Knowledge Exchange Fellowships – Arts, Humanities, Social Scientists

Applications are open for two-year fellowships for researchers to be seconded into the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (London) to work alongside, advise and influence policymakers.

Application deadline – 31 October 2018
Fellowships start – September 2019

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Seed Funding – UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Awards of up to £2500 are available to enable researchers to develop and deliver projects that engage people outside of academia with their research. It is anticipated that this will enable new collaborations to be formed or pilot work to be trialled.

Two rounds of funding will be available in the 2018-19 academic year. Deadlines for applications:
11 November 2018 (project must be complete by 31 March 2019)
17 February 2019 (project must be complete by 30 September 2019)

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The Public Engagement Team is recruiting! Six month intern role

If you know of anyone interested in joining the team to gain experience of public engagement events and project planning, please see further details below or contact Katy Glazer, Public Engagement Coordinator.

Role: Public Engagement Intern
Team: Public Engagement Team
Salary range: £21,945 – £25,236
Duration: 6 months, October 2018 – March 2019
Part time: 0.4 FT
Closing date: Monday 3rd September 2018

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3 Minute Thesis – watch the event!

Watch Birkbeck PhD students share their research in a short, accessible, inspiring way! This free, fun event is a great way to support our peers and find out more about research across the College.

18.30, Wednesday 23rd May, Clore Lecture Theatre

Find out more and register here

Wellcome discussion event -Thursday 15 March

Open Minds: Collaboration and singlemindedness

Are we more creative in a group or are we better on our own? Join a conversation about finding and working with the right collaborators and the role of single mindedness.
Artist Alex Julyan is in conversation with Choreographer Lea Tirabasso to explore how working with a philosopher, a cancer specialist and a geneticist has influenced her new dance piece.
Join the conversation and share your own experiences of co-creativity.

Thursday 15 March
16.00-17.30
Reading Room, Wellcome Collection
Free and no need to book, just turn up on the day

 

The Royal Society – School Partnership Grants

Primary and Secondary schools can apply for funding to carry out science, technology, engineering, mathematics computing or data science, in partnership with researchers. The application must be initiated by the school but researchers may like to suggest this partnership opportunity to any teacher contacts.  Contact the Public Engagement Team to discuss an application.

Grants available up to £3,000

Deadline Saturday 31st March 2018

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