The strategic lead for public engagement with research for the University.
Public Engagement Unit
We aim to nurture a positive culture of high-quality public engagement with research helping build impactful links between the University and society.
Collaborating with researchers, the Public Engagement Unit have four principles that guide our work.
Doing Public Engagement – we provide opportunities for people to get started in public engagement through existing activities, offering grants for those who want to develop their practice and foster relationships with community partners.
Learning about Public Engagement – we offer a wide variety of training and professional development opportunities.
Celebrating Public Engagement – an annual award for public engagement rewards those with a longstanding commitment to excellent public engagement and our case studies engaged researchers.
Leading Public Engagement – we lead the agenda for the University and frequently contribute to the broader sector through mentoring others, feeding into consultations and presenting our work at conferences.
Leading on delivery of activities that support high-quality public engagement with research
Administration, communications and operational activities for public engagement with research.