Fellowship holders at York

We host a broad and diverse community of early-career fellowship holders.

Our fellowship holders have received funding through a number of different channels and are working on a range of research topics that span all three faculties - Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities. Meet some of our fellowship holders below.

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Taryn Bell
Fellowship Coordinator

fellowships@york.ac.uk

Agnes is undertaking an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship in the School of Physics, Engineering and Technology. Her fellowship is titled "Programming DNA topology: from folding DNA minicircles to revealing the spatial organization of bacterial genomes."

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Alyssa is a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow in the Department of Chemistry. She is working on understanding how precise π-electronic interactions between functional aromatic surfaces can give rise to a material’s inherent and emergent optical, electronic and transmission properties.

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Andrew is a clinical academic, undertaking a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Health Sciences. His work focuses on depression in primary care.

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Andrew is undertaking a British Academy Early Career Research Fellowship in the Department of Archaeology. He is looking at shale and amber beads from the Mesolithic period in Northwest Europe and is using experimental archaeology and microwear analysis, along with a raft of digital recording techniques to reconstruct their biography.

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Benjamin is a Future Leaders Fellow in the Department of Biology. His project investigates how a small tree, native to East Asia, could help in the creation of new medicines. The Daphniphyllum macropodum shrub produces an array of complex nitrogen-containing chemicals that are unlike any other known chemicals from plants, animals or microbes and have been shown to have anti-cancer and anti-HIV properties.

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Katherine is undertaking a University of York/Wellcome Trust - Centre for Future Health Fellowship in the Department of Biology. She is working to determine the cytokine and oncogenic-driven regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) in myeloid-derived cancers.

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With a PhD in Applied Mathematics, Fiona worked as a mathematical modeller before a career break, returning to research after eleven years. She is now undertaking a Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship in the Department of Mathematics. She is contributing to a project with the University of York and Yorkshire Water, producing a mathematical description of the biological and physical processes involved in anaerobic wastewater treatment.

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Katherine is a NERC/Department for Transport Independent Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry. Her research focuses on developing laser-based spectroscopic techniques to measure aerosol particles from road traffic, which is a main source of small particle (PM2.5) pollution in the UK.

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Oznur is currently undertaking an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Sociology. Her fellowship examines the struggles over citizenship that blur the boundaries of in- and exclusion from class remaking of the city.

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William is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of History. He works on the political, religious, and intellectual history of early modern Britain, with a particular focus on the revolutionary decades of the mid-seventeenth century.

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Contact us

Taryn Bell
Fellowship Coordinator

fellowships@york.ac.uk