The University’s Diversity Fund: The University of Oxford is committed to fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected. The Diversity Fund is a £70,000 annual fund which provides small grants to initiatives aimed at furthering this commitment, with the aim of delivering a lasting change in culture across the collegiate University. Full details of calls, eligibility and application criteria are here.
Wellcome: Science misses out when people feel it isn’t for them, or leave research careers because of barriers they face. The Wellcome are committed to removing those barriers and making science and health research open to anyone with a great idea. For more information please click here.
Daphne Jackson Fellowship at the John Innes Centre: 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. If you have been on a career break from STEM for at least two years for caring, health or family reasons, the Trust has another great opportunity at the John Innes Centre, an internationally renowned centre of excellence for research in plant and microbial science.
The Royal Society Industry Fellowships Scheme seeks applications from underrepresented groups among early career researchers in the natural sciences, with a focus on improved gender balance, greater representation from BAME groups and wider UK institutional reach. The Industry Fellowship is a great opportunity for scientist to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation and an industry partner. The secondment can be held for up to 4 years part time and the scheme provides the applicant’s basic salary and up to £4,000 research expenses. Details of how to apply can be found here. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.