Researchers

Are you a current doctoral student or a PhD graduate? There are two ways in which you can get involved with The Brilliant Club.

Researchers in Schools

Researchers in Schools (RIS) is a unique teacher training and development programme specifically for people with a PhD. The RIS Programme has three core objectives:

  • Increasing and disseminating subject expertise
  • Promoting education research
  • Championing university access

To find out more about becoming a RIS participant, and the next application deadline, visit the Researchers in Schools page.

The Scholars Programme

The Scholars Programme recruits, trains and places PhD researchers and graduates in state schools across the UK, to deliver academically rigorous programmes linked their own research.

As a Scholars Programme Tutor you will:

  • Support local pupils from underrepresented backgrounds to access university
  • Receive expert training and gain experience to develop your teaching and other transferable skills
  • Earn £500 per placement plus travel expenses
  • Disseminate your research to small groups of school pupils
  • Join a nationwide community of like-minded researchers making a huge impact on university access

To find out more about becoming a Scholars Programme tutor, visit The Scholars Programme page.