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Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships: Shaping the Future of Engineering

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships: Shaping the Future of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering is proud to announce its annual Research Fellowships, aimed at nurturing exceptional early-career researchers to become the next generation of leaders in engineering. This prestigious opportunity is designed to provide vital support for emerging talents, empowering them to drive impactful research and innovation in the field of engineering.

Apply Now: Deadline September 18, 2024, 4 pm BST

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Access Mentoring: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Overview of the Research Fellowships: Featuring Dr. Lidia Galdino and Dr. Tawfique Hasan

The Research Fellowships program is committed to achieving several key objectives:

  1. Supporting Early-Career Excellence: We aim to identify and support the most promising early-career researchers, providing them with the resources and mentorship needed to establish their independence and international reputation.
  2. Long-Term Support for Impactful Research: Our fellowship offers long-term funding to enable ambitious engineering research projects that have the potential for significant impact in addressing global challenges.
  3. Building Ambassadors for STEM: By nurturing exceptional talent, we aim to develop ambassadors for the Academy and advocates for STEM disciplines, fostering a vibrant and diverse community of engineering professionals.

Eligibility and Application Process

Applications are welcome from early-career researchers worldwide who have been awarded their PhD within the last four years. The scheme, funded by the Department for Science, Innovation, and Technology (DSIT), provides funding for five years, with each application capped at a maximum contribution of £625,000 over the period, covering 80% of full economic costs.

To ensure diversity and inclusion, the Royal Academy of Engineering welcomes applications from all underrepresented groups across engineering. It is our commitment to ensure that no applicant is disadvantaged based on factors such as age, disability, gender, race, or sexual orientation.

Key Benefits of the Fellowship

  • Mentoring Support: Fellows receive guidance from experienced Academy Fellows, providing valuable advice on research and career development.
  • Reduced Administrative Duties: The fellowship allows fellows to dedicate more time to their research by reducing teaching and administrative responsibilities.
  • Training and Networking Opportunities: Fellows gain access to a range of training programs and networking opportunities, connecting them with other Research Fellows and Academy members.
  • Establishing a Strong Research Track Record: The fellowship provides a platform for fellows to build a strong research track record, enhancing their prospects for securing additional funding and expanding their research teams.

Join Our Community of Engineering Innovators

For more information on eligibility criteria and application details, please visit our website. For inquiries, please contact the Academy’s research programs team at Don’t miss this opportunity to shape the future of engineering and become a leader in the field!

Empower your engineering journey with the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships.

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