Newton International Fellowships – call for applications

31 Jan 2013


Are you interested in carrying out post-doctoral research in a UK institution?

The Newton International Fellowships are open to early-stage postdoctoral researchers from outside of the UK, and provide two consecutive years of funding to carry out high quality research at a UK research institution. 

The objectives of the scheme, which is run jointly by the British Academy and the Royal Society, are:

• To ensure the UK engages with the best post-doctoral researchers, across all disciplines of physical,
natural and social sciences, and the humanities, from around the world.
• To provide an opportunity for post-doctoral researchers at an early career stage from any country
outside the UK to work at a UK research institution for two years.
• To foster long-term relations between Newton Fellows and the UK research base through the
establishment of an alumni programme for former Fellows of this Scheme. The alumni programme will
include the possible provision of further funding for Newton Fellows for up to 10 years for follow-on
activities, to enable links with UK based researchers to be maintained and developed. This is expected
to facilitate, in the longer term, improved access to international centres of excellence for UK-based

More details about the scheme can be found through the Newton International Fellowships website. The deadline for applications to the Fellowship is 10th April 2013. Eligibility is restricted to those who do not hold UK citizenship and who are not currently working in the UK.

If you are interested in exploring research in collaboration with the Trafficking Culture team at the University of Glasgow through this scheme, please contact us to discuss well before the deadline for applications. As the Fellowship application requires agreement from the proposed host institution, it is essential that you discuss your proposal with us before applying.