• Training Room

    SPIRAL - EPSRC Open Fellowships Information Webinar
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This information Webinar aims to support colleagues who are considering applying for an EPSRC Open Fellowship. Presentations will cover the application and assessment process, as well as the support available through the university.

Duration 1 hour 30 mins

Course Type Webinar

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: For academics/researchers who are interested in applying for an EPSRC Open Fellowship

In this Information Webinar, you will be presented with: 

  • An overview of the EPSRC Open Fellowships scheme by Dr Derek Craig, EPSRC Head of Regional Engagement for Scotland; 
  • Top tips from successful EPSRC Fellow on their experience of applying for a fellowship and the impact of this award on their research and career development; 
  • Insights from an Assessment Panel member on what Panels look for in a successful fellowship application; 
  • Details of university support to facilitate fellowship applications from colleagues in the Research and Knowledge Exchange Services (RKES) Directorate. 

Course Outcomes/Objectives;

By the end of this session participants will: 

  • Have gained a clear understanding of the EPSRC Open Fellowships scheme including: scope, eligibility and application process;  
  • Be aware of the assessment criteria and what makes a successful application; 
  • Have heard about the experience of successful Fellow;  
  • Be aware of the support available for those seeking to apply for fellowships at Strathclyde

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Delivered By: Prof Anja Lowit, Dr Derek Craig, Prof Bernie Conway, Dr Jonathan Pritchard, Dr Alison Robinson and Louise Virdee


Participants should familiarise themselves with the EPSRC Open Fellowships call at: https://epsrc.ukri.org/skills/fellows/. Questions for the speakers can be sent in advance to RKES (louise.virdee@strath.ac.uk).

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