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Public Engagement with Research Conference

Thursday, 5th July 2018
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

This one-day event will be an opportunity to be inspired, to learn, to be challenged and keep up to date with the cutting-edge of Public Engagement with Research (PER) practice and policy.  There will be 20 sessions with a mixture of internal and external speakers and workshop leaders.

This conference is for University of Oxford academics, researchers, research students and support staff across all disciplines that are either new to or experienced in Public Engagement with Research. External guests are by invitation only.

Highlights include:

  • ‘Public engagement embedded as part of research culture and practice: potential reality or pipe dream?’
  • Sing-song research – an introduction to writing engaging content for public audiences
  • ‘Science Capital as a tool for designing schools engagement events’
  • ‘Consulting and collaborating: the public’s perspective’
  • ‘Navigating the UK’s evolving research funding landscape - a Public Engagement perspective’: Dr Jenni Chambers, Head of Public Engagement Programmes, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Dr Steven Hill, Director of Research Policy, Research England.


Please download a copy of the PER Conference 2018 programme FINAL.pdf to review the sessions and then register via the Online Booking Form.