The aim of this seed fund is to lower the barrier for active researchers by providing seed funding that fosters cross-disciplinary activity with artists, animators, writers and scientists.

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from all staff groups and students.

Remit: Provide seed funds to competitive researcher driven projects to develop novel public engagement ideas within the Wellcome Trust remit that have an 'improve health' focus.

Assessment: Projects submitted for funding will be assessed by an internal peer review process to ensure quality.

Calls: We accept applications all year round. Please ensure that you submit your form a minimum of 2 months before your event.

Need funding of less than £100? 

We have a Public Engagement Small Funding Request form to pay for items needed for events or for transport to attend an event you are participating in. Applications are taken all year round but need to be submitted a minimum of two weeks prior to the event.


Enquiry or idea?

Contact ISSF Public Engagement team