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Venue: Online

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Engaged Researcher Online - Introduction To Public Engagement

Tue 1 Jun, Thu 3 Jun, Fri 4 Jun 2021


We’ll be looking at the what, why and how of public engagement and introducing researchers to some of the ways to plan an effective public engagement project.


  • The what: definitions of public engagement, who are the public, what activities count as engagement, what are the goals?
  • The why: University commitment to PE, REF, Funders
  • The how: the Logic Model approach to planning PE, practical considerations, moving engagement online and opportunities at the University.
Target audience
  • PhD students
  • Post-docs
  • Researchers
  • Public Engagement Professionals

Number of sessions: 3

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 1 Jun   15:00 - 16:00 15:00 - 16:00 Online Lucinda Spokes
2 Thu 3 Jun   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Online Lucinda Spokes
3 Fri 4 Jun   10:00 - 12:00 * 10:00 - 12:00 * Online Selen Etingu-Breslaw,  Lucinda Spokes
* Optional session.
Topics covered (session 1)

Introduction to PE

Topics covered (session 2)

Evaluation and online PE tips and hints and opportunities at the University


Participants of this course will gain an overview of public engagement and techniques to plan engagement. They will find out more about how the University can support their public engagement priorities, further training and funding opportunities and activities to participate in and develop their skills through.

System requirements

Good internet connection: the course will be held on Microsoft Teams.


If you have troubles joining the sessions or have any queries, please contact Selen Etingu-Breslaw ( or Giulia Bertolotti (


Two 1-hour mandatory sessions, and one optional one-to-one advice session with the trainer.

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