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Outreach and Engagement Awards

How to apply

The 2022 Award is now closed for nominations.

This year's winners will announced in October 2022.

About the award

The Outreach and Engagement Award is intended to acknowledge and reward outreach work carried out by researchers who inform, enthuse and engage the public with their research.

Find out more about previous winners.


New Researcher - £750

Leadership in Outreach and Engagement - £1500


  • The Award is only open to researchers studying or working in any sector of UK biosciences, from universities, institutes or industry.
  • Researchers who are paid for their outreach and engagement work are eligible to apply.
  • There is no limit to the number of applications per year from an individual university, institute or other organisation.
  • Work which has taken place in the last 24 months is eligible.
  • Previous RSB Outreach and Engagement Award (formerly Science Communication Award) winners are not eligible to enter again, in the same category.
  • Professional science communicators, outreach officers, public engagement staff and anyone working in outreach and engagement at 0.5 FTE or higher are not eligible for the Award.


Email Raghav Selvam if you have any queries regarding this award.


Dr Aimee Eckert, Breast Cancer Now
Dr Liz Granger, University of Central Lancashire