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2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Call

Application Deadline: 15:00, Wednesday 10th March 2021

Fellowships are expected to commence between 1 September 2021 – 30 November 2021.

*There may be an extension to this visit period depending on the state of the COVID pandemic at that time which could restrict international travel.

This fellowship provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months.

Eligible applicants should be a UK resident and currently based at a UK university or research institution. The applicant needs to have finished their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD on or after 2nd April 2015.

Eligible research fields must be within the remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.

Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society as our nominating authority. Please visit this web page for further information:

2021 JSPS London Symposium and Seminar Scheme

Closing date: Monday 8th March, 2021

Time frame for holding events: between June 2021 to the end of February 2022

Applicants must be registered members of the JSPS Alumni Association of the UK and Ireland or the JSPS London Network for Japanese Researchers Based in the UK (JBUK) and be based at a university or research institute in the UK or Ireland.

*For this call we can support an in-person and/or on-line event.*

Application Guidelines 

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FY2021 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (First call for FY2021)

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and Ireland, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st August 2021 – 31st March 2022

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th January, 2021

Application Documents can be found here

COVID Updates for JSPS London

Following careful consideration of UK government advice on the evolving novel coronavirus pandemic, we will be holding no in-person meetings or events for the foreseeable future. If you need to contact us during this time, please use our enquire e mail address:

Funding calls for programmes that support international collaboration will be proceeding, although timings may change, and we will continue to provide guidance to our research fellows and larger grant awardees. Particularly if you are a recent awardee or prospective applicant and wish to discuss your plans to use JSPS funding, please do get in touch via our enquire e mail address.

Our programme of meetings and events have moved to on-line platforms. New events will be announced on this webpage.