Newton International Fellowship 2018

The British Academy, The Royal Society, and The Academy of Medical Sciences run the Newton International Fellowship scheme.  It will select the very best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world, and offer support for two years at UK research institutions.  The long-term aim of the scheme is to build a global pool of research leaders and encourage long-term international collaboration with the UK.

The scheme provides grants of £24,000 per annum to cover subsistence (tax exempt) and up to £8,000 per annum to cover research expenses, plus a one-off relocation allowance of up to £2,000.

In addition, Newton International Fellows may be eligible for follow-up funding of up to £6,000 per annum for up to 5 years following the completion of the Fellowship.

Visit the Newton International Fellowship website for more information.

SIAS Internal Selection Process

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is running an internal selection process.  The SIAS internal deadline to submit a draft proposal is on 1st March 2018.

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The candidates will be informed within 5 working days if they have been selected. They should then submit their final application by 10th March 2018 to ensure that supporting statements and references are completed on Flexigrant by the Research Services deadline on 21st March 2017. 

Requests for further information are welcome.  Please contact Francesca Tucci, Research Officer (