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The STFC Public Engagement Leadership fellowship scheme enables researchers to lead engaging the public with Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) supported science, technology or facilities.

The UKRI STFC offers Leadership Fellowships in Public Engagement 2024, providing up to 80% FEC of £225,000 for fostering public engagement with STFC science and technology.

Eligible applicants are UK-based researchers with a notable track record in public engagement or relevant STFC science areas.

Applications will be evaluated based on vision, approach, evaluation strategies, and applicant capabilities. 

Leadership Fellows are expected to:

  • act as academic leaders for public engagement in your organisation
  • raise the profile of public engagement in your institution and professional communities
  • encourage and develop capacity and networks for public engagement activities in your organisation

A typical fellowship would be for between 20% to 40% of your time for a period of between 24 and 36 months.

The application deadline is 4:00pm (UK time) 7 May 2024.

Click here for full details and to apply