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STFC ‘Wonder Match’ launched

Do you work with young people or disadvantaged communities in your region? Would you like to support them to engage with science and technology? Or are you a scientist or engineer who has a hunger to share the wonder of their research with others? Then the Wonder Match programme could be perfect for you. The […]

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NCCPE Training Associates pilot

Are you an experienced trainer who is passionate about engagement? Do you want to be part of a network of associates working to expand the reach and focus of the NCCPE’s training programme? As a result of our consultation and CPD/training review which took place in late 2017, we have decided to pilot a new […]

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Community University Partnership Initiative

The deadline for applications for the Bristol Community University Partnership Initiative (CUPI) match event is nearing! Manchester details are below too! Funded by Power to Change and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, CUPI supports community organisations (including community businesses, charities, social enterprises, and voluntary organisations) and university researchers to create trusting and useful research […]

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‘What works’- Social media

The NCCPE are delighted to announce the first in a series of ‘what works’ events. The first topic focusses on the use of social media in engaging the public with research. Last year the NCCPE commissioned a short piece of desk research to explore the use of social media in engaging the public with research. The researcher found: Researchers […]

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Expressions of Interest to host Engage 2018

As Engage 2017 approaches, so too does the deadline for expressions of interest in hosting Engage 2018. Don’t forget to get your submissions in before the 30th November. Traditionally Engage has been in Bristol, where the NCCPE is based, but in 2018 we want to take Engage on the road, to bring together new people, […]

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NCCPE Engage conference registration open

Registration is now open for the NCCPE’s Engage Conference 2017, which is taking place in Bristol on 6th and 7th December. Engage 2017 will take stock of what we are learning about collaborative approaches to engagement. Looking across the spectrum of collaboration, it will showcase cutting edge practice and share the latest thinking from within higher education […]

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NCCPE Training & Networks consultation

The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) recently started a consultation on their role in providing training and CPD, and supporting or facilitating networks for public engagement. As part of this process they are holding a small number of focus groups aimed at getting a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the needs and experiences […]

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Reimagining School-University Partnerships

Join us on 5th October for an interactive one-day event, Reimagining School-University Partnerships, that is designed to: SHARE learning and good practice from the RCUK School-University Partnerships Initiative (SUPI) – and beyond! INSPIRE with examples of activities and mechanisms that really work EXPLORE where next for school-university partnerships… This event will bring together representatives from the 12 SUPI projects […]

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Genome Editing Public Engagement Synergy

Do you have experience of engaging the public with genome editing or related fields? Are you a researcher in the field of genome editing? If so, we need your help! Over the coming twelve months we’ve been funded by Wellcome to develop innovation and collective impact in public engagement within genome editing. Working in partnership with […]

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Engage 2017: Call for contributions open

Would you like to be part of the NCCPE’s Engage Conference this year? Our call for contributions to Engage 2017 is open until 30th July. The event will be held in Bristol on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December, 2017. This year we are doing things slightly differently. In the spirit of collaboration, we are inviting people to nominate themselves […]