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Public engagement opportunities

Find out more about the current local and national engagement opportunities where you can put your public engagement skills into practice.

The Public Engagement Unit coordinates, in collaboration with a variety of organisations, a series of public engagement activities for researchers to get involved in, including:

Engagement opportunities

If you want to give engaging the public with your research a go, check out these opportunities.

Share your research at a Science Café

Are you looking to share your research with a local audience in an open discussion and answer questions about your work? Then the Café Scientifque is for you. A Science Café focuses on informal group discussion where participants can explore your research, ask questions and give their thoughts. February onwards.

European Research Showcase

The European Research Showcase invites researchers at any professional level and in any discipline to highlight their work in this social media-based engagement event on the 28 / 29 April.

By signing up you'll get access to a suite of FREE public engagement training videos, a live virtual training event focused on video content creation for social media and content creation support from an award-winning science communicator.

Take part in the Being Human Festival

Being Human invites researchers to collaborate with local community and cultural partners to create exciting and engaging events. Deadline Friday 23 June.

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Contact us

If you are interested in any of these and need some help or advice get in touch with the Public Engagement Unit and we can help you find the right opportunity.