University of Bristol Institute for Advanced Studies Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships 2017, UK

University of Bristol


Deadline:

November 17, 2017


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Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships

These professorships are open to nominations from any University Department or School. Their purpose is to bring distinguished researchers from abroad and elsewhere in the UK to Bristol in order to enhance the research activity of the University.

The Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship (BMVP) scheme was founded in 1976 from a bequest from the estate of the businessman Benjamin Meaker. The award covers travel, accommodation and subsistence up to £800 per month and take two forms:

  • 'Medium-term’ visits of one to three months
  • ‘Fast-track’ visits of up to four weeks

Medium-term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships

Medium-term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships (MT-BMVPs) support visits of distinguished researchers to the University for between 1-3 months. The scheme offers funds for travel, subsistence (£800 per month) and accommodation (at 1 University Walk, the IAS accommodation, where possible).

For shorter visits of up to four weeks please apply via the IAS Fast-track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship Scheme.

  • Our Current Medium-Term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors

Next deadline: 15 December 2017

How to apply for funding

  • Please see the MT-BMVP Flowchart 2017 (PDF, 280kB) which‌ illustrates the nomination process, and the criteria and conditions of award.
  • Nominations must be submitted by the Head of Department/School using the MT-BMVP Application Form (Office document, 147kB)
  • Submission an electronic PDF copy of nominations including CVs to be emailed to Sam Barlow/Robert Crowe at ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk 
  • Decisions are made by the University Research Committee. 

Feedback

Award holders must complete a BMVP Report Form (Office document, 100kB) at the end of their visit and forward this to their Head of Department/School for comment before submitting electronically to ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk. The IAS also welcomes contributions to its blog also to be sent to ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk along with photos. Please note that it is the Bristol Academic Host’s responsibility to enter outcomes of BMVP visits into PURE, suitably acknowledging the IAS.

Fast-track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships

For visits of up to a month, applicants are invited to apply to the Fast-Track Meaker Scheme. Applications are assessed three times per year. The remaining deadline for this academic year is:

  • Friday 17 November 2017 - for visits from January to April 2018 
  • Friday 16 March 2018 - for visits from May to August 2018
  • Friday 27 July 2018 - for visits from September to December 2018

How to apply

  • Applications should use the FT-BMVP Application Form (Office document, 148kB)
  • Email a signed PDF of the application form to Sam Barlow/Robert Crowe at ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk by Friday 17 November 2018

Feedback

Award holders must complete a BMVP Report Form (Office document, 100kB) at the end of their visit and forward this to their Head of Department/School for comment before submitting electronically to Sam Barlow/Robert Crowe at ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk. The IAS also welcomes contributions to its blog also to be sent to ias-bmvp-app@bristol.ac.uk along with photos.

Please note that it is the host’s responsibility to enter outcomes of BMVP visits into PURE, suitably acknowledging the IAS.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.



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