A photograph of Stephen FryThe Stephen Fry Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research recognise the work of our outstanding staff and students in engaging a wider audience with the University's research and the many benefits this can bring to society.

This year's nomination process is now open. Nominations are invited from our staff and students in two award categories. The recipients receive a personalised trophy and £1500 prize money to support and enhance their public engagement.

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

Information on previous winners of the Stephen Fry Awards can be found here.

Two Award Categories

To recognise the different approaches to engaging the public with research, the University awards winning applications and commendations in each of the following categories.

• The Public Engagement Project of the Year is awarded to a team of up to six persons who have led a project that has made outstanding contributions to public engagement with research.

• The Engaged Researcher of the Year is awarded to an individual who has shown excellence in engaging the public with the University’s research.

Nomination Forms and Guidance

Use the following links to download a copy of the application form. 2019-Stephen-Fry-Application-Form (Word) this form is used for nominations in both categories.

Please read the 2019-Stephen-Fry-Application-Guidance document before starting your application.

Applicants can self-nominate or nominate staff and students at the University of Dundee. The deadline for applications is 1pm on Friday 7 December 2018.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about the Stephen Fry Awards please contact Dr Jon Urch at revealingresearch@dundee.ac.uk or phone 01382 386669.