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.
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.
Since Maria completed her Daphne Jackson Fellowship in 2017, she has gone on to achieve some great accomplishments in her career.
Tanweer has returned to her research career in biological sciences after a ten-year career break.
Computer scientist Abir put her aspiring research career on pause to raise her family.
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.
A former Fellow and outstanding neuroscientist wins career award.
A former builder with a career break of 11 years returns to the lab with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship.
Daniel found returning to reseach whilst balancing the needs of his family a struggle until he found out about the Daphne Jackson Trust.
Siobhan found the supportive and family-friendly environment that the Daphne Jackson Fellowship offered her was life changing.
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.
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 had a promising early research career but thought he’d never return after a five year career break taken to care for his father.