KE Fellowship Scheme - Information for Applicants
We invite employees in public, private and third sector organisations, and self-employed freelancers, to spend time with us, working on projects of mutual interest.
What kind of projects do Knowledge Exchange Fellows undertake?
- Carrying out research to inform the work of your organisation
- Organising an event linking research and policy or practice
- Building a network of relevant academics and practitioners
- Developing a training course or programme
- Working on a creative piece of work
- Writing funding applications for larger knowledge exchange projects
What the does the scheme offer you?
- The opportunity to work on a project which will be useful to you and to your organisation
- An academic mentor
- Access to the University library, including its extensive electronic resources
- Access to a wide range of research seminars
- Shared office space and other facilities as agreed with the host department
- An annual showcasing event to share your work.
What do Knowledge Exchange Fellows bring to the University?
- A project idea which is of interest of shared interest to you, your organisation and the University
- Expertise, networks and experience
- The potential for future collaboration between you, your organisation and the University
How do I apply?
We welcome enquiries throughout the year. Contact us by emailing Shonagh McEwan, Knowledge Exchange and Impact Adviser on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please tell us:
- Who you work for (or if you are freelance)
- Your role
- A short summary of your idea
- If you have someone in mind you would like to work with.
Based on your project idea, we will attempt to identify an academic who matches your interests. When a match is found, you will make a joint application. If you are already working with an academic as part of an existing partnership, you can make a joint application directly.