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Applications are accepted from the ‘ranking units’ (Host Institutions) listed below. This list is based on the University’s departmental/faculty structure, and reflects the way in which the Leverhulme Trust is prepared to set up their awards. However, please note:

  • Applicants can only make one application to the Leverhulme Trust.
  • Departmental Centres and Museums listed here should apply through the body under which they are grouped. 
  • Applicants from other bodies (e.g. the Fitzwilliam Museum) should apply to the most appropriate ranking unit from the list below.

School of Arts and Humanities

Architecture

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Centre for Research in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH)

Classics

Divinity

English

History of Art

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) incorporating the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER)

Modern and Medieval Languages

Music

Philosophy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Archaeology

Social Anthropology (includes Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) 

Economics

Education

Geography (Human) - See also Physical Sciences below

History

History & Philosophy of Science

Institute of Criminology

Land Economy

Law

POLIS (including the Centres for African Studies, Development Studies, Latin American Studies, South Asian Studies and the Centre for Gender Studies)

Psychology - see Biological Sciences

Sociology

School of Clinical Medicine

NB applicants from clinical departments should ensure that their project falls within the classification of ‘basic science’:  the Leverhulme Trust will not award fellowships in clinical/medical research.

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Neurosciences 

Haematology

Medical Genetics

Medicine

MRC Biostatistics Unit

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

MRC Epidemiology Unit

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Oncology

Paediatrics

Psychiatry

Public Health & Primary Care

Radiology

Surgery

School of Biological Sciences

Biochemistry

Cambridge Systems Biology Centre (CSBC)

Genetics

Pathology

Pharmacology

Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Plant Sciences (includes Botanic Garden)

Psychology

Sainsbury Laboratory

Zoology (includes Museum of Zoology)

Veterinary Medicine

Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute

School of Physical Sciences

Astronomy

Chemistry

Earth Sciences

Geography (Physical - including Scott Polar Research Institute) - see also Humanities & Social Sciences above

Materials Science and Metallurgy

Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Physics

School of Technology

Computer Laboratory

Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology

Engineering

Judge Business School

Non-School Institutions

Fitzwilliam Museum (includes Hamilton Kerr Institute), Kettle's Yard

If you are in doubt about the unit to which an applicant belongs, please contact the Trust Administrator.

Trustees' Meeting Dates

Thursday 23 November 2023

Tuesday 12 March 2024

Thursday 11 July 2024

 

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