Postdoc fellowship scheme – Newton International Fellowships

The Newton International Fellowship scheme is now open for applications. These fellowships are for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK.

If you are interested to apply for such a fellowship with the support of Professor Faul, please contact him and attach a relevant one-page research outline and two letters of support before Monday, 17th of February. Please note that the University of Bristol has an internal deadline of at least one week before the close of the applications (i.e., by Thursday, 19th of March).

Please see the detailed guidance notes from the Royal Society here.

Newton International Fellowship Scheme

Another important funding scheme specifically for international post-doctoral fellowships has also just been published for 2017.


  • Newton International Fellowships
    The scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years. The scheme covers the broad range of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. It also covers clinical and patient orientated research for applicants from Newton Fund partner countries.  Open to candidates from any nationality.  University of Bristol Internal Deadline: 10 March 2017.

Please contact Professor Faul if you are interested to apply for a Newton International Fellowship.  Please ensure that you provide two letters of reference.