Royal Academy of Engineering – Public engagement grants

These support projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering. Projects should aim to achieve the following:

•inspire public engagement with engineering;

•stimulate engineers to share their stories, passion and expertise in innovative ways with wider audiences;

•develop engineers’ communication and engagement skills;

•create debate between engineers and people of all ages to raise awareness of the diversity, nature and impact of engineering.

Applicants must be employed and based in the UK. Joint applications between engineers and organisations that specialise in communication or engagement with the public are welcomed. Engineers involved in the project must be based in and studying or employed in the UK. They must be graduate level or equivalent and above and can be from academia, industry or the public sector.

Grants are worth between £3,000 to £30,000 per project.

Deadline: 7 September, 2015

Further information: http://www.raeng.org.uk/grants-and-prizes/ingenious-grant

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