John Rylands Research Institute Visiting Research Fellows Application deadline Friday 2 December 2016
Applications should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The John Rylands Research Institute is a unique partnership led by The University of Manchester’s Faculty of Humanities and The University of Manchester Library in which humanities scholars, scientists, curators, conservators and digital imaging specialists are brought together to uncover, explore, unravel and reveal hidden ideas and knowledge contained within the Library’s world-leading Special Collections. This Fellowship gives the applicant the opportunity to visit The University of Manchester and experience first-hand the Library’s unique collections which count among the foremost repositories of primary sources in the UK, offering research potential across an exceptionally broad array of disciplines, chronologies and geographical areas.
What is a Visiting Research Fellowship?
Visiting Research Fellowships are an opportunity for applicants external to The University of Manchester to conduct research using the Library’s Special Collections which is linked to collaborative research with University of Manchester scholars and directed towards future grant capture.
What will the Institute expect from the applicant?
- That Fellowships are taken at a mutually agreed time within the 2016/17 academic year
- A short report at the end of the Fellowship to include plans for future collaboration, publication and grant
Adherence to financial procedures
- Expenses will be processed in arrears (on production of receipts and completed claim form) through the Institute Office
- All international expenditure, before being presented to the Institute office, must be converted to GB pounds sterling and include evidence of exchange rate on the day of transaction
- Any claim for utilities will only be covered for rental accommodation in Manchester
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