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Funding opportunity: Future of UK Treescapes: fellowships

The Future Treescapes Fellowship Scheme round two will offer further opportunities for researchers or non-academics to spend between three to six-months working on a topic related to the Future Treescapes Programme remit in a new disciplinary, institutional or applied setting.

The aim of the scheme is to provide a learning and knowledge exchange experience outside the fellow’s usual area of expertise and to enhance broader interdisciplinary environmental and forest science capacity.

You must be based at or have an agreement with an organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.

You can be at any career stage as long as you have relevant expertise. If you’re a PhD student, you must have submitted your thesis before starting the fellowship.

We are seeking applications that address one of the following specific topics:

  • the challenges and opportunities facing productive forestry as part of the transition to net zero
  • future proofing new tree and woodland planting from tree pests and diseases

NERC will fund 80% of the full economic cost, for between three and twelve months. Fellowships can be held full or part time.

This fellowship scheme is run by the Future of UK Treescapes Programme Ambassadors on behalf of NERC. Find the full details and how to apply on the Treescapes Ambassadors’ website.

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