Follow that! A gold medal example of Public Engagement with Research to learn from

Neil Stoker discusses Jon Copley’s article in Research for All a case study of providing evidence of impact from public engagement.  Neil has been working at St George’s University of London as a part-time Research and Engagement Consultant. He has a background as a natural sciences research academic, and then moved into science communication and public … More Follow that! A gold medal example of Public Engagement with Research to learn from

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’

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