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Public Engagement at Manchester

Engaging, sharing, learning


What's coming up next?

Using storytelling techniques and forms to engage

When: 18 October 2017, 1-2:30pm

Where: The Study, Collection Room, Manchester Museum


  • Hazel Burke, School of Social Sciences - Sketching Research
  • Mirjam Roeder, School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering- Graphic Novels
  • Ceri Harrop, School of Biological Sciences - Storyboarding Research

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, Ceri Harrop, Roz Webster, Emma Lewis, Hawys Williams, Suzanne Spicer, Anna Bunney, Rachel Kenyon, and Alexis Darby

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:
18 October 2017, Kanaris Theatre, Manchester Museum - Using storytelling in many forms to engage
24 January 2018, HBS Hanson Room, - Impact and research partnerships
21 March 2018, Zochonis B24 - Policy, health and the arts
16 May 2018, Discovery Centre, Manchester Museum - Guest speaker: Ruth Ibegbuna - community engagement: working with/empowering young people