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(* most applicable to plasma research)

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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Communication of science and technology.  Fusion of the arts and science.  Up to 150 travelling fellowship per year.   Overseas stay of 4 – 8 weeks (minimum 4).


*Royal Society

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Global challenges and Newton fund.  Post-doctoral fellowships.

Newton fellowship (Are you at the beginning of your research career - with the potential to be world-class?)


STFC fellowships


In a research area supported by STFC.

Ernest Rutherford fellowship


*Women in science (L'Oreal)


NERC fellowships



*EPSRC fellowships


Post-doc, early-career , established career schemes.


*Leverhulme Trust

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(i) Offering fifty per cent match-funding for the salary costs of three-year academic research position, the scheme enables early career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work. Applicants must have a track record of research, but should not have held an established academic appointment in the UK.   50% of salary costs.

(ii) Also Research fellowships (100% funding for 3-24 months), Emeritus fellowships, Visiting Professorships, Study abroad studentships, International academic fellowships.


*Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

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Up to 3 years funding undertaking research.  All nationalities undertaking research usually at a UK institution.

*Daphne Jackson Trust

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Returning after a career break.


Toshiba fellowship programme

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Work in Toshiba labs Japan.


*EU Individual fellowships

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Not Euratom.  At least four years full time research experience.


*Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowships

Less than 4 years research experience.   Innovative training network (ITN) + Research and innovation Staff Exchange (RISE).


Sir Henry Wellcome fellowships

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Postdoctoral training ideally in a cross-disciplinary area of basic research or public health.  Funding of £250K.


Research in Germany

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Commonwealth scholarships

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Mid-career citizens of developing Commonwealth countries to work at UK institution.


Royal Astronomical Society


3 years for astronomy or geophysics.