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Daphne Jackson fellowship

These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.

Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

AHRC research, development and engagement fellowships: early career researchers route

The research, development and engagement fellowship scheme (ECR route) supports early-career arts and humanities researchers to undertake ambitious, innovative research and enhance their skill set. Between £50,000 and £250,000 is available for projects lasting six months to two years.

AHRC research, development and engagement fellowships: standard route to support mid-career and established researchers

AHRC’s research, development and engagement fellowship scheme (standard route) supports mid-career and established arts and humanities researchers to undertake ambitious, innovative research and enhance their skill set. Between £50,000 and £300,000 is available for projects lasting six to eighteen months.

EPSRC open fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on any topic in the EPSRC portfolio.

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career
  • create a modern and inclusive research environment
  • raise the profile of EPSRC’s remit.

You must be hosted and supported by an eligible UK research organisation during your fellowship.

EPSRC synthetic biology postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on the engineering challenges of delivering synthetic biology as a mature technology.

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • transition to research independence
  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career.

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

EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on either:

  • energy
  • mathematical sciences

You’ll have the support, flexibility and freedom to:

  • transition to research independence
  • develop high-quality research
  • gain experience to enhance your career

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

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.

ESRC postdoctoral fellowships

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to develop:

  • publications
  • networks
  • research skills
  • professional skills

You must:

  • have completed your PhD at a research organisation that is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
  • have less than 12 months’ postdoctoral experience (at full-time rate) measured from passing your viva voce to the competition closing date

Fellowships must be held at a research organisation that is part of a DTP and aligned to an accredited pathway.

Social sciences must make up at least 50% of your fellowship activities.

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

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