'Daphne Jackson Fellowships require an enormous amount of commitment and dedication on the part of the returner. This is matched only by the level of support offered by the hard work and dedication of the trustees and staff. The University of Surrey is proud to be associated with such an important legacy.'

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Daphne Jackson Fellow honoured in the 2017 Power Part Time List

Daphne Jackson Fellow Dr Morag Maskey has been named in the 2017 Power Part Time List: a national roll call of the UK’s top 50 men and women who work in senior, business-critical roles, all on less than five days per week.


UK’s biggest MS charity supports Daphne Jackson Trust with two new retraining Fellowships

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.


Trustee Hilary Lappin-Scott awarded the WISE Hero Award 2016 for her work in gender equality and STEM

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.


Thirty years of Daphne Jackson Fellowships

2016 is an important year for the Daphne Jackson Trust. We will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first fellowship being awarded since the launch of the pilot project in 1986 by Professor Daphne Jackson.


New Annual Review now available

Last year was an incredible year for the Daphne Jackson Trust as we passed the milestone of awarding our 300th Fellowship with 26 new Fellowships commencing in 2015 across the UK.


Nine more STEM researchers return with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship

It has been a busy start to the year at the Daphne Jackson Trust and we are delighted to announce that a further nine individuals will return to research in STEM disciplines ranging from astrophysics to plant science to biomedicine at universities around the UK. They join over 300 individuals who have returned to their careers with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship.


New year, new sponsored Fellowship at the John Innes Centre

In 2015, 26 scientists and engineers returned to research with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship. Could it be you in 2016?


Trust milestones in 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we are reflecting on what a busy and interesting year it’s been.


Could you be our new Communications Manager?

The Daphne Jackson Trust is the UK's leading organisation dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break and is currently recruiting a new Communications Manager. Read on to find out more.


60 Daphne Jackson Fellows to attend research conference and demonstrate just how the Trust is 'Leading the way for returners'

More than 60 Daphne Jackson Fellows will join sponsors, supervisors, Daphne Jackson Trust staff and  trustees at the Daphne Jackson Trust Research Conference at the Wellcome Collection, London on Thursday 15th October, where they will showcase their research, and hear the results of our latest survey of former Daphne Jackson Fellows.

We'll be tweeting from the event, so follow developments using the hashtag #DJTRC15, and read on to find out more about our survey.

'Daphne Jackson Fellowships require an enormous amount of commitment and dedication on the part of the returner. This is matched only by the level of support offered by the hard work and dedication of the trustees and staff. The University of Surrey is proud to be associated with such an important legacy.'