Applications for up to £1000 are invited as part of the Translational Research Exchange at Exeter (TREE) Public Engagement with Research funding scheme. This scheme enables University of Exeter researchers and professional services staff working in health research to undertake high quality public engagement.

We welcome applications from University of Exeter researchers (including PhD students) or professional services staff working in the field of health research. This funding scheme is for applications between £500 and £1000. There is flexibility in this funding whereby applications over £1000 may be considered in exceptional circumstances but this would need to be diuscussed in advance. 


Example activities that can be included in applications are:

  • Development of partnerships and collaborations with non-academic, non-commercial partners (for example patient groups, charities, artists, schools or clinicians)
  • Try out novel and creative ways to engage non-academic, non-commercial audiences with health research
  • Research proposal workshops, aimed at co-creating research questions


Applications can be submitted at any time; this is a rolling scheme until December 2021 with no close date.

Please read the Public Engagement with Research Funding Guidance Document.


How to apply

Download and complete the application form below:

Public Engagement with Research Funding Application Form (Word)

To apply for this funding scheme, the application form should be submitted to TREE Communities Engagement Manager, Silvia Bortoli, by emailing 01392 727472


Further information and queries

If you require any further information please contact Silvia Bortoli