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The University of Oxford Public Engagement with Research small grants scheme provides funds for researchers to develop, deliver and evaluate Public Engagement with Research projects and activities. Two NDS projects have been successful in receiving funding from this Seed Fund.

Supporting the Oxford Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Study

Lead applicant: Dr Regent Lee

OxAAAThis project delivered a survey about Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms to a large number of patients throughout Oxfordshire and beyond. Learn more.


Developing an online patient advisory panel for renal and transplant research

Lead applicant: Dr Simon Knight

Online Patient Advisory PanelThis project developed an online patient advisory panel to give researchers at the Oxford Transplant Centre and Oxford Kidney Unit a patient perspective on upcoming research projects. Learn more.


The closing date for the next round of applications has now closed. For more information, visit the University's PER Portal, or contact the Divisional Public Engagement Coordinator, Naomi Gibson

Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund Projects announced

Twelve new projects have been funded by the University's Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund grants scheme. From engaging Botswanans with Stone Age archaeology; exploring the potential of craft-based activities to improve well-being; engaging young people with physics through song and hands-on Asian language-learning through cooking, a diverse range of projects have been supported. Find a list of project summaries here