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International fellowships for doctoral and early career researchers

Apply for a fellowship at an international institution.

You must be either:

  • a PhD student currently funded by AHRC (or ESRC for specific opportunities)
  • an early career researcher based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding

Scoping and developing a new UK-China creative industries R&I hub

Apply for funding to lead the scoping and development of a new UK-China Creative Industries Research and Innovation Hub.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding.

Early career fellowships in cultural and heritage institutions

Apply for funding to conduct research at cultural and heritage institutions.

You must:

  • be an early career researcher
  • have either a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and skills
  • have the support of an eligible host such as an independent research organisation in the culture and heritage sector

Stephen Hawking Postdoctoral Fellowship

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on a range of disciplines in the area of theoretical physics with the aim of reflecting Stephen Hawking’s work in bringing science into popular culture.

An eligible UK research organisation must host you during your fellowship.

ADR UK research fellowships 2022

Apply for funding to conduct research and analysis demonstrating the policy impact potential of key Administrative Data Research UK (ADR UK) flagship datasets.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for ESRC funding.

Leadership of STFC related public engagement activity and culture

Apply for a fellowship in the leadership of engaging the public with STFC-supported science, technology or facilities.

You must be:

  • from the academic, engineering or technical community
  • working within STFC’s remit
  • based at an eligible UK research organisation.

Transition support for MRC intermediate fellows

Apply for funding for up to 2 years. This includes half of your salary.

The scheme is for current fellows whose research has been affected by several issues.

You can apply if you:

  • currently hold an MRC career development award or clinician scientist fellowship
  • are in the final 18 months of your fellowship

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.

Pre-announcement: Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowships: rounds two and three

Apply for funding to carry out world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) research in the UK.

There are no set eligibility criteria for this award. However, you should show that you:

  • have international standing in your area
  • can add value to AI research in the UK
  • can build AI capability and capacity in the UK.

This funding opportunity will open in spring 2022.

Clinician scientist fellowship

Apply for funding to support your move to independent investigator in a medical research field.

Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must:

  • be a registered healthcare professional
  • have a PhD or equivalent
  • show evidence of career progression
  • show plans for developing leadership in your specialist area of research.

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