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Information for academics and researchers

There are lots of opportunities for NHLI scientists and clinicians to get involved with public engagement projects. We can also support you to develop your own public engagement with research activities including facilitating collaborations with engagement partners.

If you would like to find out more about how to get involved with public engagement, please contact Ellen Dowell (

Get in touch: 

  • if you have an existing grant that includes funds for public engagement and you would like support to develop activities
  • if you are applying for a research grant and would like to integrate public engagement into your project
  • if you would like to know more about public engagement as a pathway to impact
  • if you have an idea for a public engagement project and would like help to make it happen

Public engagement opportunties

External opportunities to get involved in public engagement

Public engagement funding opportunities

The Wellcome Trust

The Physiological Society

The Royal College of Pathologists

British Society for Immunology

Further information about public engagement funding opportunities can be found on the NCCPE website

Please get in touch with Ellen Dowell ( if you would like to discuss applying for a public engagement grant or integrating public engagement activities into a research grant.

Engaging with schools and students

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Imperial Outreach

Get involved with Imperial’s schools outreach programme