The Novo Nordisk Fellowship programme aims to support the development of a new generation of exceptional young diabetes researchers, who will become future leaders in the field, while further developing scientific excellence within diabetes and ultimately improving the lives of patients.

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These prestigious 3 year fellowships are open to outstanding candidates of any nationality. Each Fellowship includes a salary for the fellow, generous consumables support, a generous travel budget for the fellow, and home/EU fees for the clinical research training fellow.

Fellows will be based in the University of Oxford in research groups with a focus on diabetes.

Fellows will get to spend a period of time in the labs of Novo Nordisk in Copenhagen.

Please note that:

  • Applicants for the postdoctoral fellowships must be no more than 3 years post PhD at the start of the fellowship;
  • The funding provided for the clinical research training fellowship will only cover home/EU DPhil (PhD) fees.

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For all enquiries please email Ruth McCaffrey at