The Wellcome Trust – International engagement awards

These support work that builds capacity for public engagement with biomedical research in sub-Saharan Africa, south-east Asia and south Asia. Projects should aim to do the following:

  • stimulate dialogue about biomedical research and its impact on the public in a range of community and public contexts;
  • promote innovative partnerships between community organisations, the cultural sector and scientists or researchers;
  • strengthen capacity to conduct public engagement with biomedical science and health research.

Applicants may be biomedical scientists, health researchers or collaborations between researchers and research groups or institutions. Non-scientist led projects must have a biomedical scientific input through a work partnership with an expert in the area, and scientist-led projects are encouraged to collaborate with partners in civil society and the creative industries.

Each award is worth up to £30,000 for up to three years.

Closing date is the 21st of August 2014. Visit the Wellcome Trust website for more information.

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