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Informing/Inspiring

Case studies of public engagement activities carried out by researchers to inform/inspire public groups with their research.

A man standing in front of a screen watching a documentary
A visitor watching a documentary inspired by research on gender in the military

This is one of the most common purposes, where the goal is to inspire or inform people about your work. Building understanding and stimulating curiosity is a vital part of the engagement landscape.

Examples of engagement activities that fall in this category include:

  • exhibitions

  • presentations

Public engagement with research case studies

We have collected a range of case studies of public engagement with research activities carried out by researchers at the University of Bath to inform/inspire public groups with their work.


Young Researchers

Two young people stand next to their poster talking to a visitor about their project

A mentoring scheme for young people aged 13-17 in partnership with early career researchers from the University of Bath.

ChallengeCPD@Bath

three people round  table taking part in a training session

Investigating the provision, uptake and impact of training and professional development opportunities for researchers in public engagement.

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