For scientists in Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Maysia, Thailand and Turkey who want to visit or send staff and students to the UK and develop networks, research projects and partnerships with their UK hosts/counterparts and the wider UK research and innovation community.
Successful candidates may wish to consider subsequently applying for a Newton International Fellowship or Newton Advanced Fellowship to consolidate partnerships.
Awards are available for either 3 months, 1 year or 2 years.
Funds for a contribution towards travel, subsistence and research expenses can be requested for either a one-off short visit to explore opportunities for building lasting networks or for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations.
WHO ? Both an overseas-based applicant and a UK-based co-applicant are required for this scheme. Both applicants must have a PhD or equivalent research experience and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible university or research institute.
The Royal Society Newton Mobility Grants cover researchers working in natural sciences, including: physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering, agricultural, biological and bio-medical research, geography and experimental psychology.
Deadline: 14 March 2018. More here.