All you need to know if you’re interested in studying, doing research, or teaching in Germany from DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, researcher or senior academic. They also run a number of Special Programmes.
The website also gives some funding and placement resources.
PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2017
4 December 2017
Central London – Venue to be advised to successful applicants only
Specialist Subject Sessions: The Fair is divided into two subject Sessions:
The Morning Session covers PhD funding in the Arts and Humanities, Law, Management and Social Sciences.
The Afternoon Session covers PhD funding across the range of Science and Engineering subjects.
As this is a specialist Fair, and we have limited spaces in both the morning and afternoon Sessions, you will need to have applied, been accepted, and have received a personal invitation to the Fair, in order to attend.
Free to attend, but you should apply sooner rather than later as places are limited. Register – www.postgraduatestudentships.co.uk/postgraduatestudentships-phd-funding-fair
Join the JSPS London network for Japanese researchers based in the UK – open to visiting Japanese scholars as well as tenured Japanese academics based at UK institutions. It’s free to join with events and funding schemes exclusive to members. Register at https://ssl.jsps.org/members/?page=regist
The Science and Innovation Network Japan (SIN Japan) have produced a booklet (2016) Sources of funding 4th edition which is a guide to funding sources available to facilitate collaboration between the UK and Japan – from funding for travel and networking, to research exchange, international fellowships and major research grants. It’s available in English and Japanese and can be downloaded at https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/uk-science-innovation-network-in-japan.
These resources on jobs.ac.uk may help you to decide:
Do high-value commercial deals get you excited?
Helping to patent exciting new technologies?
Assisting families and people in need with their problems?
Where can you do this? Take a look at the Training Contract and Pupillage Handbook (TCPH) for basic information or come into the PDC and pick up a copy!
Before you start your applications for work experience, training contracts or pupillage do some more research, eg in the legal press and firms/chambers’ websites.
The Leverhulme Trust provides funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, aiming being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.
The Study Abroad Studentships scheme supports students who wish to undertake a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the UK and the USA, and applications are currently being accepted for awards commencing from June 2017. Find out more….