Watch the full playlist of our 2016 winners here.

Applications for the 2017 Awards are now closed. Many thanks for your submissions.

The winners will be announced at the ceremony on Thursday 13 July.

Do you dedicate your time and expertise to public engagement with research here at the University of Cambridge? Have you undertaken an innovative project, brought research to a new audience, worked creatively or collaboratively to raise the profile or impact of research? Then get your contribution recognised by the Vice-Chancellor and receive a £1000 prize.

We are looking for researchers and staff across all six academic Schools at the University, from every career stages, to submit an application. Previous applicants are encouraged to reapply with revised applications.

To be eligible for an award the public engagement undertaken must:

  • Be underpinned by contemporary research
  • Involve elements of dialogue and two-way exchange
  • Engage people and organisations from beyond academia

Further information on the 2016 Public Engagement with Research Award winners is available here in addition to an internal news story.

If you have any questions regarding a potential application, please contact Dr Rebecca Jones on

The Awards are supported University’s RCUK Catalyst Seed Fund.