Wellcome Trust – People Awards

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

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