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UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship Round 8 - Internal Applications Open!

The internal process for the eighth round of UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships is now open with a deadline of midday, Friday 31st March 2023.
Providing up to seven years of funding for early-career researchers and innovators, this prestigious scheme supports applications that will tackle difficult and novel challenges. Applications can be submitted in any area of research or innovation covered by the Research Councils and Innovate UK. There is no maximum or minimum award value. Please carefully read the person specification attached and guidance on the funder’s website (see link below) before deciding to apply.

The Research and Innovation Office is running a managed process for this call:
• Interested applicants wishing to submit to the internal selection process should complete the attached EoI form and return to Patricia Schappo ( with a 3 page CV by midday, Friday 31st March 2023.

• Schools will rank relevant applications, and a University-level selection panel will determine which applicants can proceed to the full submission by the end of April 2023.
• The full application deadline for the FLF call will be 4th July 2023.

IMPORTANT: Considering the strategic relevance of this scheme, we will be running an open forum on 9th March, 10- 11am, to outline what LU and the internal panel is looking for in a Future Leader applicant. We strongly encourage potential applicants to attend it.
Please email Patricia Schappo ( for information on how to join the session.

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