Community Engagement for Researchers - Essential Handbook Now Available
21 April 2023
Public Engagement - training
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 Professor, poet, games 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.
What to read next
For busy researchers keen to get a primer on the basics of public engagement with research, we have created a new online course that you can complete whenever suits.
31 October 2022
This brief, accessible online course from Lifeology takes you through key concepts and tips to make sure your science communication connects with your audience.