British Academy: Seeking Applications for Newton Advanced Fellowships Program

Deadline: 14 March 2018

British Academy is seeking applications for Newton Advanced Fellowships Program to provide early to mid-career international researchers who already have a track record with an opportunity to develop their research strengths and capabilities, and those of their group or network, through training, collaboration and visits with a partner in the UK.

Aims

The aim of the Newton Advanced Fellowships is to:

  • Support the development of a well-trained research community who can contribute to advancing economic development and social welfare of the partner country by transferring new skills and creating new knowledge.
  • Strengthen research excellence in partner countries by supporting promising independent, early to mid-career researchers and their research groups and networks to develop their research through training, collaboration, reciprocal visits and the transfer of knowledge and skills from the UK.
  • Establish long-term links between the best research groups and networks in partner countries and the UK to ensure that improvements in research capacity are sustainable in the longer term.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent research experience and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible university or research institute in a partner country, which must span the duration of the project. Collaborations should focus on a single project involving the overseas-based researcher (“the Applicant”) and a UK-based researcher (“the Co-applicant”). Applicants should have not more than 15 years postdoctoral research experience.
  • The British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowships cover researchers working in all disciplines within the social sciences and humanities. Newton Advanced Fellowships awarded by the British Academy are currently only available for researchers in the following countries:
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • South Africa
    • Turkey
    • Thailand

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey and Thailand

For more information, please visit Newton Advanced Fellowships Program.

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