Research Fellowship Competition

Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals of exceptionally strong academic record who have produced innovative doctoral research.
 
The College has two competitions – one for applicants within the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and one for applicants within the Sciences. 
 
Four candidates have been recommended for election in October 2022. Next year's application process for both competitions is scheduled to open on September 1 2022 and closes on September 30 2022.
 
Applications can be made via the following online site: https://rfc.cai.cam.ac.uk/ 
 
There are 31 colleges within the collegiate University of Cambridge. Each College is an independent institution and appoints its own staff.
 

Previous winners

2022

Dr Victoria Baena (English)

Dr Lila O'Leary Chambers (History)

David Hosking (Physics)

Vaithish Velazhahan (Molecular Biology)

2021

Orfeas Chasapis Tassinis (Law)

Dr Stephen Turton (English)

Dr Jan Steinebrunner (Mathematics)

Dr Michele Simoncelli (Physics)

2020

Dr Emily Sandford (Physics)

Dr Christina Faraday (History of Art)

Vedran Sulovsky (History)

2019

Dr Ted Tregear (English)

Dr Francesca De Domenico (Engineering)

Dr Lisa Kattenberg (History)

2018 

Dr Rebecca Sugden (Modern and Medieval Languages)

Dr Guy Emerson (Computer Science)

Dr  Lewis Owen (Material Sciences)

Dr Joseph Ashmore (English)

2017

Dr Carl Turner (Mathematics)

Dr Tamsin Blaxter (Linguistics)

Dr Timothy Nicholas-Twining (History)

Dr Tom Arnold-Forster (History)

2016

Dr Ruadhaí Dervan (Mathematics)

Dr Anna Judson (Classics)

Dr Will Handley (Natural Sciences)

Dr Manuel Will (Archaeology)

2015

Dr John Gallagher (History)

Dr Johannes Hofmann (Mathematics)

Dr Giorgia Longobardi (Engineering)

Dr Simon Wolfgang Fuchs (Theology and Religious Studies)