Associate Professor Jake McMullen from the Department of Teacher Education has been awarded a Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship. It is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide.
While nominating fellows The Fellowship Programme is particularly interested in scholars who seek to combine multiple levels of analysis and engage in interdisciplinary work. A special focus lies on work to understand and embrace variability in learning; promote the generation, transfer, and practical application of evidence on human learning and development or increase the capacity to scale up effective education policies and practices.
– I look forward to joining the international and multi-disciplinary community of research fellows who share the common goal of improving educational outcomes for students worldwide. I am grateful for the opportunity offered by the Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship to build new bridges with researchers around the world who take different disciplinary approaches to address important issues in education, Jake McMullen says.
Fellowships are awarded to highly talented and innovative early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years. Fellowships are active three years, for Jake McMullen years 2023–2025.
Funding from Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowships is awarded directly to the fellow’s institution and may be used by the fellow to cover a portion of the fellow’s salary and for any purpose in support of the fellow’s research, such as assistants’ salaries, equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, or trainee support.
– The ideal fellow has not only a great research idea but a significant potential as a researcher to contribute as part of interdisciplinary teams within and beyond the network of the Jacobs Foundation. In addition to providing fellows with independent and competitive funding, the program offers a wide range of non-financial benefits, Foundation describes.
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