The Blavatnik Postdoctoral Fellowships is designed to further strengthen British-Israeli scientific relations by developing the academic capacities of Israel’s brightest young scientists and creating connections that will last through their whole academic careers. It enables Israel’s most outstanding young scientists working in the fields of life sciences, physical sciences and engineering to study with world-leading research groups in one of the world’s best universities, the University of Cambridge.

Blavatnik fellows are selected through an annual call for proposal and receive a stipend of £30,000 and an additional £6,000 for research costs for each year of their two-year fellowship. Fellows are expected to return to Israel and establish themselves as lab leaders using the knowledge and links they have made in the UK.

The Blavatnik Postdoctoral Fellowships are administered by the British Council in Israel on behalf of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

These young researchers are all inventive trailblazers with stellar accomplishments in their respective fields and great future promise.” said Sir Leonard Blavatnik, founder and chairman of Access Industries and head of the Blavatnik Family Foundation “Their research in the coming years will lead to discoveries that will improve the world and benefit mankind”. 

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