On 6th December at 4pm, we are planning to celebrate public engagement at Bournemouth University with a short talk from Prof Alice Roberts and some fantastic examples of public engagement at Bournemouth University. Please do put the date in your diary now!
Alice is University of Birmingham’s Professor of Public Engagement in Science and is well known to many from appearances on TV programmes such as Prehistoric Autopsy, The Incredible Human Journey, Coast and Time Team. Alice is a passionate advocate of the importance of public engagement, as you can see in this video.
Very excitingly, she has agreed to address an audience at Bournemouth University on the importance of public engagement! So, to further inspire colleagues about public engagement, we are looking for volunteers from our academic community to talk about why public engagement matters and to give some practical demonstrations of what they do.
Do you regularly go and talk to schools? Perhaps you have an interactive exhibit? Can you explain your research in 3 minutes, FameLab style? Do you have a film of your work? Could you explain why public engagement is a crucial element part of your work? If you can spare a small amount of time to contribute to this event, we want to hear from you!
Please contact Becca Edwards on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01202 961206 if you are interested in sharing your work at this very special celebration of public engagement.