 831
2010 Niki Savvides, 'Visitor Experience and Sustainable Conservation of Heavily Visited Archaeological Sites: The Case of Herculaneum’
2011 Dr Maria Cristina Fimiani, awarded in conjunction with the Centro Internazionale per lo Studio dei Papiri Erconalesi 'Marcello Gigante' for work on the Thesaurus Herculanensium Voluminum (online digitisation of the Herculaneum Papyri) and PHerc 1423 (Philodemus, On Rhetoric Book IV).
2012 Dr Simona Formola, awarded in conjunction with the Centro Herculaneum for work on pre-Roman Herculaneum
2013 Sarah Hendricks, working on the Latin papyri at Herculaneum
Gertjan Verhasselt, working on the Peripatetic philosopher Dicaearchus' fragments in the Herculaneum papyri
Federica Nicolardi, for work on the reconstruction of Philodemus, On Rhetoric Book I
2014 Maria Luigia Bonaschi, working on the history of conservation at Herculaneum, particularly under Amedeo Maiuri
2016 Stefano Napolitano, working on Herculaneum Papyrus 990 (Epicurus, On Nature)
Sergio Carrelli, for work on the digitisation of all historic catalogues of the Herculaneum Papyri
Claire Weiss, for study of the urban geography of Herculaneum, particularly the use of the pavements
The Society has also provided financial support for the publication of D. Delattre's edition of Philodemus, On Music Book IV.