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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Swindon: Engineering Engagement Champions (Pilot)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM308556
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Date Published:
11 September 2019
Deadline Date:
07 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Engineering Engagement Champions (Pilot) The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has up to £1.5 million available through the Engineering Theme to provide bespoke support to EPSRC researchers in our community to undertake public engagement activities in order to inspire, and interact with the public as well as attract them to Engineering and Physical Sciences. £1.5m is available to support up to 10 Champions through this call. Applicants must have been named on an EPSRC grant within the last 5 years. Applications are invited from all career stages. It is expected that applicants will be active researchers in engineering and physical sciences, however this funding is to support public engagement activities to sit alongside core research. These activities could include, but are not limited to, engagement with individuals of particular protected characteristics who may be underrepresented in engineering, education sector stakeholders or government representatives. Through this call resources can be requested to cover staff time, overheads, and consumables associated with public engagement and wider outreach activities. Applicants can apply for between 0.2 to 0.5 FTE for up to 24-36 months. Applicants will be expected to evaluate the impact of their activities and include a one page summary of their approach to evaluation in the proposal document. Funding for technical research is not available in this call, please refer to standard routes for this funding. EPSRC will work in partnership to deliver specific training and networking opportunities for applicants funded through this call.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
N/A
Swindon UK
N/A N/A
N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Engineering Engagement Champions (Pilot)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Engineering Engagement Champions (Pilot)

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has up to £1.5 million available through the Engineering Theme to provide bespoke support to EPSRC researchers in our community to undertake public engagement activities in order to inspire, and interact with the public as well as attract them to Engineering and Physical Sciences.

£1.5m is available to support up to 10 Champions through this call. Applicants must have been named on an EPSRC grant within the last 5 years. Applications are invited from all career stages.

It is expected that applicants will be active researchers in engineering and physical sciences, however this funding is to support public engagement activities to sit alongside core research. These activities could include, but are not limited to, engagement with individuals of particular protected characteristics who may be underrepresented in engineering, education sector stakeholders or government representatives.

Through this call resources can be requested to cover staff time, overheads, and consumables associated with public engagement and wider outreach activities. Applicants can apply for between 0.2 to 0.5 FTE for up to 24-36 months.

Applicants will be expected to evaluate the impact of their activities and include a one page summary of their approach to evaluation in the proposal document.

Funding for technical research is not available in this call, please refer to standard routes for this funding.

EPSRC will work in partnership to deliver specific training and networking opportunities for applicants funded through this call.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   07-11-2019  Time 16:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://epsrc.ukri.org/funding/calls/engineering-engagement-champions-pilot/

Closing date: 07 November 2019 at 16:00 hrs

(MT Ref:308556)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 11-09-2019

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