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NERC are inviting applications for their 2018 Impact Awards. The awards will celebrate and reward NERC-funded researchers, as individuals or teams, whose work has had substantial impact on the economy and society either in the UK or abroad.

This scheme aims to enable a doctoral student to gain an insider’s view how of parliament works and hone their ability to communicate scientific issues to a wider audience. The fellowship is worth £5,000 over three months.

Reaction Awards are a mechanism to allow the funding of public engagement programmes that are a fast response to new and/or unexpected significant developments related to STFC’s science and technology remit. Up to £5,000 is available.

Einstein’s Garden is Green Man’s area of science and nature. Each year they curate a line up which fuses together performance, art, music and public engagement with research and brings science and the environment to life in fun and unusual ways.

This free workshop will take place 23-25 April in Chicheley Hall, to help explore how you can best communicate your science.

This fund enables individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research, with projects that are £25,000 to £250,000 or £250,000 - £3 million.

Cheltenham Science Festival are looking for volunteers for this years festival - 3 - 11 June.

Each year 30 research scientists are paired with UK parliamentarians and civil servants. They learn about each other’s work by spending time together in Westminster and the researcher’s institutions.

The programme creates a challenging but supportive environment for researchers to explore the quality and value of engagement and improve the impact and relevance of their research.

The first evaluation summary report for Curiosity Carnival is now available and shares the key findings with regard to Public Engagement including the numbers and demographics of those that engaged and the outcomes and impacts on the public that attended.