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Science in Society Small Awards Scheme

The 2012A closing date is 12 April 2012 at 16:00

All applications must be submitted through the RCUK Joint electronic submission (Je-S) (link opens in a new window) system. E-mailed or hard copy applications will not be accepted. Please see the notes for guidance for further information.

The Science in Society Programme Small Awards Scheme provides funds for small, local or 'pilot' projects promoting STFC science and technology. Anyone can apply, including grant-funded research groups, STFC research facility users, schools, museums, etc. Awards range from £500 to £10,000 and the expenditure can go towards materials, salaries and travel & subsistence.

Projects must be relevant to publicising engagement or teaching about the STFC science and technology areas, namely:

  • particle physics;
  • nuclear physics;
  • space, ionospheric, solar and planetary science;
  • astronomy;
  • astrophysics;
  • cosmology
  • studying materials with muon and neutron sources
  • studying materials with synchrotron light sources
  • research using laser facilities

To apply for a Small Award you must:

Upon completion of the project you must complete a final report form.

For further information, please see our frequently asked questions.

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