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Opportunities

Potential Postdoctoral Researchers

Funded positions will be advertised on jobs.ac.uk. Speculative enquiries from outstanding individuals are always welcomed. Assistance and mentoring with fellowship applications will be provided to suitably qualified candidates. Bear in mind that these schemes have long lead times (typically 6-12 months), often only have one deadline per year and are highly competitive. Recommended schemes include: Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships (EU), Early Career Fellowships (Leverhulme Trust),* Royal Society Newton International Fellowships, Royal Commission for the Exhibition 1851, Daphne Jackson Fellowships (if returning from career break).

* University typically offers the match funding

Potential PhD Students

The funding landscape for PhD studies in the UK is quite complex. A comprehensive listing can be found here and advice can be provided by the Graduate School. International students are best advised to apply for the Chancellors International Scholarship Scheme. This is highly competitive so only the most able students should consider applying. Self-funding international students with appropriate experience and qualifications will also be considered. Home/EU students may receive support from the Research Councils (via DTG, CDT) or by funds provided by the University in partnership with other sponsors typically from industry.

Please email me your CV if interested in joining the group.