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Opportunity for Free Research with Plymouth University


Plymouth University has launched its 2011-12 Community Research Awards. The Awards provide community groups, charities and social enterprises with an opportunity to find out more about an issue or topic relevant to their organisation.

Five research projects will be selected and the University will meet the cost of up to £10,000 each. All organisations operating in the Plymouth area are eligible to apply.

As part of the Awards, Plymouth University are also holding a workshop session on Wednesday 12th October 2011. The workshop will provide you with an opportunity to come to the University, meet some of our researchers and discuss your research ideas and needs with them. There are also free workshops on Evaluation, Writing a Funding bid and Social Enterprises.

To find out more, apply for an Award, or for any other enquires please call us on 01752 588340 or look at our Community Research Awards page on the Plymouth University website.

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