Researcher-led placements

We support you in developing bespoke research projects with a partner of your choice.

Researcher-Led placements are projects that are initiated by doctoral researchers with a partner of their choice.

If you have a partner with whom you would like to build a collaborative project, we can support you from the early stages of project design through to the full project life cycle, up to completion. 

To apply for funding and support, please submit an online PGR Placement Application Form (which includes a statement of support from your supervisor) by one of the following deadlines:

  • 12 September 2021
  • 21 November 2021
  • 6 February 2022 
  • 10 April 2022
  • 5 June 2022 
  • 11 September 2022

All deadlines at 23:59 UK time.

Please ensure that your application is submitted at least 12 weeks in advance of your placement's planned starting date.