Images of Public Engagement Competition – deadline 16th July 2018

Share your inspiring images and stories of public engagement with the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE).

Their Images of Public Engagement 2018 competition is now open for entries!

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Documentary film making collaborations – deadline 23 May

Opportunity for academics to collaborate with documentary filmmakers on a research story. Open to all disciples. The launch event to meet partners is 7th June.

Apply by Wednesday 23rd May

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3 Minute Thesis – watch the event!

Watch Birkbeck PhD students share their research in a short, accessible, inspiring way! This free, fun event is a great way to support our peers and find out more about research across the College.

18.30, Wednesday 23rd May, Clore Lecture Theatre

Find out more and register here

The Peltz Gallery

Peltz Gallery, based in the School of Arts in Gordon Square, showcases the creative interdisciplinary and experimental research produced by academic staff and postgraduates. It also provides curatorial and professional training for Birkbeck’s postgraduate students. Exhibitions profile the work of emerging and established artists and are aimed at provoking innovative intellectual interactions between academic and practitioner. If you are interested in proposing an exhibition at Peltz Gallery please see our website or email peltzgallery@bbk.ac.uk

 

Planning Workshops – register now for the summer term

Developing Interactive Activities: Planning Workshop
Mon 30th April, 14.00-15.30

Engaging with Schools: Planning Workshop 
Mon 14th May, 18.00-19.30

Presenting to Public Audiences: Planning Workshop
Wed 6th June, 14.00-15.30

Online Engagement: Planning Workshop
Wed 13th June, 18.00-19.30

Four new workshops are offered to PhD and Postdoc researchers, focusing on different types of public engagement. Anyone with an interest is welcome to attend, from any School/subject.
For any further information contact public-engagement@bbk.ac.uk 

 

 

Green Man Festival – Science Stalls, application deadline 14 April

Apply to run a science stall in Einstein’s Garden, Green Man’s area of science and nature.

Stalls can explore any science related topic and must include as much interactivity and participation as possible for festival goers; embodying the creative and playful spirit of Einstein’s Garden.

Deadline for applications is 14 April 2018

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Wellcome discussion event -Thursday 15 March

Open Minds: Collaboration and singlemindedness

Are we more creative in a group or are we better on our own? Join a conversation about finding and working with the right collaborators and the role of single mindedness.
Artist Alex Julyan is in conversation with Choreographer Lea Tirabasso to explore how working with a philosopher, a cancer specialist and a geneticist has influenced her new dance piece.
Join the conversation and share your own experiences of co-creativity.

Thursday 15 March
16.00-17.30
Reading Room, Wellcome Collection
Free and no need to book, just turn up on the day

 

Being Human, a festival of humanities – 2018 applications open

The Being Human theme for November 2018 is ‘Origins and Endings’.

Applications for unfunded events are open until 4 June 2018.
Contact the Public Engagement Team to discuss your application.

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For inspiration, check out a 2016 Being Human event by Birkbeck’s Reluctant Internationalists