Are you interested in public engagement? Do you want to meet other like-minded people at the University? Would you like to hear some inspiring ideas?
Then come along to this series of free lunchtime meetings exploring different aspects of public engagement. There is a wealth of expertise across our university and we are running these events to help us share engaging ideas and experiences.
Wednesday 19 October at 13.00-14.30 in Roscoe 3.2.
The upcoming E@M event will be about ‘ Using innovative modern technologies in your engagement’
Speakers sharing their ideas and answering your questions are:
- Jo Pennock is an immunologist in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and has a wealth of public engagement experience. Here she will be presenting on her highly successful Outbreak project, a street game where participants play the role of a government scientist tasked with identifying and controlling a deadly new disease
- Ros Bell is the AV & New Technologies coordinator for the Library. Her chief role is looking after the award-winning DigiLab project, which gives students and staff the opportunity to access new technologies through events, workshops and discussion groups. Visitors are invited to test out staff and student projects, chat to local makers and developers, as well as try out equipment from DigiLab’s own collection.
- Georg Christ is web, external relations and eLearning officer of the Department of History, SALC, Univ. of Manchester and coordinates efforts to use innovative technology both in teaching/internal communication as well as in outreach/external communication.
All welcome and free to attend. Format is three short presentations and plenty of time for discussion, Q&A and sharing ideas and best practise.
Posted on behalf of Ceri Harrop, Public Engagement Programme Manager, Wellcome Trust Cell Matrix