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Isaac Newton Trust

About the Isaac Newton Trust

The Isaac Newton Trust is a charity 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.

New Awards

Strategic, Emergency, Project and Equipment Grants made in March 2019

Research grants March 2019

Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 14 March 2019 at 4pm

Thursday 4 July 2019 at 3pm

November 2019 meeting tbc

INT Fellows' Day 24 June 2019

Make a date in your diary for our next Isaac Newton Trust Fellows' Day for early career research fellows partially funded by the Trust.  The INT office will contact all INT Fellows with full information in the New Year.


 'So thrilled about this grant. It's a wonderful scheme to boost young post-docs.

 Thank-you Newton!'

Forthcoming closing dates

Newton Trust Research Grants (all categories)  - the 2019 timetable may be found here


Recent deadlines

The Internal University of Cambridge LECF Competition round is now closed.  The deadline for applications was 14 January 2019 

The CTO Research Leave Programme 2019 round is now closed.  The application deadline was 4 February 2019

Cambridge Humanities Research Grants (CHRGs) 2018 Michaelmas Term round  is now closed.

INT/Schools of Physical Sciences & Technology (start-up grants for new University Lecturers) - the 2018 round is now closed

INT/Wellcome Trust ISSF/Schools of Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine (start-up grants for new University Lecturers and PIs) - the 2018 round is now closed

INT/College Junior Research Fellowships - has now closed for October 2019 starts.

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