Fellowships

  • Daphne Jackson Fellowships
    A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique Fellowship designed to return scientists, engineers and technologists to their careers after a break. Fellowships are normally undertaken on a part time basis in a university or research establishment in the UK. They are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update the skills and knowledge of the Fellow thus allowing them to return at the appropriate level to their career.
    No deadline
  • British Heart Foundation Career Re-entry Fellowships
    This scheme provides an opportunity to re-establish a career in cardiovascular science in an established research institution in the UK.
    No deadline
  • British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowships
    This scheme aims to provide a career opportunity for talented individuals hoping to become research leaders in an established institution in the UK.
    No deadline
  • BIRAX Fellowships - UK/Israel
    The BIRAX (the Britain - Israel Research and Academic Exchange) Fellowship Scheme supports research visits by UK and Israel researchers for up to six months to laboratories in the UK and Israel.
    Applications are being accepted on a rolling deadline
  • Biochemical Society Visiting Fellowships for Developing Countries
    Grants are now available to support research capacity building in developing parts of the world e.g. Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
    See website for deadlines
  • Royal Society, Industry Fellowships
    These enable an academic scientist to work on a collaborative project with industry or someone employed in industry to work on a collaborative project with a university department or non-profit research organisation. The fellowship supports a period of up to two years and covers the fellow's basic salary during the secondment and research expenses of up to £2000 per year.
    The deadline for applications is 30th September 2014
  • NERC Independent research fellowships in Bioinformatics
    The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invites applications for NERC Independent Research Fellowships in the priority area of Bioinformatics to deliver part of NERC Mathematics & Informatics for Environmental Omic Data Synthesis (Omics) research programme. The aim of these fellowships is to develop scientific leadership among the most promising early-career scientists, by giving all Fellows five years' support, which will allow them sufficient time to develop their research programmes, and to establish international recognition.
    The deadline for applications is 1st October 2014 at 4pm
  • NERC Independent research fellowships
    The NERC Independent Research Fellowship (IRF) Scheme is designed to develop scientific leadership among the most promising early-career environmental scientists, by giving all fellows five years' support, which will allow them sufficient time to develop their research programmes and to gain international recognition. As part of this scheme, NERC will expand its fellowship networking and training activities, working with host institutions, to support the development of future leaders in NERC science.
    The deadline for applications is 1st October 2014 at 4pm
  • Wellcome Trust, Career re-entry fellowships in Biomedical Science
    These support postdoctoral scientists who have recently decided to recommence a scientfic research career after a break of at least two years. Fellowships are tenable for two to four years and cover a salary, research expenses and public engagement costs, as well as modest requests for equipment and funding for re-training.
    The deadline for applications is 6th October 2014
  • Arthritis Research UK - Senior Research Fellowships
    Applicants should normally have between 6 and 12 years' postdoctoral research experience and proven ability in establishing an independent research programme, substantiated by publications in international journals and the award of peer-reviewed grants.
    The deadline for applications is 8th October 2014
  • Parkinson's UK - Senior Research Fellowships
    Senior research fellowships are for people who want to specialise in Parkinson's research by establishing their own research group. Senior research fellowships are initially offered for up to £250,000 for 3 years. Funding can cover the cost of the applicant's salary, appropriate start-up and running costs or support for additional research assistance such as a technician or research assistant.
    The deadline for applications is 4pm on 3rd December 2014

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