Public Engagement Spark Awards Re-open for Applications – 22nd October 2020 (UK)

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Public Engagement Spark Awards has re-opened for applications.

Awards of up to £15,000 are available to schools as well as scientists and engineers, museums, science communicators, and amateur astronomy groups, etc to deliver high-quality public engagement activities that focus on a topic within the Council’s remit.  This can include:

  • astronomy, solar and planetary science,
  • particle physics,
  • particle astrophysics,
  • cosmology,
  • nuclear physics
  • accelerator science.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Council’s Public Engagement Team to discuss their ideas in the first instance. To discuss a potential application email

The closing date for applications is 4pm on the 22nd October 2020.

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