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Reconnect with Science Award

This scheme is currently closed.

This award is designed to support excellent postdoctoral researchers with their return to the University after they have taken a career break.

Awards will pay salary initially, including part-time, but researchers will also be able to request research funding for a project or travel to visit other labs as their skills and confidence develop.

'Without any doubt or hesitation, I can say that the ISSF award at Cardiff University is one of the top UK prestigious awards. At the end of this fellowship, I will be in a competitive position for further funding. The ISSF award gave me a great opportunity to return to my academic career.'


  • Maximum duration of each award: Flexible up to 18 months.
  • Maximum amount of (£) each award: £55K.

How to apply

This scheme is currently closed.

Further information

For more information please contact:

Hasnae Khamlichi

Research Support Officer