Join us on Zoom on Monday 27th July to find out about Daphne Jackson Fellowships

21 July 2020 | News, Dr Andy Clempson news

Following the announcement that the Daphne Jackson Trust is expanding its remit to include the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UKRI, we invite you to join us for a zoom event that will explain how the Fellowships work and to offer you the chance to ask any questions you may have about working with us.

Date and Time: Monday 27th July at 10.30 – 11.15

Purpose of Event: to offer anyone new to the Daphne Jackson Trust the opportunity to find out about the Fellowships, how they work and how we will engage with the AHRC community.

Event details: 

10.30   Welcome and Introduction – Katie Perry, Chief Executive, Daphne Jackson Trust and Sue Carver, Team head of Skills, AHRC

10.35    Daphne Jackson Fellowships – What are they and how do they work

10.50    Daphne Jackson Fellow

11.00    Q&A session, followed by closing remarks

Registration details:

Please email DJMFT@surrey.ac.uk if you are interested in attending this event and you will be sent a link to join the event.  If you have any particular questions that you wish to ask, please email them in advance or ask them during the event using the chat function.

If you are unable to join this zoom event, we are planning a follow up event in the Autumn, or if you have any questions or queries regarding our Fellowships or expanded remit please email djmft@surrey.ac.uk clearly stating AHRC in the subject line and we will be in contact as soon as we can.

UKRI sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships will now be offered in all fields of research in universities and research institutions in the UK and Republic of Ireland.  Whilst the inclusion of AHRC represents an expansion of the Trust’s previous focus on STEM and social sciences, this development remains true to the original vision of Daphne, who was motivated by a desire to ensure that individuals who would otherwise be lost to UK research are returned to meaningful careers. It reflects the changing priorities of UK research, the increasingly multidisciplinary nature of research, reinforces the relationship between the Trust and UKRI in what are challenging times for UK HE and research, and enhances and widens our existing national profile.

The Trust’s remit has gradually evolved since its inception in 1992 to reflect the changing realities of the UK research landscape; Fellowships were offered to men as well as women from 2003, the numbers of Fellowships in social sciences have been increasing for the last five years and from 2019, Fellowships can be offered in the Republic of Ireland.

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