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National Science Week - small grant awards for public engagement

(16 September 2005)

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social research Council, the Medical Research Council and the Natural Environment Research Council invite applications for small grants to support public engagement activities in National Science Week, which will take place from 10 to 19 March 2006. Applications to repeat previously successful activities as well as applications for new activities are welcome. The scheme is open to:

•BBSRC, ESRC, MRC and NERC grant-holders and postgraduate students;

•scientists and postgraduate students working in an institute funded by one of the research councils (except ESRC);

•BBSRC local school coordinators and NERC science in society networkers.

Funding of up to £2,000 will be available for activities in the life or earth or social sciences.