Apply to join an NIHR Global Health Research Funding Committee

 The NIHR Global Health Research Programme is now seeking to appoint a range of individuals to join its Funding Committees to support decision-making, including those who will bring knowledge and experience in Community Engagement and Involvement. Applications from individuals based in LMICs are welcome and encouraged. For more information on the role and how to apply, please visit the NIHR website. The closing date for applications is 10th November.

Ebola vaccine discussion videos: EBODAC Colloquium

 This series of pre-recorded panel discussions form part of EBODAC's virtual event exploring acceptance and uptake of new Ebola vaccines. They include sessions on 'Trust & Community Engagement' as well as 'Rumour Management'. Watch them here.

Funding: The Ethics of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

  Call for proposals which address the ethics of COVID-19 public health preparedness and response. Themes of interest to WHO and PHEPREN include 'Engagement & Communication'. Up to US $25,000. Deadline: 26 October 2020. Find out more HERE

Open Call: AREF Essential Grant Writing Skills Workshop

  The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is calling for applications from active, emerging health-researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa to participate in its sixth Essential Grant Writing Skills Workshop. Deadline for applications: 28 October 2020. Find out more and apply here.

Event: Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week

    This year's World Science Summit will be a global virtual showcase, with free digital access for everyone. They bring together breakthroughs and outstanding projects in science and society from across the globe. 1-10 November 2020. 500+ speakers, 200+ sessions. Find out more HERE

Hamwe Festival 2020: Social Justice and Mental Health 

UGHE's second Hamwe Festival is a collaboration between global health professionals and creatives. The 2020 festival is on the theme of social justice and mental health and will feature discussions on the decolonization of Public Health & Medicine. Held virtually 11-15 November 2020. Find out more HERE

Online Training: Knowledge Management or M&E for Results

              Aimed at those working for NGOs, government or research institutes, IMA International are offering online courses in Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation for Results starting in November 2020. Find out more HERE

eLearning: Science Communication: Connecting People, Creating Events

  This professional short online course from The Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol, UK, is for those who are new to science communication and want to develop their skills and knowledge. 10 week course starting on 18 January 2021. Apply and find out more HERE

Published Literature: COVID-19 and Science Communication 

The first part of this Journal of Science Communication special issue looks at the challenges of communicating around COVID-19 in the early spread of the disease in 2020. It presents papers from across the world that demonstrate the scale of the challenge. Published September 2020. Free access to all papers HERE




The Practice and Ethics of Participatory Visual Methods for Community Engagement in Public Health and Health Science


This FREE 8-module course has been developed for use by engagement practitioners who are relatively new to the field of participatory visual methods and want to learn more about what they are and how to work with them. It is most fitting for those who already have some experience in facilitating participatory processes or in using qualitative research methods. The course also aims to support health science researchers who wish to include visual methods when engaging local communities and wider publics in their work. CLICK HERE TO BEGIN