What categories should you have for public engagement awards? What is it you want to reward? Mary-Clare Hallsworth, Public Engagement Manager discusses Birkbeck’s approach.
The Royal Society of Biology Outreach and Engagement Awards celebrate work carried out by scientists who inform, enthuse and engage with different audiences.
Applications close on 29th June 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!
The presentation skills of Birkbeck’s PhD students were highlighted at the annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which celebrated some of the exciting research being conducted at the College.
Rhea Sookdeosingh, who recently completed an internship in Public Engagement at Birkbeck, discusses her time at the College, including bringing about the first Public Engagement Awards.
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.