Public Engagement for Research Staff: What is it, why it matters, and how to organise your events?

12.00-12.50, Wednesday 9 October 2013

University Place, 5.212

Topics:

What Public Engagement (PE) is, types of PE activities  and why PE matters

  • How to organise public events
  • Where to find funding for PE events
  • How to get others in your department to join in
  • How to communicate effectively with the public about your research
  • PE with children and young people via schools
  • PE with retired and semi-retired people via the University of the 3rd Age (U3A)

Speakers:

Dee-Ann Johnson, Communications Officer, EPS Graduate and Researcher Development

  • Ceri Harrop, Public Engagement Programme Manager, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Karen Hassell, Professor of Social Pharmacy, Manchester Pharmacy School

For further details please contact Sarah King-Hele

(the University of Manchester Research Staff Association)

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