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New! Internal Public Engagement with Research Scheme for 2016 – Call for Proposals 

Applications are welcome to this internal grants scheme to support Public Engagement with Research activities. This scheme is part of the University’s Research Councils UK Catalyst Seed Fund Award. Please do share this call for funding with researchers, academics and other colleagues in your department/ faculty.

A concise Application Form and set of Guidelines are available from here.

Deadline: 11 April 2016

Enquiries about the scheme or to discuss potential project ideas are very welcome:; 01865 616571


Public Engagement Training

 The next Oxford Sparks training session is an Introduction to Public Engagement which takes place on 3 May 2016. Register here.

The #OxEngage Programme features talks, workshops and other events to explore the use of Digital Technologies for public engagement, impact and outreach. Full details here.


Being Human Festival

The UK’s national festival of the Humanities will take place on 17-25 November 2016 and is now inviting applications. The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Hope and Fear’. Funding support is available (deadline 16 May 2016). More details here.


Call for new members of the STFC Advisory Panel for Public Engagement

Deadline for applications: 29 April. More info here.


Call for proposals – Science Stalls for Einstein’s Garden at the Green Man Festival

The Green Man Festival is held in Wales (18 – 21 August) and attracts 20,000 festival goers.  If you would like to apply to run a science stall please complete the online form by 21 March 2016.


PER Funding opportunities

For specific alerts for calls for public engagement and knowledge exchange funding opportunities - sign up to the Research and Innovation Support Network (RISN) mailing list (email: Matt Smart)

Info about a range of science engagement funding schemes see Oxford Sparks website.

Info about a range of engagement funding schemes for all disciplines see NCCPE website.