These awards support projects that are innovative and creative and engage the public with biomedical science or the history of medicine. The scheme aims to:
•stimulate interest, excitement and debate about biomedical science or the history of medicine;
•support formal and informal learning;
•reach audiences of all ages and from all walks of life, and inform, inspire and involve them;
•encourage high-quality interdisciplinary practice and collaborations;
•investigate and test new methods of engagement, participation and education.
Funding is available for small-to-medium sized one-off projects that pilot new ideas with the aim to scale up or become sustainable following the grant, or part-funding for larger projects.
Each project must include scientific input either through a scientist taking on an advisory role or through direct collaboration. Each award is worth up to £30,000.
Deadline: 07 September, 2015 Further information