Find the latest updates of public engagement news, opportunities, funding, and more.
The Erasmus+ INOS project are hosting this seminar for anyone interested in getting a better understanding of how academia can lead and foster social action, particularly in the context of climate change and biodiversity loss.
Sense about Science are running this free online workshop for STEM and social science early career researchers, trainees and medical professionals as part of their Voice of Young Science network.
How to write long-form features, with The Conversation’s Insights editors - Free Online Training, 5 July
Are you an academic, researcher or PhD candidate conducting a study that could be turned into a long-form story? The Conversation UK’s Insights team is offering a new training session in long-form feature writing.
17 June 2022
Sign up now to be part of Science Together in 22/23! Work with local community groups to co-develop research projects that are grounded in local needs, interests and perspectives. No experience required, full training and support is provided and the projects are given a small seed fund to get them off the ground.
This course created by UCL and hosted by FutureLearn introduces the Equity Compass tool as a framework to help you support all learners and promote equity in informal STEM learning. This could be useful for developing outreach and engagement work.
As part of UKRI ,the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and partners are pleased to announce this landmark symposium will be returning as a face-to-face event on Wednesday 14th September 2022 at Cardiff City Hall in partnership with Cardiff University.
Lifeology has created this free step by step guide that takes you through some of the key ingredients of good science writing for kids.
The University of the West of England's Bristol's Science Communication (SCU) Masterclass is an intensive, short course (four days) created to provide professional development in science communication.
This webcast from Nature Careers is designed to help researchers both attract and manage press coverage of their work.
Dr Eric Jensen provides online training that includes a live session and online training module and more to take you through practical guidance on how to develop high-quality impact evaluations.
25 March 2022
Cumberland Lodge offers doctoral students in the UK a unique opportunity to benefit from a close association with our work and discussions for two years, including developing skills and networks around public and policy engagement.
This workshop is offered by Jamie Gallagher, an experienced public engagement practitioner with experience of developing impact case studies for the REF. Places cost £45.
Malcome Love, an experienced PE practitioner and trainer, is running a two day intensive training course at Lytham St Annes in Lancashire for anyone who wants to develop their public engagement skills.
1 March 2022
3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present; how about in just 3 minutes with the aid of a single slide? DPhil students are invited to apply to take part. Training and prizes are available! Training and final will be held online.
Research Services have compiled their guides, tools and training for evaluating public engagement with research into one place, with the addition of three new short training videos.
3 February 2022
Roger Highfield, director of the Science Museum, is giving a talk at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. No booking required.
Research Services have produced a new guide to take a look at the different ways you can evaluate online events (meetings, festivals, workshops, etc), and include a range of pointers to different tools, illustrated with real-world examples of use.
Parkinson's UK have published a new clear and simple communications toolkit to help researchers share updates with participants. This is useful for any study that involves participants.
This guide and case study, was produced by the PER team in Research Services and takes you through a step by step process to plan, undertake and write up evaluation of the museum display or exhibition using the Traces of of the Past case display in the Pitt Rivers Museum.