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Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.

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Ukri launches its new vision for public engagement

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched its vision for public engagement, setting out their key areas of interest and focus to enable them to "promote world-leading research and innovation that is built on the knowledge and values of society and open to people from all backgrounds."

Science communication masterclass bristol 4 7 november

UWE Bristol's Science Communication (SCU) Masterclass is an intensive, short course (four days) created to provide professional development in science communication.

Planning for impact for public engagement and beyond

This new guidance document for UKRI grant applications aims to help applicants write high quality Pathways to Impact as part of their grant proposals. It will also be of use for reviewers to understand what constitutes high quality Pathways to Impact, and for anyone supporting researchers.

Mpls research at if oxford science and ideas festival 2019

There are 100 events at this year's IF-Oxford Science and Ideas Festival, which takes place 18-22 October. Find out what's going on and get inspired to try out PER, find new ideas or support your colleagues.

2019 20 per training programme now available save the dates

The dates for the upcoming year's training sessions are now available, booking will open at the start of term.

Biochemical society scientific outreach grants deadline 24 september

The Biochemical Society wishes to support scientific outreach activities with grants up to £1000 that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the community.

University public engagement with research seed fund deadline 11 october

This University of Oxford small grants scheme provides funds for researchers to develop, deliver and evaluate Public Engagement with Research projects and activities. Up to £4000 is available.

British pharmacological society public engagement bursary deadline 25 october

Members of the British Pharmacological Society can apply for up to £750 to support development of public engagement skills, to enable better championing of pharmcology.

Stfc public engagement early career forum deadline 6 sept

The STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum (the 'PEER Forum') supports talented scientists and engineers in the early stages of their career to develop their public engagement and outreach goals.

Oxford wellcome enriching engagement scheme call for applications now live deadline 20 sept

This scheme is open to all Wellcome-funded awardees and grant holders (across all disciplines and departments) at the University of Oxford. £10k to £100k is available.

Engage 4 5 dec bristol registration opening soon

Engage is the annual conference from the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement with Research for those with an interest in public engagement in higher education institutions to come together, to be inspired, challenged and refreshed. This year's theme is 'Disruption'. We're offering one free place as a training opportunity*.

Ukri policy engagement internships for doctoral students deadline 12 aug

The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for doctoral students funded by the research councils of UK Research and Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.

Understanding reaching and engaging families 18 sept london

The Campaign for Learning is hosting this one day conference is for those who work with families to enable you to discover new ways to effectively engage and work with families in your community, and reach new audiences.

British ecological society deadline 9 sept

BES actively encourage their members to promote ecological science to a wider audience and offer grants of up to £2,000.

Talking science free youtube series

This is an excellent introduction to science communication specially geared towards practising scientists from Greg Foot.

Funding wellcome public engagement large grants no deadline

Wellcome's dedicated public engagement grant scheme, which used to offer small and large awards, has now closed. They will be announcing new partnerships in due course as new mechanisms to fund public engagement.

Vc public engagement with research award winners 2019 announced

In a glitzy awards ceremony in a packed lecture theatre in Keble College, the winners of the VC PER Awards were announced - featuring two awards for MPLS researchers - and three more highly commended awards.

Royal astronomical society annie maunder medal for outreach

The Medal is open to all involved in outreach or public engagement for astronomy or geophysics, as well as those whose main occupation is outreach or public engagement, and open to nominees from anywhere in the world.

British pharmacological society seeding engagement grants no deadline

The British Pharmacological Society offers up to £250 to support innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities.

The wellcome global monitor

The Wellcome Global Monitor is the world’s largest study into how people around the world think and feel about science and major health challenges. It surveys over 140,000 people from more than 140 countries.

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