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Public Engagement at Manchester

Engaging, sharing, learning


What's coming up next?

Using innovative modern technologies in your engagement -
19 October 2016, 1-2:30pm , Roscoe Building 3.2


Jo Pennock - an immunologist in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health with 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 - 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 - 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.

Get involved

If you’ve got a suggestion for an engagement topic or you’re keen to present then get in touch with us, email: engagement@manchester.ac.uk

engagement@manchester is coordinated by Dee-Ann Johnson, Emma Lewis, Roz Webster, Ceri Harrop, Hawys Williams, Suzanne Spicer, Anna Bunney and Rachel Kenyon.

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 lunchtime meetings exploring different aspects of public engagement. There is a wealth of expertise across our university and we are running these free events to help us share engaging ideas and experiences.

Children's passport to learning What engagement events have already been held?

Catch up with our previous engagement events here.

Who is it for?

All university staff and students are welcome to attend and find out more about exciting public engagement opportunities. Everyone is welcome – no experience in engagement activities needed. We are keen to encourage new people to take their first steps in public engagement, as well as support those with more experience.

Save the dates: - We'll be exploring the following topics, from 1:00-2:30pm:

25 January 2017 - Public engagement can lead to impact (with guest Paul Manners, NCCPE) (Kanaris Theatre)

29 March 2017 - Partnerships for research collaborations (Roscoe 3.2)

17 May 2017 - Working with schools and young people (Maths & Social Science C15)