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School of Physics and Astronomy


We invite applications for a number of prestigious early and advanced personal fellowships. A number of our current staff held such fellowships here or elsewhere prior to or during appointment:

  • EPSRC (K. Trachenko)
  • Leverhulme (A. Drew)
  • Royal Commission of the Exhibition of 1851 (A. Drew)
  • European Research Council (A. Drew)
  • Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (Dabiao Liu)

If you wish to work in a particular field, then please directly contact members of staff with an interest in that field with expressions of interest, or for more general enquiries, please contact Prof. Martin Dove.


Royal Society Fellowships

The Royal Society offers a number of prestigious Fellowships under three different programmes:


European Commission Fellowships 

The European Union offers a number of prestigious Fellowships under the Horizon 2020 programme, specifically:


EPSRC Fellowships

The EPSRC processes fellowship applications at all levels on a rolling basis and in priority areas which change regularly. In particular, for early career researchers, they offer:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships, aimed at those who are at the very beginning of their career.
  • Early Career Fellowships, aimed at those with a track record of delivering independent research and require stable funding to develop their academic career.

More information on these funding opportunities can be found at the link: EPSRC Fellowships.


Other Funding Opportunities

There are other opportunities for postdoctoral research funding at Queen Mary. These include:

There may be other schemes that are not explicitly listed here; we of course welcome expressions of interest for any fellowship scheme.