Seed Funding – Wellcome Trust

Awards of up to £2500  are available for engagement activities in medical humanities or biomedical sciences.

Two rounds of funding will be available in the remainder of this academic year. Deadlines for applications:
20 February 2019
12 June 2019

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Presenting to Public Audiences: Planning Workshop

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

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Share your evaluation experience

The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) has put a call out to explore how researchers can be better supported in evaluating public engagement.

If you are interested in contributing to this body of knowledge, please complete the short survey

Engaged Practice Symposium at Birkbeck

Engaged Practice Symposium at Birkbeck

Monday 17th September 2018
10.30-17.00
Birkbeck, University of London

This event will bring together Birkbeck researchers with an active interest in participation, involvement and collaboration with communities and publics, within research and knowledge production.

To support this engaged practice, sessions will be focused on sharing experience, networking, and exploring opportunities for funding. Researchers from across the Schools will talk about their projects; discuss their methodologies, challenges, and successes. We will also consider the future support that would be beneficial throughout the engaged research process.

This event is open to all Birkbeck researchers with an interest in dialogue with non-academic groups, throughout the lifespan of their research. The programme will be announced in late-July.

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Tower Hamlets Community Insights Network – 4th July 2018

The Community Insights Network is a forum for peer support and learning for community researchers and organisations supporting community research in Tower Hamlet. Hear from guest speakers, meet and network with community researchers and organisations working with community researchers.

Bromley by Bow Centre Saint Leonard’s Street London E3 3BT

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The Wolfson Foundation funding

The Wolfson Foundation is a charity awarding grants to support and promote excellence in the following four fields: Science & Medicine; Arts & Humanities; Education; Health & Disability.

Stage 1 applications for Autumn funding: deadline 1 July

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Images of Public Engagement Competition – deadline 16th July 2018

Share your inspiring images and stories of public engagement with the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE).

Their Images of Public Engagement 2018 competition is now open for entries!

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