Reading Group: Discussing ‘Social justice and out-of-school science learning’

Amy Seakins, Engagement Coordinator for Evaluation and Impact at Imperial College London summarises discussions from the latest London PEN reading group. This time we selected a paper by Dr Emily Dawson from UCL as we were keen to read something around equity and engaging with diverse audiences. Dipping into the social sciences gave us a … More Reading Group: Discussing ‘Social justice and out-of-school science learning’

Categorising ‘Public Engagement’

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’

Top-Tips for Addressing a Lack of Post-Training Follow-Through Amongst Staff and Student Participants

When it comes to providing public engagement training we often come across similar challenges. A common issue that comes up is keeping in touch with training participants after the session(s). This can help you to measure the impact of your training, as well as to develop relationships with and between participants going forward. Here are … More Top-Tips for Addressing a Lack of Post-Training Follow-Through Amongst Staff and Student Participants