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Exploring public attitudes and experiences of health inequalities

The Health Foundation invites tenders for its call on exploring public attitudes and experiences of health inequalities. The tenderer will design and run a public engagement exercise that will inform a national conversation about health inequalities in the UK. The purpose of this work is to: explore what life is like for people in different […]

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Interact 2019, UCLAN – 4th September ’19

Following the huge success of Interact 2017, we are pleased to announce this landmark symposium will be returning on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in Preston, Lancashire. Spanning the physical and life sciences this event offers something for everyone with an interest in improving their public engagement capabilities. It […]

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Job – Public Engagement Administrator

The Public Engagement and Research Planning Team Administrator is a core role supporting Public Engagement and the Research Planning Team at the University of Birmingham with a variety of different administration, communications and digital duties. This will include monitoring and triaging of emails and phone calls, arranging meetings and diary management for various team members, […]

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STFC Reaction Awards scheme

The STFC Reaction Award, https://stfc.ukri.org/public-engagement/public-engagement-grants/pe-funding-opportunities/pe-reaction-awards/ scheme is still open. The Reaction Awards scheme will allow the funding of public engagement programmes that are a fast response to new and/or unexpected significant developments related to STFC’s science and technology remit. Applicants to The Reaction Awards Scheme are advised contact the Public Engagement Team, STFCPublicEngagementTeam@stfc.ac.uk to discuss their Reaction […]

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IOP public engagement grant open

TheInstitute of Physics public engagement grant scheme now provides up to £3,000 to individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. We are looking to fund projects starting after February 2019 and finishing within a year. To find out more about the scheme and to access guidelines on how to […]

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Factors Affecting Public Engagement by Researchers

The LSE Impact Blog has just published a short article on the findings of the Factors Affecting Public Engagement by Researchers project that was undertaken in 2015 and was funded by a consortium of 15 UK funders, led by Wellcome Trust. The article summarises the findings and provides links to more detailed reports and papers. […]

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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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Job – Wellcome Research & Evidence Lead, Public Engagement

Wellcome are looking for a Research and Evidence Lead to join their Public Engagement department. Wellcome have been working on a new Public Engagement strategy, which will be announced soon. At its core is a stronger focus on outcomes, and using engagement to achieve meaningful, measurable improvements in people’s relationship with research and health. To […]

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Public engagement: a practical guide

Sense about Science launch Public Engagement: a practical guide, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). It is aimed at researchers to help and encourage them to involve the public in working out how to communicate findings — from the earliest stages of projects, and on the most challenging of subjects. At Sense […]

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Royal Society Public Engagement Training

Here are some upcoming training opportunities for early-mid career scientists. You can find out more about specific courses at the links below, or register for any of the courses here: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/8B8U4/. Public engagement in practice, Tuesday 14 November, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester This course is for scientists with prior experience in public engagement. The […]