We are the UK's leading organisation dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break
The Daphne Jackson Trust is delighted to be partnering with the UK’s biggest MS charity, the MS Society, to help fund two researchers to return to scientific research work after a career break, on a part time and flexible basis.
Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, senior Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University, and a Trustee for the Daphne Jackson Trust since 2015, was recognised with the WISE Hero Award for her significant impact in encouraging other women in their organisations and wider – in microbial research, open source software and coding for girls.
The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:
• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust