Successful public engagement can benefit research, researchers and the public – but how do you go about demonstrating this change? This workshop will guide you through the best evaluation processes showing you When, Why and crucially How to use evaluation to give you reliable and clear data. Demonstrate success to funders; record Impact for REF; learn how to improve your processes and have a better understanding of the people you are connecting with.
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
Understand the purposes, uses and limitations of evaluation
Apply event-appropriate evaluation methods in multiple scenarios
Prepare useful, answerable and relevant evaluation questions
Devise and deliver your own evaluation plan
Interpret and report evaluation data
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.