The following individuals received Research Grants in 2005:
Tish Prouse: Exploration and excavation of iron-age nomadic populations of the Tien Shan.
Teresa Chuang: Shifts of species ranges in response to climate change. Case study in the Sierra.
Nicole Davis: Timing and style of glaciation in semi-arid, westerlies-dominated Tibet: a test for synchroneity with the northern hemisphere ice sheets.
Marc Beverly: Effect of force vector angles on anchor points when using a pre-equalized anchoring system.
Jason Dortch: Quantifying the timing of glaciation on the northern slopes of the Alaska range in order to understand paleoclimactic fluctuations.
Doug Benn: Ngozumpa Cave Research Project.
David Zurick: Mapping historical explorations in the western Himalaya using modern digital cartography techniques.
Clint Rogers: The persistence of substinence trade in the Tibet-Nepal borderlands.