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Research Engagement and Impact Awards 2019 are open

colour photographs of 2018 prize winners

Enter the 2019 Research Engagement and Impact Awards for the chance to win £1000 towards your next engagement activity.

The Awards recognise and reward individuals at the University who undertake or support high-quality engagement and impact activities. Entrants can be at any level in their careers, and activities of any scale are welcome. Research engagement and impact takes many forms and we encourage applications from all research themes and associated functions across the University.

It's easy to apply. Just complete this online form by 12:00 on 29 April 2019.

Your engagement or impact project may be a one-off activity or an ongoing series but must have taken place in the last two years (i.e. since April 2017).

Its aim may have been to inspire or inform people, young and old, about research and make it more accessible, through innovative events, exhibitions, or interactive teaching materials, or

It may be an activity that involves non-specialists in the design or development of the research, by working with or within communities or in partnership with other organisations, for example patient panels, public consultations, social research, citizen science, or

It could be a collaborative research partnership with an organisation/s beyond academia for knowledge exchange or to influence local, national or international audiences to bring about positive change in policy or practice.

If you are unsure whether your project is suitable, please contact the Research Communications team for advice by emailing Caroline Cross.

Download the guidelines and eligibility criteria.

Applicants shortlisted for an award will be invited to showcase their projects at an Awards Ceremony that will take place during the afternoon of Tuesday 25th June 2019. 

Three winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony and each will be presented with a £1000 prize. One of the awards will be made to an early career researcher.

Find out more about the projects shortlisted for the 2018 Awards and 2017 Awards.

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