These are prestigious fellowships that are intended to provide support for outstanding candidates who are beginning to develop independent research careers.
They are not intended as follow-on support to enable recently graduated students to continue working on their Ph D project.
Applications will be considered by a small panel of academics.
As part of the assessment, applicants will be asked to attend a short 15-minute interview during which they will also provide a 3-minute presentation about their proposed project.
The EPSRC Doctoral Prize scheme supports fellowships of two years' duration for exceptional researchers who have recently finished an EPSRC-funded Ph D.
UCL has approximately 10 awards to make every year.
Interviews will be held at UCL (exact timings & date TBC).
For external candidates, to minimise travel requirements, it will be possible to join this interview virtually (via Skype).
career development, applying for other funding, dealing with industry, what training to look for, working with IP, finding work-life balance etc.
For technical input candidates can have collaborators and/or partners, however the mentor should ideally be someone you don't work closely with.