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Public Engagement Starter Fund

An exciting opportunity for University of Cambridge researchers to apply for small grants to undertake innovative public engagement with research activities.

PE Starter Fund

Public Engagement Starter Fund - #StarterFund17 

This #StarterFund17 scheme is a continuation of the 2016 Public Engagement Seed Fund scheme, one of the activities introduced and supported by the Research Council UK Catalyst Seed Fund.

For more details, please see here. Application forms are available on our website, please download, complete and return via email by Wed 1 Nov.

Applicants have to be researchers or postgraduate students with an idea for a PE with Research activity or resource. Winning applications will receive support of the central PE team while completing a proposed activity and will be given training on how to start and evaluate PE. PE / science communication or outreach professionals / coordinators are not eligible to put in an application but are certainly most welcome to help researchers/postgraduate within their departments/groups complete their application forms.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 1 November.

A judging panel will award up to 6-8 applications and this decision will be communicated around mid-Nov. An evaluation training is to be scheduled for Dec/early Jan 2018.

For more information email or phone 01223 766766

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