Strengthening research capacity

Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards

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8 April 2013
If you work in a low- or middle-income country and are funded directly by the Wellcome Trust, or are part of a group or institution funded by the Wellcome Trust, or are working with a researcher/ research group/ institution/ consortium funded directly by the Wellcome Trust, you are eligible to apply for the Wellcome Trust's International Engagement Award
Up to £30,000 can be sought to support for projects to:
  • engage with the public and policy makers
  • strengthen capacity to conduct public engagement with biomedical science and health research
  • stimulate dialogue about research and its impact on the public in a range of community and public contexts
  • promote collaboration on engagement projects between researchers and community or public organisations.

Projects could engage:

  • communities and members of the public (particularly those affected by or involved in biomedical and health research)
  • science communicators, health and science journalists
  • healthcare professionals, educators, field workers, community workers
  • policy and decision makers.

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