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Training and professional development

Internal opportunities

Inspire & Involve: Brainstorming for Engagement with your Research

A chance to discuss research engagement ideas with fellow researchers these regular sessions aim to inspire your next engagement plans, give time for sharing experiences and increase your chances of meeting collaborators. Register for the next session here:

Birkbeck's Three Minute Thesis for PhDs

Could you present your PhD thesis in just 3 minutes?

To be in with a chance of winning £500 sign up for the College’s Three Minute Thesis Competition and get free presentation training too.

Course: Introduction to Public Engagement

These interactive sessions aim to provide staff and research students with the ideas and tools to get started using public engagement with their research.

Please choose a session for more information and to register:

  • TBC - please check back for the latest updates. 

Note: If you cannot attend these sessions but are still interested, or would like one-to-one advice please contact Mary-Clare Hallsworth.

Course: Research Impact Masterclass

Designed for research staff this session gave a brief overview of research impact including engaging with stakeholders, developing impact and gathering evidence. Held on Wednesday 28th September resources from the session can be downloaded below:

Additionally, for current Birkbeck students the Careers and Employability Service provide courses for many skills relevant to public engagement – see their current course listings.

External opportunities