A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique fellowship designed to return scientists, engineers and technologists to their careers after a break. Fellowships are normally undertaken on a part-time basis in a university or research establishment in the UK. They are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update the skills and knowledge of the Fellow thus allowing them to return at the appropriate level to their career.
The Fellowship is normally part-time for two years and the Fellow is paid a salary, with a small additional allowance for expenses such as conference attendance. Fellowships are held within a university research laboratory or in a suitable research division in an industrial establishment in the UK.
"I have been familiar with the Daphne Jackson Memorial Fellowships Trust for some time. I regard it as an extraordinarily important and successful programme, to which I would accord the highest priority. I am not in the habit of automatically ticking the 'top one percent' boxes on application forms, but in this case I have unhesitatingly done so. This is a programme that really does make a difference."
Sir Robert May, formerly President of the Royal Society and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government