Newton Advanced Fellowships (The Royal Society & The Academy of Medical Sciences)

The Newton Fund

Grant amount: Up to £111,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 14, 2019 8:00am PDT

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 5, 2019 7:00am PDT

Applicant type: Faculty Doctor Research Scientist

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: China

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 15 years of receiving their PhD

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This programme focuses on early to mid-career international researchers who have already established (or are in the process of establishing) a research group or research network and have a research track record. The focus will be on developing their research strengths and providing support for more formalised training and development in collaboration with a UK partner. The award will support the international researcher in their own country, providing them with funding through a UK partner to establish and develop collaborations with the UK with the intention of transferring knowledge and research capabilities to partner countries. The Fellowship can be for up to three years, and can provide salary top up, research support, training costs, and travel and subsistence.

This programme is offered under the Newton Fund, which is an initiative that aims to develop the longterm sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance commitment. 

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