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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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The office will be staffed intermittently till the start of Term.

Please see this website for information and direct any enquiries to or phone 01223 761792 until  further notice

Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 07 July 2016 15.00


Forthcoming closing dates

Newton Trust research grants (Easter 2016) -  draft applications to reach INT Director by 6 May. See  timetable.