The British Ecological Society (BES) is inviting applications to its Outreach Grants Programme to support the promotion of ecological science to a wide audience.
Grants of up to £2,000 are available to individuals and organisations to organise public engagement events in ecology.
Ecology is defined by the British Ecological Society (BES) as the scientific study of the distribution, abundance and dynamics of organisms, their interactions with other organisms and their physical environment.
Eligible projects must be consistent with at least two of the following objectives:
All individuals and organisations are eligible to apply. This includes, but is not limited to:
It is essential that applications promote and engage the public with the science of ecology. Applications from museums and schools must involve significant outreach beyond schools – projects aimed solely at delivering curriculum to school children will not be considered.
The deadline for applications is 21 March 2018.