Support for Independent Research Fellowships

We welcome and support applications for schemes that provide young scientists with the first steps to forming their own research groups. We have a great track record of mentoring and retaining Independent Research Fellows, with many of our senior and most successful staff joining us via this route. 

The main schemes likely to be applicable are as follows:

Horizon 2020:

Which Fellowship you apply for will depend upon your eligibility, your career stage and your research track record.  Please go to the relevant website for more details of a specific fellowship programme, or contact us for advice.

If you are interested in joining us using funding from any of these schemes, either (a) identify a group leader from our Research Pages who might support your application, or (b) contact our Research Director (Prof Andrew Fleming).