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

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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The Royal Society – School Partnership Grants

Primary and Secondary schools can apply for funding to carry out science, technology, engineering, mathematics computing or data science, in partnership with researchers. The application must be initiated by the school but researchers may like to suggest this partnership opportunity to any teacher contacts.  Contact the Public Engagement Team to discuss an application.

Grants available up to £3,000

Deadline Saturday 31st March 2018

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Science Museum Lates

On the last Wednesday of each month the Science Museum closes late, letting adults enjoy some themed, interactive fun.

Researchers can run drop-in activities, talks or workshops for groups throughout the evening. Themes are explored broadly and expertise from outside of science is welcomed. If you are interested in any of the themes below, contact the Public Engagement team for more information.

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March – Frankenstein
April – Antibiotic Resistance
May – The Home + home of the future
June – Sexuality
July – NHS + Heart Transplant + IVF + Liver Transplant
August – Circus
September – 10th Birthday Lates
October – Engineering
November – The Sun