Assessing Practical Science Skills in Schools and Colleges

This scheme supports researchers who want to explore the best ways to assess students’ practical science skills. The research will be used to inform our recommendations for future GCSE and A-level reform.

The scheme is a partnership with the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Royal Society

Scheme at a glance

This scheme is now closed

Career stage:

Leading a research programme

Where your host organisation is based:


Level of funding:

£15,000 to £300,000

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Leading a research programme

For researchers with a PhD or the equivalent, and significant postdoctoral research experience.