Posts Tagged ‘public engagement’

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards celebrate public engagement with research

We celebrated how our researchers are using public engagement to generate interest in their work at last week's 'Engage' event at The Edge.

Get your tickets for a Pint of Science! 23-25 May

The maths of beer, resurrecting the dead, how to be an armchair eco-warrior and much more

Images of Research winners highlight breadth and diversity of research

Winners of this year's Images of Research competition have been announced but the exhibition stays open until 24 May.

Pint of Science Bath to take latest local science breakthroughs to our city pubs

Pub locals in Bath will hear talks on everything from the maths of beer to how blind people can see with their ears. The Pint of Science festival runs from 23 – 25 May.

Images of Research – one week left to submit your entry

Images of Research is a public exhibition held in Bath, where researchers explain their work using just an image and short description, giving an insight to our wide range of research activity that makes a difference to society and produces real benefits.

Public Engagement Awards

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year's awards by the deadline of Mon 4 Apr

Community research initiative

The 'Community Matters' project will pair academics with local voluntary & community organisations

Unique research collaboration to benefit grassroots community organisations

A new public engagement initiative 'Community Matters' pairing academics with local voluntary and community organisations has been launched.

New engaged research projects get underway

A range of engaged research projects funded by the University’s Public Engagement Unit are currently underway.

Tips on pain & stress management

'The Waiting Room', a new exhibition about our psychology & health research opens in Bath this week

Scientists offer tips on pain and stress management in ‘The Waiting Room’

Find out about our psychology and health research at a new exhibition opening in Bath this week - 'The Waiting Room'.

Celebrating public engagement with research

The Public Engagement Unit recently hosted a dinner in The Edge to celebrate its achievements and that of researchers and external organisations that it has worked with over the past three years.

Researchers contribute to Engage conference

Dr Sarah Bailey (Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology) and Rachel Rose Jackson (Department for Health) shared their experiences of public engagement with research at the annual Engage conference in Bristol.

Hard science + stand-up = pure laughter

Fri 4 Dec: Come & see a lineup that will never be repeated, performing in ways you’ve never seen before

Pain research & Ignite Your Mind on BBC Radio Somerset

Ignite Your Mind organiser Rhiannon Edwards talks to BBC Radio Somerset about her PhD within the Centre for Pain Research at the University and also the Public Engagement initiative being hosted in a local Bath pub.

Ignite your mind over a pint in the pub

Our PhD students will be at the Ring O'Bells next Monday discussing their research with punters

Expand (and ignite) your mind over a pint in the pub

Our PhD student will be propping up the bar at the Ring O'Bells next Monday discussing their research with punters!

Research engagement at festivals

Tips & advice on getting involved in festivals: Public Engagement Conversation on Wed 25 Nov

Crypto Maths Challenge on campus

On 22 & 23 October, 26 & 27 October the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Further Maths Support Programme are running a Cryptographic Challenge: suitable for primary age kids and families, through secondary students, up to postgrad mathematicians and beyond.

Congratulations Professor Chris Budd OBE

Professor Chris Budd has collected an OBE from the Queen for his services to science & maths education