Do you have 3 years or less post-doctoral research experience and want to conduct innovative research of your own instigation?
Research Fellowships in Science and Engineering are intended to give scientists or engineers of exceptional promise the opportunity for early independence. With the objective of contributing to the knowledge base required for a healthy and innovative national culture. These fellowships are open to all nationalities, usually intending to carry out research at a UK institution.
Please read the 2016 Terms and Conditions with care for full eligibility criteria, details of benefits and how to apply.
Around 9 awards are made each year, one of which is designated the Brunel Fellowship. Applications from qualified engineering researchers are particular encouraged and the Brunel Fellowship is specifically reserved for them.
Application is entirely online. Applications cannot be submitted without all sections being complete, including references from two academics, neither of which should be from the proposed host institution. Referees are asked particularly to comment on the individual’s ability to undertake original research. References are submitted online via a secure portal and confidential login instructions are sent to referees by automatic email generated by the candidate during the application process.
“Quite simply the gateway to my future as a scientist. It made me independent and free to develop whatever research I chose. I do not think that my career would have been the same without it.” Professor Richard Goody, Research Fellow 1951
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