Develop your research career
We offer funding and other support at key career stages for researchers in biomedical science, population health, and humanities and social science.
Funding at key career stages
Find a scheme by selecting your career stage below. Learn about the qualifications, skills and experience you'll need and explore career options.
How we support research careers
We support thousands of curious, passionate researchers all over the world. Besides our funding schemes, we work in many ways to support careers in research. For example, we promote the responsible conduct of research, work towards a more diverse research culture and provide flexible career opportunities. Find out more about how we support research careers.
'Success on the board' development programme
We are collaborating with Advance HE for the second year of the ‘Success on the board’ development programme pilot. The programme supports people from groups currently underrepresented in UK research governance to explore membership of committees and boards.
Application deadline: 29 July 2022