School of Politics and International Relations

Research Fellows

As a research-led institution, the University of Nottingham recognises the value and contribution of early career researchers as essential to delivering its ambitious, high-quality research agenda. 

Our researchers secure a wide range of grants and fellowships. The following are among these receiving externally funded fellowships:

  • Gulshan Khan – British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship
  • Joerg Nowak – Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
  • Jacqueline Hicks - Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
  • Don Lee - Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship

The School of Politics and International Relations regularly invites expressions of interest for research fellowships including the Nottingham Research Fellowships and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

Fellowships website

Nottingham Research Fellowships

The School of Politics and International Relations invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Nottingham Research Fellowships as advertised.

The Nottingham Research Fellowships Scheme targets outstanding early career researchers in most academic disciplines at the University. The Fellowships are open to early career researchers and provide a recognised first step into an independent research career.

The school's research is based around our research centres and institutes. EOIs are invited from all areas of political science and political studies. Preference will be given to applicants who work in the thematic areas of the research centres of the School of Politics and International Relations.

Previous holders of Nottingham Research Fellowships are:

  • Anne-Marie Walters (2014-17)
  • Fernando Casal-Bertoa (2013-16)

Visiting Scholars

The school also has several visiting scholars; those recently involved with the school include:

  • Saiful Islam, University of Buner, Pakistan (2019-20)
    studying Pakistan-Afghan Border Security
  • Dalson Figueiredo, UFPE Brazil (2018-19) studying transparency in government institutions and Higher Education
  • Upasak Das, University of Pennsylvania (2018-19)
  • Ekaterina Romanova, Moscow State University (2018-19)
  • Guilia Sciorati, University of Trento, Italy (2018-19)
  • Enivaldo Rocha, UFPE Brazil (2018-19)
  • Caio Malaquias, UFPE Brazil (2018-19)
  • Rodrigo Lina, UFPE Brazil (2018-19)
  • Barbara Mota, UFPE Brazil (2018-19)


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