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National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum aims to promote an understanding of the history and future of Britain and the Sea by preserving, interpreting and developing its collections, premises and expertise.

CAIRD SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

The Caird Senior Research Fellowship is offered annually by the Trustees of the Museum and is intended to support high-quality research on the Museum's collections or in any field of British naval and maritime history. The Fellowship is primarily intended to support study at a postdoctoral level and applications are encouraged from scholars of any nationality who have recently submitted a Ph.D. or expect to do so before the commencement of the Fellowship.

The conditions for the Fellowship are:

(a) The grant for the Fellowship is £15,000 per annum, exceptionally this grant may be renewed for a second year.
(b) Tenure of the Fellowship will receive printed acknowledgement in any and all publications resulting from work undertaken as part of it.

A Fellow may be requested to attend conferences or symposia on behalf of the Museum and to participate in informal seminars with staff, he or she will also be required to report regularly on research progress.

The next available Fellowship will be tenable from October 2006.

CAIRD SHORT-TERM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

The Caird Short-term Fellowships support research for periods of up to three months into the Museum's collections or in areas of related interest. The Short-term Fellowships are specifically intended for scholars and museum professionals who live abroad or at distance from London.

The extensive collections of the National Maritime Museum have an international reputation and are particularly rich in British naval and maritime history between the 17th and 19th centuries. The National Maritime Museum encourages applications from individuals whose research proposals share the Museum's aims to provide new and exciting ways of interpreting the collections and their historical contexts.

The conditions for the Fellowship are:

(a) The grant for a Fellowship is £1,500 per month for a predetermined two or three-month period, exceptionally this grant may be renewed for a further month.
(b) Tenure of the Fellowship will receive printed acknowledgement in any and all publications resulting from work undertaken as part of it.

A Fellow may be requested to attend conferences or symposia on behalf of the Museum, to participate in informal seminars with staff; and to provide a written report on completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship are tenable by arrangement and within the academic year 2006-07.

Application forms for the above Fellowships can be obtained from Mrs Janet Norton, Research Administrator, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF (tel. 020 8312 6716; fax 020 8312 6521; e-mail: research@nmm.ac.uk) or see our website at http://www.nmm.ac.uk/.


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Cambridge University Reporter 11 November 2005
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