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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Communications and policy training day for early careers researchers

Free day-long workshop for PhD/post-docs from STEM or social science subjects. Discuss interacting with media, science journalists, policy makers and working with the public.

Friday 15th June, University of Warwick.

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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

Institute of Physics Grant Scheme

The public engagement grant scheme provides up to £2,000 to individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. Projects must take place by 28th February 2019. Applications must be received by noon on Monday 7 May 2018.

More information or contact engagement@iop.org 

 

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 

 

 

Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Award Winners Announced!

The inaugural Public Engagement Awards were held on Monday 19th March to recognise and celebrate the myriad ways that Birkbeck scholars work with the public and communities to make their research accessible and to include non-academic expertise.

With 25 projects in the running for an award, in excess of 60 guests attended the ceremony and reception, where the winners were announced for each of the five categories, while a further 10 projects were highly commended.

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