This team is responsible for developing and supporting a positive culture for excellent public engagement with research. This includes Oxford Sparks, training and more.
See the Public Engagement with Research pages for more information.
STFC Spark Awards, deadline 4 May
23 March 2023
STFC offers up to £15,000 for ‘novel approaches’ to engagement and audience, based on STFC area research (including that which takes place in their facilities).
Microbiology Society - Microbiology in Society Awards, deadline 21 April
23 March 2023
The Microbiology Society offers up to £5,000 to support individuals or organisations for any education, outreach or public engagement work that promotes the art and science of microbiology.
John Maddox Prize 2023 nominations open, deadline 1 May 2023
13 March 2023
The John Maddox Prize recognises those who face extraordinary challenges and advocating for an open and honest environment in which society can discuss scientific evidence. There is a category for early career researchers.
Learn about Public Engagement with Research at your own pace
10 March 2023
For busy researchers keen to get a primer on the basics of public engagement with research, we have created a new online course that you can complete whenever suits.
Anatomical Society Public Engagement and Outreach Grants, deadlines - 20 April, 29 June
27 February 2023
The Council of the Anatomical Society offers up to £500 to support members of the Society to undertake public engagement and outreach activities in the field of Anatomy.
Dr Michaela Livingstone-Banks
Head of Public and Community Engagement with Research
+44 (0)1865 282595
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