Dr Jane Carré: Former Daphne Jackson Fellow and Lecturer in Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Plymouth

Jane Carré is a Lecturer and Researcher with a background in Bioenergetics and Biochemistry

Dr Georgina Southon

Dr Georgina Southon: Daphne Jackson Fellow at the University of York in the Department of Biology

Georgina Southon started her Daphne Jackson Fellowship at the University of York in October 2020

Dr Elizabeth Dickinson: Former Daphne Jackson Fellow on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the Department of Mathematics in York and Croda

Liz Dickinson completed her Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship in 2018 and is currently a research associate at the University of York working on a three-year part-time Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

Dr Victoria Orovboni

Dr Victoria Orovboni: Daphne Jackson Fellow and Research Associate at Imperial College London

Molecular Geneticist Victoria is returning to her research career with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship, sponsored by the Medical Research Council and Imperial College London, where she is carrying out her research.

Professor Pia Ostergaard: Professor in Human Genetics & Head of Genetics Research Centre at St George’s, University of London, and former Daphne Jackson Fellow

Pioneering and award-winning geneticist, Professor Pia Ostergaard, is leading the way in gene discovery at the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute at St George’s, University of London.

Dr Richard Matthews: Daphne Jackson Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London

Richard is returning to research after a four-year career break taken to care for his two young sons with a Fellowship sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Dr Juliet Holdstock: Daphne Jackson Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London

Juliet is a Daphne Jackson Fellow sponsored by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) at Royal Holloway, University of London. Juliet is returning to research after a thirteen-year career break, taken to raise her two children.

Dr Rachel James: Daphne Jackson Fellow in the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences at The University of Edinburgh

Rachel was awarded a Fellowship in 2018 after an eight-year career break taken to raise her three young children. She sees her Fellowship as an essential step towards progressing to her long-term career goal of obtaining a permanent academic position.

Dr Kathy Kotiadis: Reader in Operational Research and Director of Graduate Studies at University of Kent

Kathy credits her Daphne Jackson Fellowship for giving her the career boost she needed following a career break to raise her young family.

Dr Maria Ribera-Vicent: Teaching Fellow in Aeronautics at Imperial College London

Since Maria completed her Daphne Jackson Fellowship in 2017, she has gone on to achieve some great accomplishments in her career.

Dr Tanweer Beleil: Developmental Biologist at Imperial College London

Tanweer has returned to her research career in biological sciences after a ten-year career break.

Dr Abir Ghorayeb: Computer Scientist at The University of Bristol

Computer scientist Abir put her aspiring research career on pause to raise her family.

Dr Natalia Gorenkova: Neuroscientist at The University of Strathclyde

Life simply put Natalia’s academic plans and future on hold, but thanks to her Daphne Jackson Fellowship, she’s now an independent scientist once again. 

Dr Morag Maskey: Research Associate at Newcastle University

A former Fellow and outstanding neuroscientist wins career award.

Anthony Wynne

Dr Anthony Wynne: Biochemist at University of Plymouth

A former builder with a career break of 11 years returns to the lab with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship.

Daniel Bor

Dr Daniel Bor: Neuroscientist at Cambridge University

Daniel found returning to reseach whilst balancing the needs of his family a struggle until he found out about the Daphne Jackson Trust.

Siobhan Dorai-Raj

Dr Siobhan Dorai-Raj: Microbiologist at The John Innes Centre

Siobhan found the supportive and family-friendly environment that the Daphne Jackson Fellowship offered her was life changing.

Julia Hubbard

Dr Julia Hubbard: Research Scientist at The Francis Crick Institute

Returning to the forefront of drug discovery and development has been a dream come true for research scientist Julia who thought her career was over after being diagnosed with lupus.

Jane Sarginson

Dr Jane Sarginson: Clinical Psychology researcher at the University of Manchester

The time felt right for clinical psychologist Jane to return to research following her career break taken after the sudden loss of her husband.

Raphael Shirley

Dr Raphael Shirley: Astronomer at the University of Sussex

Raphael had a promising early research career but thought he’d never return after a five year career break taken to care for his father.

Dimitra Kosta

Dr Dimitra Kosta, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

Dimitra had a career break for maternity reasons. During her career break, Dimitra found it increasingly difficult to find positions within her specialism.

Gillian Campbell

Dr Gillian Campbell, University of Nottingham

Gillian is a Research Fellow and Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. She originally qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1986 but changed career and retrained as a physiotherapist in 1995 having specialised in sports, with a first degree in veterinary medicine.