The YESI Fellows scheme provides support for University of York (UoY) staff and collaborators (YESI Fellows) to undertake short projects developing knowledge exchange and research activities in environmental sustainability.
These projects will accelerate activities between UoY researchers and our local and international partners. The scheme is open to applicants from across the University of York.
YESI Knowledge Exchange, Discipline Hopping and International Fellows scheme 2023-2024 - Calls now open!
YESI is delighted to launch its Knowledge Exchange, Discipline Hopping and International Fellows schemes for 2023-2024, with investment from the University’s Environmental Sustainability at York (ESAY) initiative.
Knowledge Exchange scheme: funding teams of researchers undertaking knowledge exchange activities with end users in the field of environmental sustainability, and aligned with one or more of the YESI themes (Environment & Health; Resilient Ecosystems; Food, Water & Waste), one of the partners must be from the University of York.
Discipline Hopping scheme: teams of University of York researchers will collaborate to explore new synergies or avenues of inquiry that enhance interdisciplinary working around environmental science challenges. This funding covers collaborations across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.
- foster new professional relationships and develop interdisciplinary ways of working on environmental sustainability issues,
- collaborate on new research proposals and outputs, and
- build capacity and international networks.
If you are interested in applying for these schemes, please read the call guidelines documents for further information.
YESI Knowledge Exchange Fellows 2023-24
YESI Discipline Hopping Fellows 2023-24
YESI International Fellows 2023-24
- Call guidelines
- Application form
Application deadline: Monday 8 January 2024, 12:00 noon.
YESI Fellows 2022/23 Review and Highlights
During the 2022/23 academic year we successfully ran two YESI Initiatives pilots: 'Discipline Hopping' and 'Knowledge Exchange Fellows.' We supported ten interdisciplinary projects across 12 departments and three faculties, amounting to a total funding of £243,000.
Read what our YESI Fellows had to say about the scheme and explore their projects.