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Funding opportunities

Grants are available to support engagement projects. If you are making a grant application, or you want to discuss the engagement parts of a research grant application, contact Public Engagement for help.  

Wellcome Trust ISSF

Birkbeck has been awarded a second Wellcome Trust ISSF award (ISSF2) of £1.5m over five years from 1 October 2016, which is being matched by College funds. The award is to continue to develop activities relating to public engagement, early career researchers, career development of academic staff, translational support and inter-institutional and interdisciplinary activities. All activities must fall within the scientific or medical humanities remit of the Wellcome Trust. 

Find out more about this grant and the application process.

Wellcome Research Enrichment - public engagement

This funding, previously known as the Provision for Public Engagement, helps Wellcome grantholders engage the public with their research.

Find out more about the Wellcome Research Enrichment - Public Engagement funding.

Research Professionals

The Research Professional website is the gateway to a massive resource of up to date research funding and policy information.

For any queries, please .

UK Research and Innovation

UKRI provide a range of funding opportunities to enable individuals and groups to pursue world-class research.

For more information and to find out about available funding opportunities please visit the UKRI website, the ESRCouncil Twitter account or the UKRI Twitter account

National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement

NCCPE are committed to supporting public engagement across a variety of disciplines. To find out more about available funding and training opportunities, please visit the NCCPE website.