Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.
EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) funding provides support for activities that will help to accelerate the impact from research that falls within the EPSRC remit. This is includes activities with public stakeholders, such as end-users or those likely to be affected by or able to enhance research impact.
Ingenious grants provide £3k to £30k for projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering while providing engineers with skills and opportunities in public engagement.
The Biochemical Society offers up to £1,000 that support scientific outreach and public engagement activities that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the community.
Royal Society of Chemistry offers up to £10,000 to enable members, individuals and organisations to run chemistry-based public and schools engagement activities. The scheme has a monthly deadline. Presently they are particularly interested in projects themed on 'sustainability'.
The Society for Applied Microbiology provides up to £4,000 to support events where aspects of microbiology are promoted to the general public and other relevant stakeholders.
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Azheimer's Research UK offer up to £25k to engage and empower the public by improving understanding of dementia and sharing the benefits of dementia research.
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) offer grants up to €1500 to celebrate and recognise excellent science communication in the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Grants are open to EGU members.
The Natural Environment Research Council offers £5-10,000 to support projects that develop new ways to engage the public with environmental science.
This scheme supports individuals or organisations delivering pathology-related public engagement activities or events. Grants are worth up to £1,000 each.
STFC offers up to £15,0000 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 and align to the science and technology work of the council’s national and international laboratories and facilities.
MRC and Medical Research Foundation offer up to £10,000 to those working in MRC research institutes, units and centres to support the piloting of new activities and take advantage of unexpected engagement opportunities.
The Society for Endocrinology invites applications for its public engagement grants, which support the organisation and delivery of outreach activities that engage audiences with hormones and the impact of endocrinology. Up to £1,000 is available to full and early career members.
The Microbiology Society provides 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. Open to Society members.
The British Ecological Society offer grants up to £2,000 to encourage and support their members to promote ecological science to wider audience.
Grants of up to £1,000 are available to support relevant science teaching or promotion initiatives, or to support developments likely to lead to an improvement in the teaching of any aspect of microbiology.
Genetics Society Public Engagement Grants Grants provide up to £5,000 to members of the Genetics Society to cover costs associated with travel and materials for public engagement activities relevant to Genetics.
The Paleontological Society offers up to $2,500 to support its members to undertake programmes and activities involving educational outreach and community engagement.
National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research - Public Engagement funding, rolling deadline
NC3Rs offers up to £1,500 to support NC3Rs-funded researchers to engage the public with the approaches being taken to replace, reduce and refine animal use in science.