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Opportunity profile: Engaging with the census

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Funding for researchers to show the value of the UK’s national population survey

Top tips 

  • Remember that although bids should be grounded in research, this is a call for public engagement activities
  • Strive to reach diverse groups of the public—do not consider “the public” as a homogenous entity
  • Steer clear of heavily academic-focused activity in your proposal
  • Feel free to pitch a project that is outside of the suggested list of topics

The Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council have joined forces to fund public engagement activity linked to the 2021 census.

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