Royal Society Grants and Fellowship Schemes
Category - Generic Research Skills
Who should attend:
Researchers in Science and Engineering who are interested in finding out about Royal Society funding opportunities. This session will be particularly valuable to anyone considering applying for a Fellowship or other Royal Society grant.
This session will deliver an overview of all the Royal Society's funding schemes with a particular focus on funding for early career researchers. It includes a formal presentation by the Royal Society, a personal insight from Dr Richard Haley, Royal Society University Research Fellow and Reader in Physics, and question and answer sessions supported by the Royal Society, Dr Richard Haley and Claire ODonnell from the University Research Support Office.
Early Career Fellowship schemes:
o Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships, University Research Fellowships.
o Brian Mercer Awards, Industry Fellowships
Research Capacity/Infrastructure Schemes:
o Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa Awards, Research Grants
o International Joint Projects, International Travel Grants
Personal overview of a Royal Society Fellowship by Dr Richard Haley
Working with the Research Support Office (RSO)
Upon leaving the course participants should be able to:
An overview of all Royal Society Funding schemes and grants
An understanding of Royal Society support for early career researchers
An insight into what makes a successful Royal Society University Research Fellowship application
Essential information about grant writing and working with the RSO
Course-leaders: Malinak, Senior Manager and Francesca Buckland, Scheme Manager for the Royal Society Website: http://royalsociety.org/
24 February 2010, 12.00 to 14.30, Lunch and Refreshments provided
To book your place email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the course title and booking reference