Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

STFC’s mission is to deliver world-leading national and international research and innovation capabilities and, through those, discover the secrets of the Universe. Our major research and innovation campuses at Harwell, Daresbury and research facilities across the UK support fundamental research in astronomy, physics and space science.

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Ernest Rutherford Fellowship: research core science independently

Apply for funding to run an independent research project. The project must be within the remit of the STFC core science programme.

You must:

  • be an early career researcher
  • not be in a permanent academic position.

You must hold a PhD and have clear leadership potential.

Future Leaders Fellowships: round 7

This scheme is for early career researchers and innovators who are either:

  • looking to establish or transition to independence
  • developing their own original and ambitious plans within a commercial setting.

We are offering funding to support ambitious research or innovation programmes across UKRI’s remit.

You must be based at, and have the support of, an eligible academic or non-academic institution.


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