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Are you a community based organisation who is keen to support their members to engage with science and engineering?
Are you a scientist or engineer who has a hunger to share the wonder of your research with others?
This is your chance to collaborate and bid for up to £1,000 to help develop exciting engagement projects!
Wonder Match is the perfect opportunity for community organisations and researchers to meet together and develop ideas for engagement activities. Based on a highly effective approach, Wonder Match is a series of partnership-building events designed to support community organisations and researchers to work together to encourage diverse audiences to engage with science.
Brought to you by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the events provide an opportunity for community organisations supporting people in the 40% most deprived areas of the UK, and researchers in STFC related disciplines, to meet and develop project ideas together.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to network; share ideas; and explore potential partnership ideas together. You will also have the chance to bid for up to £1,000 to help develop your ideas and plans for working together further. We anticipate that partnerships formed at the event will also apply for up to £15,000 funding from the STFC Spark Award. (Please note you can apply for STFC Spark funding without participating in the event.)
You can now apply for the following events:
The East Midlands Wonder Match event was held in Leicester on the 8th October 2018, and the Scotland event took place in Glasgow on Monday 12th November 2018.
Please note: applications are welcome from anyone who works in STFC related disciplines, as well as anyone who is part of a community organisation such as a charity, social enterprise, educational or cultural organisation. If you are in any doubt whether you are eligible or have any other questions please contact email@example.com.