International Scientific Seminars

This scheme is for Royal Society Research Fellows who want to organise a small two-day scientific seminar at the Royal Society at Chicheley Hall.

International Scientific Seminars Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire is a Grade 1 listed 18th century building.

The scheme provides funding for international airfares, UK travel costs, accommodation at the centre, hire of the meeting rooms and all meals at the Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre.

The scientific meeting may be specific to a particular field of science or cross disciplinary in nature.

The award holders are responsible for all aspects of organising and delivering the scientific content of the meetings, although guidance and support is available from the Royal Society.

Researchers who are ineligible for this scheme might consider submitting a proposal for a scientific discussion meeting instead.

Eligibility requirements

The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine.

The applicant must currently be in receipt of one of the following Royal Society Research Fellowships:

Applicants should ensure that they meet all the eligibility requirements, which are explained in the scheme notes.

Value and tenure

The scheme provides funding for international airfares, UK travel costs, accommodation at the centre, hire of the meeting rooms and all meals at the centre for up to 20 participants. The maximum amount that may be requested for travel is £5,000.

Please note that costs associated with the Kavli Royal Society International Centre will not be paid as a grant to the host organisation, since the booking of all rooms,meals and other facilities at the Centre will be arranged through the Royal Society.

Application process

Applications are initially reviewed by two members of the International Networking panel with the most appropriate scientific expertise. The applications are then discussed at a meeting of the panel co-Chairs.

Applying for this scheme

This scheme is closed to applications.

To apply for this scheme:

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Contact us

If you have a question about this scheme, please first read the scheme notes which contain more information. If the answer is still not available, you can contact the grants team here.