Join us at Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Awards on Tuesday 26 March to celebrate projects with a public engagement focus from across the College. There will be drinks, nibbles and a chance to network after the ceremony.
This fund enables organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research.
Level of funding: £25,000 to £3 million
Duration of funding:Up to 3 years
Upcoming deadlines: 26 March, 9 July 2019
The East End Women’s Museum sets out to uncover and celebrate hidden stories of local women. They are running a wide-ranging consultation project, to hear from the people of east London about what they’d like to see and do in the new museum. They want to discover what the museum should look like, which stories it should tell, which objects to display, which activities to run, and so on.
Apply online by Sunday 10 March.
Science Gallery London is inviting expressions of interest for projects to become part of the forthcoming GENDER season.
Applications from researchers who would like to run live research as part of the season are particularly welcomed.
Application deadline: Wednesday 15 February 2019
Researchers’ Public Engagement Network – Spring Event
Thursday 14 February, 12.00 -14.00
Room 102, Clore Management Centre
Take away practical advice about applying for public engagement funding. Discuss what funders are looking for and share your experiences with colleagues.
The Birkbeck Public Engagement Awards recognise and celebrate researchers undertaking innovative and exemplary public engagement activities. In particular, we celebrate research that builds on Birkbeck’s tradition of socially engaged research and the College’s historical mission to engage with a wide and diverse range of people outside of academia.
Entries are now being accepted for the Birkbeck Public Engagement Awards 2019. Shortlisted entries and winning projects will be recognised at the Birkbeck Public Awards Ceremony on 26 March 2019. Read about last year’s winners here.
If you have any questions, please contact the Public Engagement Team or join them for a Q&A session, from 12.30pm (for PhD students) or from 1pm (for researchers), on 21 January 2019 in room B04, Malet Street.
An application form and guidance can be downloaded here.
Awards of up to £2500 are available for engagement activities in medical humanities or biomedical sciences.
Application deadline 12 June 2019
Develop your skills in speaking to non-academic audiences. In this session, run by Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Team, you will consider the relevance of your work for different audiences and how to tailor your content accordingly. The session will include public speaking tips and information about opportunities to talk about your research outside of academia.
Attending this session will provide you with skills and practical advice about how to communicate your research effectively.
Wed 16 January 2019
10:30 – 12:30
G20 Malet Street