Impact through Engagement

The course explore how to foster meaningful change through public engagement. From planning to delivery we look at how engagement can create positive change beyond the academic. This course can be delivered as a full day, half day, or segmented series. 



The importance of external engagement has never been higher. With researchers driven to demonstrate impact beyond the academic it is essential that engagement is planned effectively to achieve maximum and measurable Impact. Through this interactive workshop you will explore how to create the perfect public engagement tailored to your skills and subject. Discovering how to create a lasting impression by enthusing audiences, giving perfect presentations and working with communities.

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.



At the end of the workshop participants will 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.