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Research Fellowships at the Division of Psychiatry

 

Applying for a Research Fellowship at the Division of Psychiatry.

Applying for a Research Fellowship at the Division of Psychiatry.

The Division of Psychiatry has a strong record supporting junior researchers, helping them progress in their academic career, and become independent researchers. Below we have grouped some funding bodies in the area of mental health and dementia. If you have any further queries, or to join the Division of Psychiatry's network of researchers, please get in touch with Dr James Kirkbride j.kirkbride@ucl.ac.uk or Dr Vasiliki Orgeta v.orgeta@ucl.ac.uk

NIHR Fellowships

The Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF): offers 3 years full time funding to researchers demonstrating potential but do not, as yet, have sufficient experience to be fully independent. Requires no more than 3 years of post-doctoral research experience.

For further information see here:

http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-training-and-career-development/fellowship-programme.htm

The Career Development Fellowship (CDF) offers 3 years full-time funding to researchers with significant/successful post-doctoral experience, allowing them to become fully independent researchers. Requires no more than 7 years of post-doctoral research experience.

For further information see here: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-training-and-career-development/fellowship-programme.htm

MRC Fellowships

Career Development Award (CDA): Transition to independence offers up to 5 years of support to researchers demonstrating the skills and experience to transition to independence, conducting research that is distinct from their current group/leader.

For further information see here:

https://www.mrc.ac.uk/skills-careers/fellowships/non-clinical-fellowships/career-development-award-cda-transition-to-independence/

Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship (SNCF): Transition to leadership offers up to 5 years of support supporting researchers with a track record and already leading their own independent research supporting them in becoming international leaders.

For further information see here:

https://www.mrc.ac.uk/skills-careers/fellowships/non-clinical-fellowships/senior-non-clinical-fellowship-sncf/

Wellcome

 

Research Fellowship offers up to 3 years of support for researchers not in a permanent/long-term post in academia that wish to carry an independent piece of research on a specific topic.

For further information see here:

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/research-fellowships-humanities-and-social-science

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship offers up to 4 years for recently qualified researchers to begin their independent research career, who are in their final year of their PhD or are an early-career researcher with some postdoctoral research experience.

For further information see here:

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/sir-henry-wellcome-postdoctoral-fellowships

Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science offers up to 5 years funding for established researchers leading their own independent research already, who have significant postdoctoral experience.

For further information see here:

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/senior-research-fellowships-basic-biomedical-science

Royal Society

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship offers up to 5 years of funding, to researchers at an early stage of their career, who require flexible working patterns due to personal circumstances, but have no more than 6 years of experience post PhD.

For further information see here:

https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/dorothy-hodgkin-fellowship/

University Research Fellowship offers up to 5 years of funding for scientists in the early stages of their career showing the potential to become leaders in their field, who have 3 to 8 years of research experience since the completion of their PhD.

For further information see here:

https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/university-research/

MQ Transforming mental health through research

Fellows Award offers up to 3 years of funding to early career researchers with 3-7 years of postdoctoral experience, supporting them in establishing independence. Applicants must show potential of independence or be fully independent by the time of the award.

For further information see here:

https://www.mqmentalhealth.org/articles/apply-fellows

Alzheimer's Society Fellowships

Junior Fellowships offer up to 3 years of support to applicants who show exceptional promise in research in dementia, and have either submitted their PhD at the point of application, or are within 5 years of their PhD viva.

For further information see here:

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20057/our_funding_schemes/543/junior_fellowships

Senior Fellowships offers up to 4 years of funding for postdoctoral researchers, with an established track record, who wish to build on a number of years of postdoctoral research and become independent research leaders. Applicants should be between 3 to 10 years since their PhD viva.

For further information see here:

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20057/our_funding_schemes/627/senior_fellowships