Current Funding Opportunities
The Faculty wishes to support a limited number of applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships this year. Potential applicants wishing to hold a Fellowship at UEA from autumn 2018 for three years are invited to submit an outline application to the Faculty by 5pm on 1 August 2017. British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are designed to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching. We welcome applications in all areas of Arts and Humanities research for innovative projects, including those on interdisciplinary topics.
Full instructions for guidance on how to submit an application can be found in the linked document:
To identify potential mentors, and for further information about our current research projects, please consult School Research Webpages:
- Art, Media and American Studies (AMA)
- History (HIS)
- Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC)
- Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies (PPL)
Other Funding Opportunities and Initiatives
The Faculty has a number of funding schemes in place to support staff research projects, including a Small Awards Scheme to help develop research publications and our research environment, and one specifically for Early Career Researchers. Full details, including how to apply, are available via the links below. The Associate Dean for Research, Professor Claire Jowitt (email@example.com) and School Research Directors will be happy to discuss them with you, and answer any questions you may have.
In addition, each year the Faculty supports a number of applications for Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowships from suitably qualified applicants. In 2016 we were awarded 3 Fellowships. If you are interested in applying for the next round (2017/18), please contact Claire Grasby (firstname.lastname@example.org) Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research.
This new forum is designed to provide a supportive and inclusive environment for colleagues in the early stages of their research career to address career-stage specific issues and share best practice. The forum will meet c.6 times per year over lunch to 'workshop' a specific issue in an informal and encouraging atmosphere, with topics chosen in consultation with its membership. The forum's programme is organised by Professor Claire Jowitt, Associate Dean for Research, (email@example.com) and includes presentations by invited external speakers (including ECRs) on a particular topic or issue, but the aim is for Early Career Researchers at UEA to develop, through discussion with peers, their personal effectiveness and the skills to ensure the widest impact of their research.
The final session will be an Early Career Research Showcase where members will be invited, if they wish, to give a short presentation (3-5 minutes) on their research. This session will be an open one, which members of the Faculty and University will be invited to attend.
This initiative aims to provide a bespoke career development opportunity and, by meeting at lunchtime, is designed to fit within a 9-5 working day. Sessions will start promptly at 12 noon and finish at 1.30pm (except the Early Career Research Showcase, which runs 12-2pm), with lunch provided, and are not to be held on the same day of the week each time (to enable colleagues to attend at least some sessions). Please note, 'early career researcher' is broadly and inclusively defined for the purposes of membership of this forum: staff on research contracts and on temporary, fractional, and ATS contracts, are warmly invited to attend, as well as FT permanent ATR ECR staff.
Please see the attached schedule for further information.
The Faculty publishes four times a year (spring, summer, autumn and winter) a Research Bulletin celebrating the successes and rich diversity of colleagues' research. Designed to showcase our vibrant research community, it includes a variety of information about colleagues' new publications, research grant successes, research projects and events being organised at UEA and elsewhere.
If you are interested in submitting an item for inclusion please email HUM.firstname.lastname@example.org