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
  • Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowships
    This is the most prestigious of our personal awards and provides long-term support for researchers of international standing. Successful candidates will have an established track record in research at the highest level.
    Applicants can express an interest in this award at any time.
  • Wellcome Trust, Sir Henry Dale Fellowships
    For outstanding postdoctoral scientists wishing to build their own UK-based independent research career addressing an important biomedical question.
    The deadline for applications is 21st November 2014 at 5pm
  • Wellcome Trust, Research Career Development Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Science
    This scheme provides an opportunity for postdoctoral scientists from across the remits of the Trust's funding streams to become independent research scientists and undertake high-quality research in an eligible Republic of Ireland institution. The awards will be made in partnership with the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Health Research Board (HRB).
    The deadline for applications is 21st November 2014 at 5pm
  • 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
  • Wellcome Trust, Senior research fellowships in basic biomedical science
    These support outstanding postdoctoral scientists based in academic institutions in the UK. Fellowships are tenable for five years in the first instance, and provide a basic salary with an additional trust supplement, research programme costs, inflation allowance and public engagement costs.
    The deadline for applications is 5th December 2014
  • Alzheimer's Society - Junior Fellowships
    Junior Fellowships are for post-doctoral researchers who have shown exceptional promise at the start of their research career. Applicants should demonstrate potential to be an independent researcher.  Fellowships are open to researchers from all disciplines, health and care professions, in line with Alzheimer’s Society's vision to increase capacity with depth and breadth across all disciplines involved in dementia research. 
    The deadline for applications is 27th March 2015
  • Alzheimer's Society - Senior Fellowships
    A Senior Fellowship is for post-doctoral or other successful researchers who wish to build on a number of successful years of dementia research, and who demonstrate the ambition and potential to be an independent investigator at the end of the award. 
    The deadline for applications is 27th March 2015

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