Introduction to Engagement

Start your engagement journey here. Explore the skills you need to get started and how to go about gaining useful practical experience. This workshop will help you think more strategically about your engagement and develop your skills and ability. Can be delivered as a full day, half day or segmented course. 

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Description

Explore how to create the perfect public engagement tailored to your skills and subject. Discovering how to create a lasting impressions and generate impact as you explore the research engagement landscape. Whether you are new to engagement or looking to get new perspectives on what you can do to improve, this workshop is packed with tips, tricks and strategies for making the most of your engagement.


Objectives

Following the day, you should be able to: 

  • Understand how to turn research into a compelling narrative

  • Prepare high-quality engagement plans and activities

  • Recognise the benefits of external engagement and how to achieve them

  • Feel comfortable and confident with public engagement

  • Understand the use of evaluation for reporting and monitoring

About Jamie

Jamie is an award-winning freelance communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. During the pandemic Jamie has delivered training to over 1,000 researchers and online events to 8,000 people. With a specialism in evaluation Jamie also provides consultancy services to charities and universities helping them to demonstrate their impact and understand their audiences and stakeholders.

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