This is the third post in the Public Engagement Awards series. A recent study exploring TB-related stigma in Kolkata, India, concluded that there is a need for more community awareness programs to dispel misconceptions on tuberculosis (TB). In spite of the presence of various awareness campaigns at local and national level in many of the high-TB… Continue Reading Professor Sanjib Bhakta, Ms Sreyashi Basu – Joi Hok!
This is the second post in the Public Engagement Awards series. Layers of London (https://www.layersoflondon.org) is an online digital mapping project which is engaging thousands of people across London and beyond with the history and heritage of the city, creating valuable heritage assets, and facilitating via public engagement and crowdsourcing the creation of significant new digital… Continue Reading Professor Matthew Davies – Layers of London: Mapping the City’s Heritage
This is the first in a series of posts concerning the 2020 Public Engagement Awards winners and highly commended participants. Each week, learn about a new project! Dr Gillian Forrester and her team were doubly recognized for their efforts: they both won and were highly commended for Psyched! and Me, Human, two outstanding projects. Pysched!… Continue Reading Public Engagement Awards: Dr Gillian Forrester – Psyched! and Me, Human
A new call launched by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will support the expansion of citizen science approaches into new disciplines, involving more members of the public in the creation of knowledge that will transform society. A total of £1.5 million will be available through the call, which will be open to researchers in any… Continue Reading UKRI Funding Opportunity – All disciplines