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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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Explore how to create perfect public engagement tailored to your skills and subject. This interactive workshop will guide you step-by-step how to connect with communities, enthuse audience and create memorable engagement experiences. 

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.


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 communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. Working across dozens of institutions and subject areas he has helped improve the reach, profile and impact of research engagement in almost every discipline.

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