External Research Fellowships
The Department of Chemistry recognises the value and contribution of early career researchers. We are very happy to host independent research fellows in the Department of Chemistry. Applications from international PhD candidates are also very welcome.
Many agencies and charities provide funding for fellowships and grants. Below is a list of some fellowship opportunities that are regularly available.
We welcome applications for Postdoctoral fellowships from:
BBSRC Discovery Fellowships
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
British Council Commonwealth Professional Fellowships
EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
EPSRC Synthetic Biology Fellowship
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships
Ramsay Trust Memorial Fellowship
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellowships
Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin
Royal Society Newton International Fellowships
Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships
Royal Society of Edinburgh Saltire Early Career Fellowships
Royal Society of Edinburgh Saltire Research Excellence Fellowships
Royal Society University Research Fellowships
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship
Wellbeing Of Women -BGCS Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Wellbeing Of Women Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Wellbeing Of Women Sir Victor & Lady Blank Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
For PhD applicants:
British Council Commonwealth PhD Scholarships
British Council Commonwealth Split-Site PHD Scholarships
Chinese Scholarship Council scholarship (only for Chinese citizens)
PTDF scholarship (only for Nigerian citizens)
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Industrial Fellowships
TET Fund (only for Nigerian students)
Most of these opportunities are open to candidates of any nationality, but each has specific rules and regulations with respect to career stage.
For more information, please contact Dr Hai Deng, Director of Research in the Department of Chemistry (firstname.lastname@example.org).