Thursday, 11 September 2014

Senior Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Introduction: This scheme supports outstanding researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish themselves as leading investigators at an academic institution in a low- and middle-income country location.

  • a basic salary for the fellow
  • research expenses (e.g. consumables, equipment, collaborative travel, research assistance, technical support, fieldwork and data collection)
  • course fees where appropriate and justified
  • research management and support costs
  • an inflation allowance and support to attend scientific meetings
  • provision for public engagement costs.


Public health and tropical medicine cover a wide range of health problems, including communicable and non-communicable diseases. Topics include:
  • demographic, social science and health economic studies
  • epidemiological, field and community based studies
  • health care systems and policy research
  • measurement of infectious and chronic disease burden
  • population studies
  • clinical trials and case control studies
  • studies of disease mechanisms in the natural host
  • determinants of disease susceptibility and resistance
  • immunity or resistance in natural hosts or vectors.

  • Next preliminary application deadline: 19 September 2014 (5pm)
  • Main application deadline: 14 November 2014 (5pm)
  • Shortlisting of candidates by Expert Review Group: January 2015
  • Shortlisted candidate interviews by Interview Panel: 30 March - 1 April 2015

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