British Ecological Society: Outreach Grants 2018

Environmental Wednesday March 21st, 2018

The British Ecological Society (BES) offer Outreach Grants of up to £2,000 to individuals and organisations to organise ecological public engagement events. This includes, but is not limited to, our members, researchers, schools, museums, libraries and community groups. Although schools and museums are welcome to apply, projects must involve significant outreach beyond the curriculum.

BES define ecology as the scientific study of the distribution, abundance and dynamics of organisms, their interactions with other organisms and their physical environment. Applications should promote and engage the public with the science of ecology. Grants will not be awarded for purely nature conservation purposes or any activity that does not promote the science of ecology.

The Society wish to support projects that:

  • increase public understanding of, and engagement with, ecology;
  • stimulate discussion about ecology and its implications for society;
  • inspire and enthuse people of all ages about the science of ecology, especially those not previously interested and
  • develop skills in communicating the science of ecology.

Deadline: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 5pm. Please note, due to awards being made in May, projects should not start before 20 May 2018.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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