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International Engagement Awards
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International Engagement Awards: International Engagement Awards support projects with grants of up to £30 000 that aim to achieve some or all of the following:
To strengthen the capacity of people in developing countries to facilitate public engagement with health research
To stimulate dialogue about health research and its impact on the public in a range of community and public contexts in developing countries
To investigate and test new methods of engagement, participation, communication or education around health research
To promote collaboration on engagement projects between researchers and community or public organisations
Projects could involve:
Communities and members of the public (particularly those affected by or involved in health research)
Science communicators, health and science journalists
Healthcare professionals, educators, field workers, community workers
Policy and decision makers
To support Wellcome Trust funded researchers in developing countries in engaging with the public and policy makers.
The scheme is open to a wide range of people, including media professionals, educators, science communicators, health professionals and researchers in bioscience, health, bioethics and history.
Partnership projects (between different people and organisations, e.g. scientists and media professionals, ethicists and community workers) are welcomed.
How to Apply:
Please contact the International Engagement Awards office well in advance of the deadline to request an application form and to confirm the eligibility of your project.
Email - internationalengagement[at]wellcome.ac.uk - with an outline of your project idea (maximum of 150 words), including details of your organisation, proposed project location(s), key project aims, target audience and an outline of the likely methods of engagement.
For more information and application guidelines, see: The Wellcome Trust Website
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