How do you support and reward research engagement work? Awards for public engagement are a common ‘must-do’ for universities but how do you choose which types of public engagement you reward? How do you make sure certain areas of research are not neglected because they don’t use the same language as you when it comes to engagement? … More Categorising ‘Public Engagement’
This month we chose to step outside our usual public engagement sphere and read something that would help us hold a mirror to our work. … More Reading Group: Discussing “Becoming an Educator: Communities of Practice in HE”
A list of regional and national networks public engagement professionals have found useful … More Just a few networks…
When it comes to providing public engagement training we often come across similar challenges. Drop-out rates and how to get people into the room in the first place is possibly the most common of these challenges. Here are some tips from our members on how best to tackle these. If you know of any others … More Top-Tips for Tackling Training Drop-Out Rates
Amy Seakins, Evaluation Coordinator at Imperial College London and Lizzy Baddeley, Public Engagement Coordinator at UCL, ran the first London PEN reading group in August, here they summarise some of the discussions. … More Discussing the ‘State of Play’
Michael Eades from the School of Advanced Study shares his thoughts on public engagement in the humanities from his experiences working on the Being Human festival of the humanities. … More Public Engagement in the Humanities: the National Landscape
As ever, the Engage conference in November last year was packed with loads of great sessions from people all across the sector. We were there for the first time as members of the London Public Engagement Network and had the advantage of being able to work together to see and learn as much as possible over … More Top Ten of Engage 2016
Hello and welcome to the London Public Engagement Network’s blog! We’re planning on using this space to keep a record of the useful and interesting information we come across, as well as sharing some of the learning and expertise the group has collected. It is a space for constructive honesty and focused discussion. This blog … More Post Number 1!