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
  • Daphne Jackson Trust, sponsored fellowship - University of Manchester
    Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted and sponsored by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (GM PSTRC). The fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research in the areas covered by the Centre’s primary care-focused research themes: medication safety, multimorbidity, informatics and general practice. Priority will be given to those wishing to conduct research in the area of statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology and psychology.
    The deadline for applications is 30th April 2014
  • NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowships
    NERC wishes to award up to four fellowships for those who come forward with a work plan of their own choosing to generate impact from NERC-funded research in their host institution. The KE Fellowships will cover the KE Fellow's salary including superannuation, NI and specific allowances, plus up to £40k for travel and other associated work plan costs. They cover direct costs only and do not include overheads.
    The deadline for applications is 6th May 2014
  • BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships, Royal Society of Edinburgh
    Funded by BBSRC and delivered by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Enterprise Fellowships are designed to encourage the development of a new business, building on previously funded BBSRC research, around a technological idea developed by the Fellow (either individually or with others) and within which the Fellow would be expected to play a leading (though not necessarily the leading) role. This award is of particular relevance to individuals and ideas who previously received BBSRC Follow-on Funding (although not exclusively).
    The deadline for applications is 16th May 2014
  • Arthritis Research UK Career Development Fellowships
    Career Development Fellowships are open to postdoctoral scientists and allied health professionals normally with at least 3 years’ postdoctoral research experience. They should be associated with an established sponsor, preferably within a multidisciplinary research group in a UK university department, hospital or research institute.
    The deadline for applications is 18th June 2014
  • Arthritis Research UK Foundation Fellowships
    Foundation Fellowships are open to basic science and non-medical PhD students in the final year of training, or within 1 year of completing their PhD at the time of application.   These fellowships aim to retain the best postdoctoral researchers in areas of research relevant to arthritis and musculoskeletal disease and provide an opportunity for fellows to develop independent research ideas at an early stage in their career.
    The deadline for applications is 18th June 2014
  • BBSRC Anniversary Future Leader Fellowships
    As part of a programme of activities to mark its 20th anniversary BBSRC will create up to 15 new fellowships, allowing early-career scientists to carry out independent research and supporting their training to become research leaders. The Anniversary Future Leader Fellowship (AFLF) scheme will provide support for researchers wishing to undertake independent research and gain leadership skills, and represents part of BBSRC's commitment to the supply of highly skilled professional scientists to the UK. Awards are for three years and include personal salary as well as support for travel and subsistence, research consumables and training activities. It is expected that between eight and 15 fellowships will be awarded, each up to a total value of £250k.
    The deadline for applications is 26th June 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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