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.
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These studentships offer financial support for up to three PhD-level biomedical scientists to undertake postgraduate qualifications at Imperial College London or the National Film and Television School (NFTS).
Our research shows that the overwhelming majority of the public regard television as their most significant source of information about science. We believe that the broadcast media should represent and reflect all areas of science and culture, and therefore should be produced by people from a variety of different backgrounds.
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This aims to develop innovative and ground breaking new technologies in the biomedical area. Projects must address an unmet need in healthcare or applied medical research with a demonstrated proof of principle supported by experimental data. The trust is particularly keen to receive proposals in novel biomedicine that seek to restore function to the body. However, projects covering any aspect of technology development from a range of disciplines, including physical, computational and life sciences, will be considered.
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These support projects that enable the public to explore biomedical science and its impact on society and culture, its historical roots and the ethical questions it raises. The scheme aims to: