Funding: Wellcome Trust People and Society Awards

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
  • Artists
  • Educators
  • 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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