Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship

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Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship
Awarded fora five-year salary enhancement to help recruit or retain scientists in the UK
Sponsored by
Date2000 (2000)[1]
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The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship is a fellowship awarded by the Royal Society since in 2000.[2], it was previously known as Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Grant Award.[3]

It was administered by the Royal Society and jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the UK Office of Science and Technology, to give universities additional financial support to attract key researchers to this country or to retain those who might seek to gain higher salaries elsewhere."[3] to tackle the brain drain.[1] They were given in four annual rounds, with up to seven awards per round.[1]

Recipients[edit]

Winners of this grant (see Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders) award included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Smaglik, Paul (2002). "Battling the brain drain". Nature. 415 (6871): 3–31. doi:10.1038/nj6871-03a. PMID 11823808.
  2. ^ Highfield, Roger (2000). "£4m set aside to lure 'Beckhams of science'". telegraph.co.uk. The Daily Telegraph.
  3. ^ a b "Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award". Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2019-01-07. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Royal Society announces new round of esteemed Wolfson Research Merit Awards". royalsociety.org. London: Royal Society. 9 May 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2015. Professor Sue Black – University of Dundee, The new biometric - your life in your hands
  5. ^ a b Anon (9 April 2015). "Grant winners". timeshighereducation.com. London: Times Higher Education. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  6. ^ https://royalsociety.org/people/peterohearn7815/
  7. ^ "Royal Society announces first round of prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Awards for 2012". royalsociety.org. London: Royal Society. 28 May 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2015. Professor Fabrice Pierron - University of Southampton, Imaging the mechanical properties of materials