Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowships

The Bodleian Library Oxford have a number of fellowships which may be of interest to Historians of Science, Technology and Medicine including the Sassoon Visiting Fellowship and the Humfrey Wanley Fellowship for study of any topic using the Bodleian collections, and the David Walker Memorial Fellowship for researchers of Early Modern History.

The Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowship will be of particular interest however to historians of science and communication technology.

Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowships

Supporting a short period of research into any aspect of the history of science and communication, using the archive, manuscript and rare book collections of the Bodleian Libraries. Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowships may be awarded for a period of between two and four months. Applications are encouraged from researchers investigating the history and science of wireless communication and the wireless industry. The awards are intended for scholars who have completed the doctorate or have attained equivalent experience in employment in higher education or research.

  • A maximum of two awards will be made for 2015-16
  • The Fellowship must be taken up in the year beginning 1 August 2015
  • Reimburses up to £1,500 per month for allowable expenses

Application deadline: 27 February 2015

For more information go to the Bodleian fellowship website.

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