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Writing Effective Public Engagement Funding/Grant Applications

Whether it's for a main research grant application or a particular Public Engagement pot, funders are looking for high quality and well thought out Public Engagement plans and applications.

This session has been designed to get learners to explore how's best to understand and complete PE funding applications in a way that will increase their chances of success.

Who should attend?
PhD, ECR and senior academics who have completed the 'Beginners Guide to PE' session or Moodle. University of Warwick Research Active Staff (Research-focussed, Teaching-focussed and Research & Teaching contracts) and PhD Students.

This workshop enables delegates to understand:

Come along to this session and get more information on:

  • understanding a Public Engagement grant application - language, guidance, etc
  • structuring a grant application - how best to answer the questions and 'lay out' the application
  • effective/impactful project description - to explain exactly what you want to do, why, and making it SMART
  • realistic timings, costings and resources required

Please note: you must have completed the 'Beginners Guide to PE' training before attending this session.

Led by:

Dr. Lesley Paterson, Engagement, Evaluation and Communications (University of Oxford)

Further events in the Public Engagement Series 2019/20

Beginners Guide to Public Engagement
25 October 2019, 09.30 - 12.30*, AC01 (Argent Court)

Identifying, Understanding and Engaging the Public
22 November 2019, 09.30 - 12.30*, AC01 (Argent Court)

Evaluating your Public Engagement Activities
24 January 2020, 09.30 - 12.30*, AC01 Argent Court

Involving and Engaging Patients and Public in Health Research - PPIE
10 March 2020, 09.30 - 12.30, WMS (MTC 0.04/0.06)

Reporting and Evidencing PPIE in Health Research - Using GRIPP2 as a Tool
17 March 2020, 09.30 - 12.30, UHCW (room tbc)

Presenting your Research to the Public-Skills Workshop
24 April 2020, 09.30 - 12.30, Humanities Studio

* After the workshop there is the optional opportunity to 'Network' for an additional hour.


Friday 28 February 2020

10.00 - 13.00

AC01 (Argent Court)

See Campus Map

Any questions?

Workshop content:

Alison Phillips
Engagement Co-ordinator


Workshop arrangements:
Jane Cooper
Administrative Assistant, Organisational Development
Ext: 24893