The next closing date for applications to the Wellcome Trust’s Society and Peoples Awards is the 20th November 2015 (5pm). People Awards (up to and including £40 000) and Society Awards (above £40 000) are two related schemes supporting projects that encourage the public to explore biomedical science. The schemes are open to a wide range of people, including:
- Mediators, facilitators and practitioners of science communication
- Science centre/museum staff
- Film makers
- Theatre producers
- Games developers
- Public participation practitioners
- Health professionals
- Academics in bioscience, social science, bioethics and medical history and humanities.
Project activities and outputs may include: workshops, events, debates and discussions exhibitions and museum outreach films, games, websites and cross-platform projects performance or theatre projects involving existing work or work that may be more illustrative than artistic deliberative or opinion-gathering projects creation of teaching materials projects that use the collections of the Wellcome Library and Wellcome Collection at the Science Museum.
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