Talking Science grants scheme
Talking Science is a new grants programme aimed at supporting public activities and events that get people talking about science, technology, and engineering and how they impact on our everyday lives. Funding will be awarded to projects that take science activities to a public audience in rural or remote parts of Scotland, or disadvantaged areas in our towns and cities.
Projects that receive funding may:
- Give members of the public the chance to meet scientists to discuss their work or debate new scientific developments
- Take science activities into communities across Scotland, for example through public events
- Work with a community groups to explore how science engagement can help tackle a local issue
- Highlight contemporary examples of Scottish excellence and innovation in science, engineering and technology, from industry or the research base
Successful projects may involve several organisations working in partnership to share best practice and provide good value for money.
The 2013-14 Talking Science grants scheme is now closed.
List of 2013-14 Talking Science grant winners
The Guidance Notes and Application Form for this year's scheme are still available below. There is also a list of Frequently Asked Questions for anyone looking for more information about Talking Science. This information may be helpful to anyone thinking of applying for funding in any future funding schemes.
Advice on how to apply for a grant
Frequently Asked Questions
If you'd like to be added to the mailing list to be notified of future funding opportunities please email ScienceEngagement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. You can also contact this email address if you have any questions about the scheme.