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The Alan Turing Institute

UKRI Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships

The Turing Artificial Intelligence Acceleration Fellowships aim to accelerate the careers of the highest potential AI researchers with the potential to be world-leaders in the next five years and the vision to use the fellowship to achieve this goal. The focus of the programme is on creativity of ideas, thought, and approach, and on enabling new collaboration between academia and other sectors.

Who can apply?

This scheme is targeted to researchers with significant research experience and is not suitable for applicants considering early career fellowships from UKRI.

Key Dates

Deadline for proposal submission: 5pm, Thursday 28th November 2019

Feedback will be given to all applicants by: Friday 13 December 2019

Key Information

Full information regarding this Call can be found via the UKRI funding page. Please read this before submitting your application.

As there is an institutional quota of four per institution, the University is running an internal process to identify applicants for the call.

An internal selection panel will evaluate the EoIs against the criteria in the Call. Further support will be offered to shortlisted candidates in the preparation of their outline application to UKRI.

Up to £18 million is available to fund 10-15 fellows for 5 years from 1st January 2021.

How to apply

Complete the Expression of Interest form, in the Useful Downloads section below,  and send to

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