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Fellowship opportunity call notification (deadline 27.03.19)

Please see below for details of a fellowship opportunity that may be of interest to CONNECTED network members:

British Academy / Academy of Medical Sciences / Royal Society – Newton International Fellowships

Application deadline: 27 March 2019


To attract the most promising early career researchers from overseas in the fields of natural sciences, physical sciences, medical sciences, social sciences the humanities. A link to the scheme guidance is here.


Applicants must:

  • have a PhD. [Applicants in the final stages of their PhD will be accepted provided that the PhD is completed (including viva) before the start date of the Fellowship.]
  • be working outside the UK.
  • not hold UK citizenship.
  • be competent in oral and written English.
  • have a clearly defined and mutually beneficial research proposal agreed with a UK host researcher.

Applicants should have no more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the time of application.

Value and duration

  • Awards last for 2 years and are available for a start date of 1 October 2019-31 March 2020.
  • Funding consists of £24k per annum for subsistence costs, up to £8k per annum for research expenses and a one off payment of up to £2k for relocation expenses.
  • A contribution to the overheads incurred, at a rate of 50% of total award value, to the visiting researcher.

For full information, and contact details for any queries, please use this link.