Leverhulme Research Fellowship for Tom Geue

Congratulations to Tom Geue on being awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. He will be working on a new interdisciplinary project on Sebastiano Timpanaro, who is one of the great leftist intellectual historians and classical philologists of the twentieth century. Tom plans to take up the fellowship in January 2021. He will spend the majority of the year’s…

Leverhulme Research Fellowship for Tom Harrison

Congratulations to Tom Harrison, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to cover a year of research leave during 2018-19. He will be working on a project on ‘Belief in Greek Religion’.

Visiting research fellowship

Congratulations to Christopher Smith, who has been awarded a visiting research fellowship by the University of Milan for a series of visits in 2018 and 2019, and also separately a fellowship of the Associazione Villa Vigoni (Centro Italo-Tedesco per l’eccellenza Europea).

Ana Kotarcic wins FWO [Pegasus]2 MSCA fellowship

Ana Kotarcic, who obtained her PhD in Classics from St Andrews in 2015, has been awarded an FWO [Pegasus]2 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship. Ana will use this three-year fellowship, running from 2017 to 2020, to pursue a research project on Aristotle and language at the Centre for the Historiography of Linguistics at KU Leuven, Belgium. Congratulations…

Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for Christopher Smith

Congratulations to Christopher Smith who has just been awarded a three-year Leverhulme Major Research fellowship from October 2017 to work on a book project entitled ‘The Roman Kings: A Study in Archaeology, History and Power’. Christopher has been on secondment as Director of the British School at Rome since October 2009: we are looking forward to…

Leverhulme ECF applications to St Andrews

Applications are invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships (ECF) at the School of Classics, St Andrews. This scheme aims to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of research. The expectation is that Fellows should undertake a significant piece…

Leverhulme Research Fellowship for Jon Hesk

Congratulations to Jon Hesk, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2016-17, to work on his latest book project, entitled Intellectual and deliberative virtue from Homer to Aristotle: an archaeology. In Jon’s words: “The sciences have revealed that our decisions are much less grounded in ‘rationality’ and much more susceptible to biases of…

Tosca Lynch wins prestigious Oxford JRF

Tosca Lynch, who obtained her PhD in Classics from St Andrews in 2013 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, has been awarded a prestigious Junior Research Fellowship in Classics at Jesus College Oxford. Tosca will use the fellowship,…

Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship for Jon Hesk

Congratulations to Jon Hesk who is about to start a Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Durham.  Fellowships are competitive and the Institute is a prestigious, ideas-based Institute bringing together some of the world’s finest researchers from all disciplines to examine themes of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance….

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Opportunities

The School of Classics invites applications for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Scheme. If you intend to apply please will you contact Dr Roger Rees, rdr1@st-andrews.ac.uk as soon as possible with an expression of interest. The deadline for internal applications to the School is Friday 15 January. Applicants should provide a full draft of all the material…

Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for Rebecca Sweetman

Congratulations to Rebecca Sweetman, who has just been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, for a project entitled ‘The Roman and Late Antique Cyclades: Networks, Economy and Religion‘. The fellowship will pay for teaching replacement for two years of research leave from September 2016. The aim of this project is to produce for the…

Newton International Fellowship

Welcome to Antti Lampinen, who has just joined the School on a prestigious two-year Newton International Fellowship. Antti will be working on a project on ‘The reception of barbarographic literary stereotypes in Christian Late Antiquity (400-700)’.