Training Fellowships in Infection and Global Health

Many funding agencies and charities provide funding for fellowships and grants suitable for different career stages.

The Institute of Infection and Global Health is keen to support and assist excellent candidates apply for funding for postgraduate or postdoctoral fellowships and grants.

The Forum for Liverpool Infection & Global Health Trainees (FLIGHT) aims to provide information and guidance at all stages in the process.

If you are interested in applying for funding within the Institute, you should consider the following steps:

  1. Familiarise yourself with the research activity of the institute and ensure that they align with your research interests. You can find information about our research under the Departmental webpages.
  2. Send an up-to-date brief CV and a half page outline of your research ideas/interests to Dan Wootton ( Your CV should include information on: your education; your experience; your publications and conference presentations, and grant income and whether you are a citizen of the EU. You should also include ideas for funding sources if you can.

We will review the information you send and be in touch to discuss it further. We may ask you for more information.

Additional support is available from our IGH Fellowship Champions - we have a number of staff within the Institute, who have been successful in obtaining their own funding and who you can approach for guidance and advice:

Carri Westgarth, MRC Population Health Scientist Research Fellowship, 2011

Dan Wootton, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2010

Ben Michael, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2011

Adjanie Patabendige, NC3Rs David Sainsbury Fellowship, 2012

Sophia Latham, AXA Research Fellowship, 2013

Fiona McGill, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2013

Georgette Kluiters, BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship, 2015

Jo Fothergill, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship, 2012

Mark Ellul, Association of British Neurologists Fellowship, 2016

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences also offer a supportive environment running workshops, networking and mentoring schemes etc., which can be found on the University website.

International Fellowships

There are also a range of studentships and fellowships available for international graduates, see the International Studentship page.