Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.
Available to all in MPLS and MSD, our courses are available throughout the academic year to support you with your public engagement skillset. This year we are launching exciting new courses.
The Oxford Brookes Science Bazaar is a family-friendly event that attracts over 3,000 members of the community. It is free to take part and the team are keen to hear from anyone who has interactive activities and workshops, activities, talks, workshops, demonstrations or exhibitions.
This event, hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, will explore how policy is created and influenced with a view to helping inspire chemists to grow their confidence to pursue policy opportunities. The event will also explore how public engagement can help inform conversations with policy makers.
UK Space Agency is offering grants from £50,000 to £100,000 to use space to help increase young people taking up STEM study and careers and/or increase science capital.
RSC offers up to £500 to support celebrations and engagement under the theme "Chemistry Making the World a Better Place" during Chemistry Week itself (5 - 11 November 2023) and throughout November 2023.
The Genetics Society offers up to £5,000 to support their members to public engagement activities relevant to Genetics.
The Royal Society Summer Exhibitions attracts thousands of visitors and can help build the profile of your research. Apply now for your chance to be part of it.
30 August 2023
Doctoral students funded by UKRI research councils are invited to apply for these three month internships, which can take place in policy organisations.
The Society for endocrinology offers up to £1,000 to support the organisation, production and delivery of outreach activities, aimed at school children or other audiences to engage with hormones and the impact of endocrinology.
The Biochemical Society offers up to £5,000 to support scientific outreach and public engagement activities that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the community.
The Royal Society of Chemistry offers up to £10k through small and large grants to support members, individuals and organisations to run chemistry-based public and schools engagement activities. The scheme has rolling monthly deadlines throughout 2023.
A new comprehensive guide has been created to help you craft your narrative CV, also known as a resume for research and innovation. This includes a section on 'contributions to wider society', i.e., public engagement and outreach.
The University of Nottingham Malaysia offers this 8 week course that will help you get to grips with community engagement, effective education, and conservation tactics.
The Oxford Policy Engagement Network offers up to £5,000 to enable policy engagement projects.
Oxford Policy Engagement Network (OPEN) Fellowships offer up to £20,000 to enable researchers and public policy professionals to work closely together.
This article by Richard Holliman (Open University) goes through key questions to consider and plan engaging research communications through the research lifecycle.
Adam Kucharski, professor of infection disease epidemiology, shares a summary of his top tips and advice on how to get a non-fiction book deal.
Cap-a-pie recently worked with an insect researcher to develop and deliver 'Vanishing Act', a theatre show. In this webinar they will share how they went about it, and the lessons they learned. Open to anyone interested in engaging young people through arts and creativity.
A beginner and advanced workshop looking at how to convey complex information for policy audiences. In person. Free but you need to submit an expression of interest to attend.