Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the discoverer of pulsars, won a £2.3m prize for her work in astrophysics and is giving it all away. The Institute of Physics and leading physicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell launch a new PhD scholarship fund to encourage greater diversity in physics. The Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund will be available to support full-time or part-time graduate students wishing to study Physics PhD from groups who are currently under-represented, including female students, black and minority ethnic students and students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The Fund is expected to open for applications towards the end of this year. Thinking about applying? Register your interest at:
Stemettes: More details about the scholarships being set up, supported by the prize money awarded to Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.