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The Airey Neave Research Fellowships


To support serious research connected with national and international law and human freedom.

The trust also supports work in the following areas: (i) research into transnational networks and their implications for international security. The study will investigate the use of networks by criminal and terrorist organizations for activities such as money-laundering and arms sales (Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University); and (ii) research assistance to the Metropolitan Police in preventing, deterring, disrupting and detecting terrorist activity, particularly in its preparatory stages.


Open to academics wishing to undertake research in the field of human freedom.

Quantity Available

1-3 per year


  • Annual
  • Dependent on funds available

Study Length

Up to 2 years

Award Value

£5,000 available for seminars and workshops, with certain guidelines

Application procedure

Contact the organisation for more details. No application form required but copy of an upto date curriculum vitae, certificate of mental fitness, 2 referees research plan up to 500 words. Applications should be sent to: .

Closing date

October 31st

Study Level

  • Research

Airey Neave Trust

Initiated in 1979, the Airey Neave Trust sponsors research  into the protection of personal freedom under the law against the threat of terrorism, political violence and torture. It also provides financial support for any person who is a refugee, with particular emphasis on postgraduates and those retraining in their professions.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Airey Neave Trust by using the links below.


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