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EPSRC Fellowships in Manufacturing, UK

EPSRC is looking, in a Pilot call, to support a number EPSRC Fellowships in Manufacturing who have the potential to be future research leaders in their field in Manufacturing Research, supporting either academics who have recently (within the last three years) moved from industry, or people in industry, currently involved in innovation, looking to move into academia. The aim is to offer up to five years of support for suitable candidates who not only have an appropriate background but can also articulate their vision for utilising their industrial experience to inform their future research direction.

To apply for an EPSRC Fellowship in Manufacturing, you should have the potential to develop into an international research leader with the ability to set and drive new research agendas, which could have a potential transformative impact on manufacturing industries, by the end of the award. This call is aimed at individuals with potential to develop into international leaders.EPSRC expectations for EPSRC Fellows in Manufacturing include;

Research should have a transformative impact on the manufacturing industries through the translation of world-class science and engineering.
Ability to change the culture within academia by transferring best practice in industry to academia.
Applicants will develop into future leaders in the academic world.

Scholarship Application Deadline:01 September 2011

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China Oxford Scholarship Fund 2011: Leadership

The Fund was founded in 1992 to award scholarships to the best Chinese graduates to assist them to take up places to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford and then return to contribute in leadership positions to the future development of China.

It is actively campaigning to raise ?25 million to endow twenty to twenty-five scholarships at Oxford solely for Chinese students. It seeks to emulate the success of the Rhodes Scholarship programme, which has helped educate many distinguished American men and women over the last century, amongst them President Bill Clinton. It is this level of excellence that the Fund seeks to emulate.

The Fund sees leadership in terms wider than the political or commercial. It aims to help those who will mould China’s industry and finance, to manage its world-beating manufacturing corporations, to set trends, styles and fashion and to lead its world-class scholarship and research. Leaders, in fact, who will stimulate, formulate and drive the changes which will come to all parts of society in China’s 21st Century.

The Fund is seeking to establish permanent funding for future generations of Chinese scholars in Oxford by attracting donors with the vision to invest in China’s future and by seeking out students of rare talent who would benefit from the Fund’s help.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15th April 2011

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