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The Institute Of Physics - Public Engagement Grant


This public engagement scheme supports projects that are targeted at audiences who aren’t already engaged with physics. :

  • Target the audiences prioritised by the IOP’s Limit Less campaign – families with young people under the age of 16 that identify with one or more of the following groups: girls and young women; disabled young people; LGBT+ young people; young people from disadvantaged backgrounds; and Black Caribbean young people.
  • Develop relationships between physics and public participants to grow beyond initial contact.
  • Reinforce messages being delivered by existing engagement schemes by adapting to new locations, communities or circumstances.
  • Build strong relationships between physics, physicists and diverse communities through co-developed and co-delivered engagement projects.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

The scheme is open to individuals and organisations passionate about promoting engagement with physics, including: Institute members, researcher in academia or industry, museums, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, libraries.

When to apply

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 24 March 2023.

Next deadline: 24 Mar 2023

How to apply

Applications must be submitted electronically via the online form on the Institute of Physics website.

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Activites funded: Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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