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Public Engagement Small Grants

Do you have a great idea for a public engagement activity? Are you keen to get experience of engaging people with your research?

Funded by the Centre for Doctoral Studies, doctoral research students, research staff and academic staff at King's are invited to apply for a small grant of up to £1,000 to deliver a public engagement activity.

Deadlines for 2022-23

  • Round 1: Thursday 24th November
  • Round 2: Thursday 30th March

How to apply

  1. Read the application guidance
  2. Complete this online application form

You can also preview the application form questions here, but please note that this is a preview only and you must complete the online application form in order to apply.


Applicants are encouraged to participate in public engagement training in preparation for your funding application and public engagement activities.

PGR322 - Introduction to Public Engagement – 6 March and 13 March, 10:30-12:00 

How can we engage the public with our research? Who are the public anyway? And why does any of it matter? This two-part course will answer these questions, giving you a set of easy-to-use tools that can shape your future public engagement activities.  Aimed at PGR students and early career researchers with little or no prior experience of public engagement, each session will help you develop skills and an understanding of public engagement with research, as well as help you consider possible public engagement you can carry out with your own research. PGR students / Research Staff can book their places here.

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