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Spark and Nucleus Public Engagement schemes

STFC are pleased to announce that the following public engagement grant schemes are now open. The 2019B call for STFC Public Engagement Spark Awards closes at 16:00 on Thursday 24 October 2019. The 2020 call for STFC Public Engagement Nucleus Awards is now open for applications to Stage One. The call closes at 16:00 on […]

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Public Engagement & Performance conference call

The public engagement and performance conference think it is vital (to the ongoing impact of research) for the public to access, understand and engage with our work. It is, after all, the public who fund, use, and/or participate in research. Vital, therefore, to our ongoing public engagement work is the need for both artists and […]

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IoP public engagement grants

The Institute of Physics invites applications for its public engagement grants. These support individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. The aim is to encourage and support the development of projects that: raise public awareness of, and engagement with, contemporary physics; inspire and enthuse public audiences, especially those not […]

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Palaeontology engagement grants

The Palaeontological Association invites applications for its engagement grants. These encourage educational outreach, public engagement and related initiatives in paleontological themes. Grants may support stand-alone complete projects or proof of concept case studies that have their own outcomes but form the groundwork for a larger bid elsewhere. Preference is given to applications for a single […]

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Physiological Society Public Engagement Grants 2018

The Physiological Society is offering grants of up to £5000 to support public engagement. The grants, which are available to both Society Members and non-Members, are designed to fund innovative and creative projects on any aspect of physiology. They particularly encourage collaborations between science communicators, artists, facilitators of public engagement, and our Members. If you […]

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Wellcome Trust engagement fellowships

The Wellcome Trust invites preliminary applications for its engagement fellowships. These support and develop the careers of emerging leaders in public engagement. Applicants must be based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, and have at least three years’ experience of engaging the public with health and wellbeing. They may be professional science communicators, […]

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October is NERC engagement month

October is public engagement month on social media for @NERCscience! What are your engagement experiences and what works well?  Why do you engage?  What do you wish you knew when you started? Read our new engagement blog Find out our Reasons to Engage for each day of October and share your thoughts and images, using the hashtag #NERCengage Join the […]

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Telling Tales of Engagement Competition 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under the Research Councils UK digital economy theme, invites expressions of interest for their telling tales of engagement competition. This aims to capture and promote the impact of Research Council funded digital economy research is having. Activities may include video or podcast production, outreach activities to schools, public […]

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Parliamentary survey for academics on barriers to engagement

The UK Parliament wants to understand the barriers for academics in working with us, particularly those academics from more diverse backgrounds. We are aware that some groups of academics engage with Parliament more than others, and would like to find out why. Please complete and share our short survey to help us support as many […]