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The University’s PER Seed Fund is now open for applications. This University of Oxford small grants scheme provides funds for researchers to develop, deliver and evaluate Public Engagement with Research projects and activities.

The fund typically covers grants of between £2,000 to £4,000, but this is a guide.

For more information and to apply:


Looking for inspiration? You can see previously funded projects here.


What PER Seed Fund Awardees say about the scheme:

This has enabled two researchers to gain skills and experience in public engagement with research”

“The PER seed fund allows the delivery of a range of projects in different areas with the potential for significant public impact, allowing the public to engage and benefit from the activities developed at the University of Oxford”.

“We found the procedure very straightforward and quick. It provided us with a great opportunity to evaluate and disseminate the results of our project. We thank you very much for this opportunity!”