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The Microbiology Society are offering grants of up to £5,000 for organising any education, outreach or public engagement work that promotes the art and science of microbiology are available to Full, Full Concessionary and Postgraduate Student Members.

The Microbiology in Society Award of up to £5,000 will be presented annually to an individual or organisation for any education, outreach or public engagement work that promotes the art and science of microbiology. It should inspire and educate people about microbiology, and allow them to make informed decisions which recognise the importance of microbiology and its advances.

Applications for 2018 are now open, deadline 18 April.
 
Enquiries about this scheme should be made by email to grants@microbiologysociety.org or by phone: +44 (0)20 7685 2698.

Award criteria

  • The proposed activity must be novel in approach or build on an existing activity.
  • The activity must lead to a large scale impact on a regional, national or international level.
  • The proposed activity should be delivered over a sustained period of time i.e. greater than one day.
  • The project should engage the audience in dialogue with the topic and the wider implications of microbiology in society.
  • The activity should be developed for a specific audience. Details of and the rationale behind the target audience for the activity should be described in the application.

Log into the Microbiology Society's website for full details and to apply.