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The Stephen Fry Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement recognise the work of our outstanding staff and students. The awards highlight people and projects that engage a wider audience, and the benefits this brings to society.

Award winners will receive a trophy and can access up to £1500 of funding to support their future public engagement activities.

The nominations process for the 2020 Stephen Fry Awards has now closed.

The University of Dundee presents the Stephen Fry Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement each January during our Discovery Days event.

Follow this link to find out more about previous winners of the Stephen Fry Awards.

Three Award Categories

The University recognises there are different ways to engage with people, communities and organisations.  To support all types of engagement, we award winning applications and commendations in three categories.

The Public Engagement Project of the Year is awarded to a team who have made outstanding contributions to public engagement with any aspect of the University's activity

The Engaged Early Career Researcher of the Year is awarded to a research postgraduates (RPGs) or research staff who has shown excellence in engaging audiences with the University’s research.

The Engaged Researcher of the Year is awarded to a member of staff who has shown excellence in engaging audiences with the University’s research.

 

Nomination Forms and Guidance

The nomination process for the 2020 Stephen Fry Awards is now open. To nominate please complete the relevant application form below. Guidance for applicants for all categories is also provided.

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Contact Us

Do you have any questions or comments about the Stephen Fry Awards? Then please contact Jon Urch at engage@dundee.ac.uk or phone 01382 386669.