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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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Interact 2019, UCLAN – 4th September ’19

Following the huge success of Interact 2017, we are pleased to announce this landmark symposium will be returning on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in Preston, Lancashire. Spanning the physical and life sciences this event offers something for everyone with an interest in improving their public engagement capabilities. It […]

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STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum

The STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum (the ‘PEER Forum’) will support talented scientists and engineers in the early stages of their career to develop their public engagement and outreach goals, to ensure the next generation of STFC scientists and engineers continue to deliver the highest quality of purposeful, audience-driven public engagement. Closing date for […]

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STFC Reaction Awards scheme

The STFC Reaction Award, https://stfc.ukri.org/public-engagement/public-engagement-grants/pe-funding-opportunities/pe-reaction-awards/ scheme is still open. The Reaction Awards scheme will allow the funding of public engagement programmes that are a fast response to new and/or unexpected significant developments related to STFC’s science and technology remit. Applicants to The Reaction Awards Scheme are advised contact the Public Engagement Team, STFCPublicEngagementTeam@stfc.ac.uk to discuss their Reaction […]

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STFC ‘Wonder Match’ launched

Do you work with young people or disadvantaged communities in your region? Would you like to support them to engage with science and technology? Or are you a scientist or engineer who has a hunger to share the wonder of their research with others? Then the Wonder Match programme could be perfect for you. The […]

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Rutherford plasma physics communication prize

The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 16 February has been extended to 2 March 2018. All other call details remain unchanged. The Institute of Physics, sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Central Laser Facility, invites applications for the Rutherford plasma physics communication prize. This recognises outreach […]

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STFC Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement

The 2018 Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement call is now open until 4.00pm on Thursday 22 February 2018. STFC Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement undertake high quality programmes of engagement and outreach while concurrently acting as champions for the value and practice of engagement with research in their host institution and research community. Proposed engagement […]

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Rutherford plasma physics communication prize

The Institute of Physics, sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Central Laser Facility, invites applications for the Rutherford plasma physics communication prize. This recognises outreach and communications of plasma physics to non-experts and the public. All members of the plasma physics community may submit nominations. Self-nominations are welcome. The prize is worth £500 […]

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Job – National Schools’ Observatory

The National Schools’ Observatory (NSO) are looking to recruit an enthusiastic science communicator to join our STFC-funded ‘Astronomy for Remote and Island Schools’ (AfRIS) project, which begins on the 1st September 2017. The part-time (0.2 FTE) role will act as the second member of a small, mobile science-outreach team, which will create, organise and deliver […]

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Public engagement spark awards

The Science and Technology Facilities Council invites applications for its public engagement spark awards. These support programmes of novel public engagement that focus on a topic within the council’s remit, which includes astronomy, solar and planetary science, particle physics, particle astrophysics, cosmology, nuclear physics and accelerator science. Applications that highlight the social, ethical, and economic […]