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STFC Spark Award applicants do not need to look to the stars to succeed

Public engagement in the physical sciences often focuses on bleeding edge equipment or delves into the mysteries of the cosmos. But Vanja Garaj took a different approach to win a STFC Spark Award, he explained in 2019. He put together a photo-ethnographic catalogue of staff at Cern.

The Spark Awards are open to applications now, with up to to £15,000 per project available. The deadline is 22 April.

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