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Alliance: French-British program to support researchers' mobility

The Partenariat Hubert Curien (PHC) - Alliance 2023 - aims to develop scientific and technological exchanges of excellence between French and the UK laboratories, involving a significant participation of young researchers (PhD and post-doctoral fellows). The deadline for applications is September 30, 2022.


PhDs' voices: doctoral mobility to the UK following Brexit

Mathilde Maillard takes a look back at her experience of mobility to the United Kingdom, during her third year of doctoral studies. A stay of 4 months during which she was hosted by the laboratory CASC (Centre for Advanced Structural Ceramics) of Imperial College London.


Meet UK universities online at Study UK Europe: Gateway to the UK

The British Council’s first ever Europe-wide virtual higher education fair for students considering studying in the UK at either undergraduate or postgraduate level will take place from 19 October-13 November.


£10 million funding to spark innovation and new careers in the biomedical sector

UKRI has launched a new programme that aims to spark innovation and help people move between different research careers. 3 calls are open for UK-based researchers and hosting companies.


Find (almost) all the answers to your questions about Brexit

The French government has launched a specific platform to answer the questions French and British citizens, researchers and companies may have on the challenges addressed by Brexit and its impact.


Stays for senior researchers in the United Kingdom

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

(Pour consulter cet article en français, cliquez ici)

The Science and Technology Department of the French Embassy in the United Kingdom offers each year, the opportunity for French senior researchers to stay at the Churchill College (Cambridge) for a period ranging from 6 months to 1 year. Application deadline: April 18, 2016.

From Franco-British collaboration to European networks

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

(Pour consulter cet article en français : cliquez ici)

As part of its mission to promote scientific and technological collaborations between France and the United Kingdom, the French Embassy’s Science and Technology Department  has implemented a programme which aims to facilitate exchanges and "seed meetings" between scientists of both countries and reinforce their position within the European Research Area (ERA). Deadline for application in the framework of the 1st Call for Proposals 2015: May 31, 2015.

Mobility Funding Guide to the United Kingdom

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A support intended for French students and scientists, wishing to travel to the other side of the Channel for a training or research activities.

Catapult Centres development in the UK

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The British government has announced an additional investment of £185 million in two new technology and innovation or Catapult Centres in 2015-2016 in the field of Diagnostics for Stratified Medicine and Energy systems.

An international research experience within an European network

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

After a joint PhD between France and Italy, a stay in Greece, in the United States and in the UK, Eric Buchlin is currently a researcher at the Institute of Space Astrophysics, a CNRS laboratory and the University Paris-Sud, Orsay.

Is mobility the key to success?

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Research Associate at the Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France), Spiros Kitsinelis worked in England, Japan, Netherlands and Greece.

University Spin-Outs…

Carisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A document of Science and Technology Department of the French Embassy in the United Kingdom. Authors: Maggy Heintz, Le Quiniou Clotilde.

Survey on UK researchers

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf et Fabrice Martin

6 000 researchers employed in 51 UK Higher Education Institutions, from all statutes and all disciplines, have responded to Vitae online survey. You wanted to know what a research career looks like on the other side of the Channel ? Ask the researchers.

Promoting the UK doctorate : Opportunities and challenges

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A research report published in September 2009 by UK Universities

Career stories?

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

PhDs tell their experiences and their career choices on Vitae, the portal for UK researchers.

The market for international research students in the UK

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A report from the British Higher Education International Unit

Innovation in UK

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A report published in 2008 by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)

Research fellowships at the Imperial College London

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A programme to help outstanding young scientists make the leap from post-doctoral researcher to lecturer.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The British portal for researchers, supervisors, research managers and employers.



Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The job board of the most prestigious scientific magazine.

British Research System

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The United Kingdom second worldwide ranked behind the USA in terms of scientific excellence facing the evolution of its financing and evaluation system of public research.

London Biotechnology Network - LBN

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Established in June 2000, LBN is now one of the largest biotechnology networks in Europe with over 2000 members from 800 organisations.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A specialist job site for careers in academic, science, research and related employment.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

An european academic database providing many PhD opportunities.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A website for science jobs.

The National Postgraduate Committee (NPC)

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Founded in 1992, NPC is the only organisation in the UK run by postgraduates in the interests of postgraduates.

What do PhDs do? - Trends

Fabrice Martin

What have become of PhDs who graduated between 2003 et 2005 in the United Kingdom? A new report by the UK GRAD Programme focuses on the evolution of their employment data.

Getting Better

E. Jardin & C. Schoch

Gilles Pariente, PhD in economics, Economist with EMI Music in London.

She's leaving home

Evelyne Jardin

Sarah Belair, Chemistry PhD, Researcher with Johnson Matthey.

Back from a postdoc in London

E. Jardin & C. Schoch

After a postdoc at the Imperial College in London, Marion Pommet is now a graduate teaching fellow at the University of Evry Val d' Essonne.

Good to know

Evelyne Jardin


PhDs, welcome to the UK!

Fabrice Martin

British employers are generally eager to hire PhDs and French PhDs are very appreciated and considered to be well educated across the channel.

Interview with Emmanuelle Marchal

Evelyne Jardin

Emmanuelle Marchal is a junior research fellow at the CNRS-Cee and co-author of a book entitled Des marchés du travail équitables? Approche comparative France/Royaume-Uni (2001).