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1st September, 2021

Develop programme ideas with the BBC: New Generation Thinkers

Apply to develop and record programmes for the BBC as part of the New Generation Thinkers scheme.

You must be a UK resident based at an eligible UK research organisation and either a:

  • PhD student
  • researcher who, excluding career breaks:
    • finished your PhD in the last eight years
    • started your first paid academic role in the last six years.

Your research must focus on the arts and humanities.

Shortlisted applicants will attend workshops with BBC producers.

If you’re selected as a New Generation Thinker you’ll:

  • attend media and public engagement training
  • experience a year of focused activities and career development
  • have the opportunity to appear in BBC programming.

Closing date: 23 September 2021 16:00 UK time.

For further info please visit this page.

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