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Welcome to our new look Euraxess UK newsletter!

Our theme for this month is Coming to the UK, featuring content for scientific researchers seeking opportunities to study and work in the UK.

We also feature Piangfan Naksukpaiboon from Thailand, a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at Queen's University Belfast who shares her international experiences and also her perspectives as an autistic researcher. 

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The Euraxess UK Team at the British Council

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Selection of current opportunities


Analytical Scientist in Clinical and Statistical Genomics at the Institute of Cancer Research, London. Apply by 6 March.

Associate/Senior Editor, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology at Springer Nature. London, Berlin, New York. Apply by 13 March.

Junior Group Leader at Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, London. Apply by 18 April.


Fully-funded Four Year PhD Studentships in Digital Economy in the Horizon EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training at the University of Nottingham. Apply by 7 March.

Mechanical Engineering: Fully Funded Swansea University and UKAEA PhD Scholarship: Inducing multiple choices in fusion energy designs using AI and inverse analysis. Apply by 25 April.

NEWS | Updated UKRI guidance for Horizon Europe applicants

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has issued updated guidance for successful applicants to Horizon Europe. The updates give new information on what funding is eligible, the exchange rate that will be used, portability of grants funded through the guarantee, and ERC Starting Grants.

RESOURCE | Help with your Gender Equity Plans

Gender Equality Plans within the EURAXESS Hubs project task 'Gender - overview, learning and sharing' are now available to download to help institutions implement a gender equality plan - mandatory for any proposals for Horizon Europe.

WORKSHOP | Sharing Data for Open Collaboration

This workshop by Discovery Learning on 18 February aims to help early-stage researchers understand the principles and benefits of open science and open collaboration in research

READ | Meet the Researchers: Piangfan Naksukpaiboon

We speak to Piangfan Naksukpaiboon, a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at Queen’s University Belfast. Piangfan shares with us her experiences as an autistic researcher - and how a flexible approach to managing her work has enabled her to excel.

WEBINAR | How to Publish Your First (or Next) Book in STEM

Curious about publishing a book in Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics? Perhaps you have a PhD thesis you feel might have potential for publication as a book. 

EURAXESS Australia & New Zealand in collaboration with Taylor & Francis, present a webinar to cover key aspects of how to propose a new book, the options available to you and the steps involved in publication.

This free webinar will take place on 24 February and is open for all nationalities. Seats are limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.

SURVEY | Researcher development strategy, provision, and profession survey 2022

Do you support the career and professional development of researchers? If so, let Vitae know your thoughts through a global survey of researcher developers to enable a systematic look at the state of the art of researcher development in 2022. Complete the survey by 1 March.

RESOURCE | GREAT Britain website launched

Are you considering coming to the UK to work, research or study in the science sector? The GREAT Britain website has a range of useful information resources for you.

FUNDING | British Academy Global Professorships

Aimed at mid-career and senior reesearchers, Global Professorships aim to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability in the humanities and the social sciences. Apply by 27 April.

FUNDING | GREAT Scholarships 2022-23 open

GREAT Scholarships are available from UK universities across a variety of subjects for students from 18 countries. They are each worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees for a one-year taught postgraduate course.

WEBINAR | GREAT Scholarships

Over 300 GREAT scholarships for postgraduate courses are available from 40 UK universities to students from 15 countries.

Learn more about the GREAT Scholarships, and hear from some of the universities involved, in Study UK's series of online events.

RESOURCE | Study online with a UK university for free

Study UK and FutureLearn are offering learners worldwide the chance to get a taster of UK education, from the comfort of your own home. Eligible learners in 143 countries can claim a free ‘digital upgrade’, giving you extended access and a free digital certificate.

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