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Funding

  • Childcare Supplementary Grants

The London Mathematical Society provides a grant of up to £200 for mathematicians in the UK to aid them with the financial costs incurred as a result of childcare whilst attending conferences and research meetings. For additional information, please click here.

 

  • EPSRC Fellowships

The Engineering and Physical Science Research Council provide fellowship opportunities for applicants with a PhD or other equivalent research experience irrespective of whether or not you currently hold a permanent academic position.  To find out additional information regarding the EPSRC's Capability and Challenge Themes please click here.

 

  • Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust is offering approximately 80 fellowship opportunities in 2013.  Applications are welcomed from all disciplines with the trust offering to contribute 50% of each Fellow's total annual salary cost.  For further information please click here.

 

  • L’Oréal UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women is Science

These fellowships are aimed at promoting, enhancing and encouraging the contribution of women in the UK and Ireland currently involved in a research career in the area of the life and physical sciences. The 2013 fellowships are now closed to applications.  The 2014 fellowships will be open on 1 February 2014 for applications. For additional information, please click here

 

  • Marie Curie Actions - Research Fellowship Programme

Marie Curie Fellowships are European research grants.  Researchers of all ages and nationalities at different stages of their career irrespective of their particular field of research are encouraged to apply.  There are many different Marie Curie Actions, to find out more information and which of them may be suited to your particular needs please click here.

 

  • The Daphne Jackson Trust

The Daphne Jackson Trust is an independent charity providing flexible, part-time, paid fellowships to scientists, engineers and technologists. It is suitable for applicants that have decided to take a career break for at least two years for family, caring or health related reasons. Fellowships are typically two years in length and based at universities and industrial laboratories throughout the UK. For additional information, please click here.

 

  • The European Research Council (ERC) Funding Schemes

The European Research Council provide five funding schemes depending on the level of post PhD experience you have. The schemes are open to applicants of all ages and nationalities wishing to conduct their frontier research in the 27 EU Member States or associated countries. For additional information, please click here.

 

  • The Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

This scheme is aimed at scientists at an early stage of their career in need of a more flexible working pattern as a result of personal circumstances resulting from parenting, caring responsibilities or health issues. Applications from females are welcome for this particular fellowship.  For additional information, please click here.

 

  • The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award

The grant of £30,000 is awarded to someone who can demonstrate how they have made an outstanding contribution to any area of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. For additional information, please click here.