Engineers: share your stories, passion and expertise with Ingenious

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Do you run a project that engages the public with engineers and engineering? Apply for Ingenious.

Run by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Ingenious awards programme aims to encourage engineers to share their stories, passion and expertise with audiences and raise awareness of the diversity, nature and impact of engineering among people of all ages and backgrounds.

Funding is available from £3,000 to £30,000.

To date, Ingenious has funded over 200 projects, providing opportunities for around 6,000 engineers to take part in public engagement activities and to improve their communication and engagement skills.

Over 90% of engineers who have taken part in the project have benefitted from participating in an Ingenious project, with 67% reporting they have improved their communication skills and 37% saying they have gained a new perspective on their work.

The application deadline is 4 pm on Monday 1 October 2018.

Get involved

If you would like to get involved with Ingenious, all you need to do is complete the application and submit it via the Royal Academy of Engineering’s online grants system.

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