College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Chancellor's Fellows

Applications are invited from early career research scientists twice a year. The current application window closed on 28 August 2023. We'll update the page when we have details of the next round.


About the fellowships

 A Chancellor’s Fellowship with the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine is an opportunity to realise your research goals in a thriving multi-disciplinary community.  We already have incredible research facilities and an ongoing plan to create unrivalled future resources for both research and outstanding medical, veterinary and biomedical sciences teaching.   

Over the course of the five-year programme, we will support you to develop your ideas and find your future place in our thriving research community. We have a strong track record in supporting our Chancellor’s Fellows to win significant funding and establish their own research groups.    

We live and work in one of the most incredible cities in the world with the wild spaces and places of Scotland within easy reach.   Visit our research institute websites below to explore our facilities or take a virtual tour for a look inside our doors. 


Further details


Chancellor's Fellows 2024 - round two

Welcoming ten new fellows to the College.

Chancellor's Fellows 2023 - round one

A montage of 11 head shots of the new Chancellor's Fellows.
Welcoming eleven new fellows to the College.

Profile: Emily Clark

Emily is Research Group Leader at the Roslin Institute. She received a Chancellor's Fellowship in 2017.

Profile: Elaine Emmerson

Elaine was awarded a Chancellor's Fellowship in 2017. Her research explores salivary gland regeneration.

Profile: Syed Ahmar Shah

Head shot of Syed Ahmar Shah
Syed Ahmar Shah is a Chancellor's Fellow based at the Usher Institute, currently pursuing projects in both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Explore the College

Roslin Institute

Usher Institute

Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Institute for Regeneration and Repair

Edinburgh Neuroscience

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

Virtual Visit

Living in Edinburgh

Research Excellence Framework 2022 results