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PE role in Oxford

A new role (4 years; 0.6FTE) has now been advertised at the University of Oxford – this is not to be confused with the three other roles that have been advertised recently.   More here: http://bit.ly/PER_coordinator; closing date is 29 June. You will take responsibility for the coordination and delivery of the Public Engagement with […]

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NERC Underground showcase

NERC is offering an opportunity for researchers to run public engagement activities as part of the NERC 2017 showcase. Running from 17-20 November, the event aims to engage visitors with research of the natural world, connecting specifically to ground and underground science. The showcase will be based at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, and will comprise of […]

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RSC Funding call

The Royal Society of Chemistry is offering large grants, £2,000 to £10,000, to support public and schools engagement events and activities. The grant scheme, which is open to both members and non-members, is designed to support schools engagement activities that aim to: enrich student’s chemistry education and not solely deliver the curriculum provide students with […]

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Engaging Environments funding call

The NERC public engagement call (‘Engaging Environments’) inviting proposals for consortium and capacity building projects costing between £50k and £100k has been announced: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/about/whatwedo/engage/public/pe-call/ This consortium and capacity building stage aims to build a long-term, effective and innovative public engagement community, and support the formation of collaborative teams who will then go on, in a second […]

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Job – Public Engagement, Uni of Oxford

You may be interested in this post, to work as a Public Engagement and Communications Officer for one of the MRC funded research Institutes at the University of Oxford. More details online here. The deadline for applications is midday 29 June. Please get in touch directly with any questions (emma.obrien@rdm.ox.ac.uk).

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5k PE grants from Physiological Society

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

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IoP Public Engagement Grants – open

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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STFC Spark Awards scheme open

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has launched the new Spark Awards scheme aimed at supporting high quality programmes of novel public engagement that inspire and involve audiences with stories of STFC science and technology. Grants of up to £15k are available. The scheme replaces the STFC’s Small Awards Scheme. Proposed engagement programmes must […]

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Job @ Royal Society – Summer intern

The Royal Society are recruiting for an intern to help organise the Summer Science Exhibition. The internship will last for four months, is paid at the London Living Wage and includes a generous benefits package. The main duties of the role include: Content management of 2017 Summer Science Exhibition website and support of digital engagement before […]

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IOP Physics Public Engagement Awards

Have you encountered someone that has made outstanding contributions to public engagement with physics? Then nominate them for an award from the Institute of Physics! Below is a run-down of the awards that are available for nominations for the 2017 round – if you know someone that fits the description, visit the IOP website to […]