This cross-UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) guidance session, will support and inform early career researchers and innovators who intend to submit an application to the above call. Additionally, mentors of early career researchers are also welcomed and encouraged to attend.
This event will begin with a discussion about the guidance, insights into the writing fellowship grants and talks from successful fellowship grant holders.
This will be followed with 1-2-1 support and a grant writing workshop for those wishing to submit for the next round.
The intended learning outcomes of this session are:
- To understand what is expected of a FLF proposal.
- By the end of the session, you will have a good grasp of what is generally required for applications to the scheme and hopefully inspire you to submit
For the first session on Wednesday 16th January, there will also be follow-up workshop will focus on developing your proposal on the 16th February 2019.
This workshop directly supports and is targeted towards those academics proactively working within the context of BU2025 Actions: 28, 29 and 30.
To attend, please see further information available on the BU staff pages and review the calendar of events for further opportunities.
The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF) aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships can be held at any UK-based organisation currently registered as eligible to apply to the research councils (for example higher education institutes, research council institutes and eligible independent research organisations), or Innovate UK. Companies or other privately owned research organisations are encouraged to host UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships if they can provide an innovation and/or research environment of international standing.
There will be six calls for the FLFs, with two calls taking place each year over the next three years. Applications can be submitted in any area of research or innovation covered by the Research Councils and Innovate UK.
The submission deadline for the first FLF call is 3 July 2018, with a mandatory Expression of Interest required by 7 June.
For further information visit the Future Leaders Fellowships call page. If you wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail and/or find companies to work with then please contact Ehren Milner.
If you are interested in applying then please contact your RKEO Funding Development Officer in the first instance.