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Dr Sam Illingworth has written a useful guide for researchers who are interested in doing community engagement. It includes good tips and case studies to inspire meaningful community engagement as well as strategies for measuring impact of community engagement efforts.

Dr Sam Illingworth, Associate Professorpoetgames designer, and award-winning science communicator, has put together a hand essential guide for researchers interested in getting started with or thinking more about community engagement.

The short, free (pay as you decide) guide takes you through the essentials of doing meaningful community engagement, with top tips, info on best practices, case studies and how to measure the impact of your community engagement.


  • Discover practical tips and strategies to build strong relationships with communities.
  • Learn how to use innovative and inclusive methods such as poetry and games to engage society in meaningful dialogue with science.
  • Gain insights from real-world examples and case studies of successful community-engaged research projects.
  • Overcome common challenges with the help of tips and tools provided in the handbook.

Click here to find out more and download the guide