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Department of Plant Sciences


Lowland temperate rain forestIf you would like to develop your own ideas, the following grant-awarding bodies may be worth considering:

  1. Royal Society postdoctoral fellowship scheme
  2. NERC postdoctoral fellowship scheme
  3. Royal commission for the Exhibition of 1851 22nd February deadline
  4. EU Marie Curie fellowships
  5. College postdoctoral fellowships
  6. Herchel Smith fellowship for those from the physical sciences wishing to conduct biological research

I am more than happy to help you prepare a proposal.


Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

School of the Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge - Academic Division

The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Fund invite applications for four Fellowships to be held in a Department in the School of the Biological Sciences at the University of Cambridge. More information can be found at the link here