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About the Isaac Newton Trust

The Isaac Newton Trust was established in 1988 by Trinity College. The Trust promotes learning, research and education in the University of Cambridge, primarily by providing support to early career researchers and by making research grants to departments and programmes within the University and its constituent Colleges.

Early Career Researchers

Research Fellowships, support for new lecturers and independent postdocs...

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Established researchers

Research grants, support for research assistants...

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Projects & Programmes

Programmes, projects and interdisciplinary initiatives.....

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College collaborations

Junior Research Fellowships, CTO research leave....

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Recent awards

Isaac Newton Research Grants are awarded each year (in March, July and November), to departments for the support of research projects. Eight grants were awarded in March 2016

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Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 07 July 2016 15.00


Forthcoming closing dates

Newton Trust research grants (Easter 2016) -  the deadline for submitting draft applications for these grants (6 May) has now passed. See  timetable. If you intend to apply to the Trust for any other type of funding this term, please contact the Director to discuss the time line for your application.

Time Limited Teaching Fellowships (2016) - the deadline for Colleges to submit applications for postdoctoral researchers to be appointed Time Limited Teaching Fellows is 24 June 2016.

 INT College Research Fellowships (2016) the summer deadline for COLLEGES to apply for INT funding to support their own JRF competitions is 5 July 2016