The term postdoctoral research fellowship refers to independent sources of funding that you can apply for as an early career researcher to do your own research project. These are prestigious and highly competitive but give an excellent opportunity to focus on research for a period of time without a heavy teaching load.
Here are some of the more well known schemes:
Other ways to find out about fellowships:
- Research Division at LSE. Sign up to their research briefing.
- Research Professional
A database of funding opportunities that LSE has a subscription to. You will be able to create an account from an LSE computer and then access it off-site using your account. It includes funding at all levels including conference funding, travel funds, early-career research fellowships etc.