The University’s Returning Carers Fund is a small-grants scheme to support women and men who have taken a break of at least six months for caring responsibilities to re-establish their research careers. The scheme is open to all members of academic and research staff employed by the University, including those holding joint appointments, but excluding those who have achieved full professorial title or who hold statutory chairs. Those currently on leave can apply for support on their return to work. The grants will pay for a range of activities, such as short-term administrative or research assistance, teaching buy-outs, conference attendance, visits of research collaborators and training in new research methods. The Michaelmas term call for applications is now open, with applications to be submitted by Friday 15th November. For further information on how to apply, visit: https://edu.admin.ox.ac.uk/returning-carers-fund