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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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

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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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