The grants funded Rutherford Fellowships for 120 early career researchers from over 60 of the UK higher education sector’s strategic partner institutions in 18 countries. The grants were funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through the Rutherford Fund.
In April 2021, two years on from the end of the UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants, UUKi conducted a survey of former grant-holders. This report presents the survey findings and builds on evidence collected at the end of the fellowships to demonstrate the programme’s ongoing impact.
Highlights from the report include: