This is the third post in the Public Engagement Awards series. A recent study exploring TB-related stigma in Kolkata, India, concluded that there is a need for more community awareness programs to dispel misconceptions on tuberculosis (TB). In spite of the presence of various awareness campaigns at local and national level in many of the high-TB… Continue Reading Professor Sanjib Bhakta, Ms Sreyashi Basu – Joi Hok!
This is the second post in the Public Engagement Awards series. Layers of London (https://www.layersoflondon.org) is an online digital mapping project which is engaging thousands of people across London and beyond with the history and heritage of the city, creating valuable heritage assets, and facilitating via public engagement and crowdsourcing the creation of significant new digital… Continue Reading Professor Matthew Davies – Layers of London: Mapping the City’s Heritage
This is the first in a series of posts concerning the 2020 Public Engagement Awards winners and highly commended participants. Each week, learn about a new project! Dr Gillian Forrester and her team were doubly recognized for their efforts: they both won and were highly commended for Psyched! and Me, Human, two outstanding projects. Pysched!… Continue Reading Public Engagement Awards: Dr Gillian Forrester – Psyched! and Me, Human
Dr Sophie Hope, Lecturer in Arts Management, attended the Engaged Practice Symposium led by Birkbeck’s Public Engagement team. She shares her experiences of the day, meeting colleagues from different subject areas and their discussions about engaging different audiences with their research.
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