Royal Society announces Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship holders
The Royal Society, UK has announced the holders of the prestigious Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships 2013. The fellowships are awarded by the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.
The Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship aims at benefitting scientists from a period of full-time research without teaching and administrative duties. The scheme reimburses the employing institution with the full salary cost of a teaching replacement. The Fellowships cover all areas of the life and physical sciences except clinical medicine.The newly appointed fellowship holders are working on a wide variety of projects includingcircuits in the brain, the genes coding for multicellularity in plants and using laser scanning to measure forest canopies.
The Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship holders 2013:
- Professor Zafar Bashir, University of Bristol
- Dr Juliet Coates, University of Birmingham
- Professor Mark Danson, University of Salford
- Professor Desmond Higham, University of Strathclyde
- Professor Wolfgang Langbein, Cardiff University
- Professor Margaret MacLean, University of Glasgow
- Dr BalazsSzendroi, University of Oxford
The Royal Society:
The Royal Society is a self-governed association of some of the world’s most eminent scientists from across all areas of science, engineering and medicine. The Society’s main aim is to identify, encourage and sustain excellence in science and to promote the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.
Apart from theLeverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship,The Royal Society provides a variety of grant schemes to support the UK scientific community and foster collaboration between UK based and overseas scientists.
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