Event Title Event Dates
Introduction to Public Engagement 05/11/21

Course Closed
Training Area Researcher and Academic Development Specific AreaEngagement and Impact (D3)
Course Type Workshop
Closing Date 02/11/21
Main TrainerJonathan Urch
Target background requirements
Student Year 1; Student Year 2; Student Year 3; Student Year 4; Student Year 5; Student Year 6; Student Year 7; Student Year 8; Student Year 9; Student Year 10; Student Year 11; Student Year 12; Student Year 13; Student Year 14; Student Year 15; Staff
Workshop summary
Learn how to take your first steps when engaging with different audiences, from schools and communities to stakeholders and policy makers. This course features sessions on communicating your work and studies, the benefits of public engagement and discussing your ideas with an expert panel.

Aims and Objectives
Designed as a general introduction to public engagement and support available at the University of Dundee, this course features sessions on communicating your research, understanding audiences and the benefits of public engagement. Learn how you can make the most of engaging with different public groups, including schools, general public and policy makers. Try some interactive skills to help you engage diverse audiences and find out how the University can support you reach these new audiences. A panel discussion with experts with a strong track record of supporting public engagement completes this session.

Discussing your research with the public has wide-ranging benefits for you and your career: from raising your profile and networking to becoming a confident communicator to public audiences. These skills can easily be transferred to develop effective presentation skills, grow confidence and enhance teaching.

Pre-session Requirements

On-the-Day Details
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the webinar.

Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
Engagement and Impact (D3)