The Royal Society has established a scheme for University Research Fellows and Dorothy Hodgkin Fellows to undertake a secondment with the BBC science unit in London.
This scheme will provide an opportunity for Research Fellows who are interested in working with the media to gain experience in how science media works and to develop new skills in communicating science.
This scheme is currently closed to applications.
You can apply for this scheme if you are a current Royal Society University Research Fellow or Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow.
A three month secondment on a full or part time basis with the BBC.
The scope of the activities during the secondment will be agreed between the Research Fellow and the BBC; however, previous participants have had the opportunity to:
The 2016 Royal Society BBC Secondments are scheduled to run between February and August 2016, but this can be changed if needed.
Applications are assessed by the Royal Society and the BBC.