Biology Fellowship Workshop

Firth Court

Event details

Friday 18 September 2020
Guest Dial In: +442033189610 / PIN: 312 670 6032


The Faculty of Science will be hosting a Biology Fellowships Workshop on Friday 18th September, 1-3pm.   As well as presentations from current fellows and signposting to available support there will also be opportunity to ask questions  of current fellows, panellists and research support staff throughout the event, if you would like to raise any specific questions ahead of the workshop please email me ( and I will collate these and share on the day.

The event will be hosted on Blackboard, the event will also be recorded. There is no need to register, however if you would like the recording of the event to be shared with you following the event please register here

13 :00 - 13 :15 

Welcome and overview of support available for fellowship applicants

  • Dr Claire Garwood (Research Growth Officer)
  • Dr Emma Suret (Researcher Development Manager) [TBC]
  • Katrina Naylor (Research Support Officer)
  • Dr Scarlett Walton (Knowledge Exchange Manager)
13:15 - 13:30

Fellowships schemes

  • Overview of eligibility and remit, and any associated internal processes (Dr Claire Garwood)

13:30 – 14:30                     

Views from the Fellows

  • Dr Izzy Jayasinghe (UKRI Future Leaders Fellow)  
  • Dr Jason King (Royal Society University Research Fellow) 
  • Dr Chris Cooney (NERC Independent Research Fellow) 
  • Dr Ian Lidbury (BBSRC Discovery Fellow)  
  • Dr Dan Bose (Sir Henry Dale Fellow)

14:30 – 15:00                   

A panellists perspective with Q&A

  • Prof. Ilaria Bellantuono - Current UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship panellist and previously on Marie-Sklodowska Curie Actions fellowship Arthritis Research UK Clinical fellowship panels, and Chair of the BBSRC mid-term review fellowship panel. 
  • Prof Rob Freckleton - NERC Independent Research Fellowship panellist
  • Prof Julie Gray - NERC Independent Research Fellowship panellist
  • Others to be confirmed. 

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