Royal Society of Biology Science communication awards 2016 are open for applications

Deadline – 30th June 2016

The Royal Society of Biology invites nominations for its science communication awards. These recognise biosciences researchers who make an outstanding and consistent contribution to communicating science to the public. There are two award categories:

Wellcome Trust – Engagement Fellowships

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Deadline – 12th February 2016

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its engagement fellowships. These aim to support and develop upcoming stars in public engagement with science.

Applicants should be based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, and have at least three years’ experience engaging the public with science. They may be professional science communicators, research scientists, medical historians, clinicians or professionals working in the arts.

Crossing Biological Membranes Network – Public Engagement Grants

CaptureCBMNet public engagement grants are for projects that encourage the public to explore industrial biotechnology, its impact on society and culture, its historical roots or the ethical questions that it raises. This scheme is open to all CBMNet members and each grant is up to £500.