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Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral opportunities:
In addition to openings that the Institute for Astronomy may advertise, there are various sources of external funding available to pursue postdoctoral research in Edinburgh:
  • STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships
  • Royal Astronomical Society Fellowships
  • Royal Society Fellowships
  • European Commission Marie Curie Fellowships
  • Leverhulme Eary Career Fellowships
  • Royal Commision of 1851 Fellowships
If you are interested in applying for postdoc funding here then please contact me to see if we can support your application.

Postgraduate research: there are also several sources of funding available for UK and foreign students to carry out PhD research here. In particular:
  • STFC studentships
  • SUPA Prize Studentships
  • Principal's Career Development Scholarships
  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) studentships
For more details of these (and other) opportunities, and how to apply for a PhD position here, please see this link.