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Public engagement with STFC science, technology or facilities

Apply for funding to engage the public with STFC-supported science, technology or facilities.

This opportunity is open to a wide range of organisations.

You can apply if you’re a UK organisation with an annual financial report and accounts.

Your project must focus on an area within the remit of STFC.

Early technology development and equipment for STFC grant holders

Apply for funding for equipment to support the development of basic technologies in areas such as sensors, imaging and detectors.

You must currently hold an STFC core programme grant in one of these areas:

  • nuclear physics
  • particle physics and particle astrophysics
  • astronomy and space science
  • accelerators, and computing in support of these.

Developing quantum technologies for fundamental physics

Apply for funding to apply, or adapt, quantum technologies to fundamental physics questions.

You and your institution should be eligible for UKRI funding.

Set up a centre for doctoral training in data intensive science

Apply for funding to establish a new centre for doctoral training (CDT) in data intensive science.

You can apply if:

  • your higher education institution receives STFC core science funding
  • the training of all involved lead departments is STFC accredited.

Developing STFC nuclear physics priorities

Apply for funding for a small nuclear physics project focused on feasibility.

To apply you must be an academic member of staff or hold a fellowship, won through open competition. You can be at any career stage.

Science and technology projects: Industrial CASE studentship

Apply for funding to provide training for a PhD student at your organisation.

You must be an eligible research organisation. Training must be provided jointly with a non-academic organisation.

The project must fall within the STFC core science programme.

Improve and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research

Apply for impact acceleration account (IAA) funding to help your organisation’s research have an impact.

Your organisation must be eligible for funding from ones of these councils:

  • AHRC
  • BBSRC
  • EPSRC
  • STFC
  • MRC.

To be eligible to apply for EPSRC funding, your organisation must have been invited.

PATT travel claim for competitively awarded observation time

Claim back travel and subsistence costs when visiting an astronomy telescope. The visit must be for competitively awarded science observation time.

You must be a UK-based researcher at an eligible UK institution.

You must not already hold or have access to a travel grant from the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time (PATT).

Employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow

Apply for funding to employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow at your research organisation. The fellow will facilitate the development of commercial opportunities for STFC-funded research.

You must be an academic at an eligible research organisation.

You do not need to name the fellow in your application. You can recruit them later.

Public Engagement Reaction Awards

We will fund quick-response public engagement programmes to:

  • deliver high-profile public engagement activities
  • champion STFC science and technology and its impact on society
  • interact with STFC’s public engagement and communication teams, including participation in STFC networks and event

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