Public Engagement: Getting Started (Royal Society of Biology)

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Event venue: 
Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ, United Kingdom
Event description: 

This course will provide will provide participants with an understanding of what public engagement is and what's in it for them, awareness of a range of public engagement opportunities available, and taking the first steps towards understanding public engagement activities.

Course Objectives:

  • to define what public engagement is in the wider context of engagement with research
  • to understand reasons for public engagement with research, for individuals, research groups, research area, institution and funders.
  • to identify individual motivations for public engagement and benefits to the mid-career researchers
  • to understand the breadth of public groups and what their motivations are for engaging with research
  • to learn from the best practise of other engaging researchers
  • to explore what makes a meaningful public engagement activity
  • to generate and share initial ideas for potential public engagement projects
  • to signpost opportunities for public engagement through Royal Society of Biology

The course will include an expert Q&A panel session. 

This event has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 18 CPD points.

Fees: From £140 +VAT

As a Member Organisation of the Royal Society of Biology, BSSS members are eligible to up to 50% discounts on RSB training courses.            

For full details and to register.