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The Bionic Man (360G-Wellcome-213270_Z_18_Z)

<p>We want to follow Dr Peter Scott Morgan from today for the next two years as he explores new scientific, medical and&nbsp;technological inventions to enable him to live with MND/ALS. He is open to everything that can be scientifically reasoned to be potentially beneficial and to sharing his journey with the public.</p> <p>Television is a great mechanism for driving reach and awareness, but audio and digital are even better at driving engagement and measurable impact. Recent podcast series like S-town and Serial have demonstrated the power of audio for engaging&nbsp;storytelling.</p> <p>We believe this project can successfully integrate all three platforms in a seamless way, to&nbsp;deliver a compelling real-time narrative that supports Wellcome's aims&nbsp;to empower people by helping them understand the value of participation&nbsp;in health research &amp; innovation and help people value and think critically about science, health research, innovation and the role they play in society. Meanwhile the engagement and approach of his medial team, who are taking a 'why not?' approach to new ideas rather than 'why?',&nbsp; is allowing them to research and understand&nbsp;new ways of doing things like the 'triple-ostomy'.</p> <p>Time is of the essence, given his condition</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


23 Aug 2018

Grant details
Amount Awarded 73614
Applicant Surname Younge
Approval Committee Public Engagement Fund (Small Awards) Committee
Award Date 2018-08-23T00:00:00+00:00
Financial Year 2017/18
Grant Programme: Title Public Engagement Fund
Internal ID 213270/Z/18/Z
Lead Applicant Mr Patrick Younge
Planned Dates: End Date 2021-01-02T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2019-01-02T00:00:00+00:00
Recipient Org: Country United Kingdom
Region Greater London
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