RAEng Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

The Royal Academy of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for the Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowship Programmes. Research Chairs are professorial appointments, so applicants should already be a professor or equivalent. Awards can only be held at UK universities.

Scholarship Description
Over the last 20 years, the Academy’s Research Chairs and Senior Fellowships scheme has successfully supported numerous academic appointments and enhanced internationally renowned centres of excellence. This scheme aims to strengthen the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics in UK universities to undertake use-inspired research that meets the needs of the industrial partners.

Award Value

  • The Academy will fund up to one third (1/3rd) of 80% of the full economic costs (fEC). The allowed costs are: gross salary, indirect cost and estates.
  • In this round, the Academy’s contribution will be capped at a maximum of £45k per annum which equates to a total of £225k over five years.
  • The Academy is not able to cover the costs of the apprenticeship levy on research grants.

Level and Area of Studies
Professional program in Engineering fields.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United Kingdom.

Eligibility and Criteria
Senior Research Fellowships are senior academic appointments, so applicants should already be a Reader or Lecturer level or equivalent.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Submission Deadline
Please anticipate in March annually.

Website and Application Link

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