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All staff and students at St George’s are warmly encouraged to get involved in public engagement. We can offer a range of resources and support, including:

Training – we organise a series of talks and training events to give you the skills you need.

Funding – apply for our annual Public Engagement Champions Programme, providing a structured development programme and grants to staff to develop their own public engagement project or activity.

Advice – want to get involved in public engagement but not sure how? Get in touch and join our active public engagement network.

Support – please let us support you by telling us about any public engagement projects, events or activitites you may be planning.

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Opportunities

If you want to get some experience we have a range of opportunities to help you get started.

Get some experience working with young people at one of our Widening Participation events or talk about your research at Inside Science or Spotlight on Science.

Become a school governor. We actively encourage and support our staff to get involved to the Governors for Schools programme.

Join the STEM Ambassador programme. From professors to PhD students, our staff are signing up to share their expertise with young people and become a STEM ambassador.

Become a tutor on the Brilliant Club Scholars programme. The St George’s Widening Participation Team are working with the Brilliant Club to offer PhD students and researchers an exciting opportunity to receive expert training and gain teaching experience.

Take part in the Three Minute Thesis competition. Present your PhD thesis to the public in just three minutes

Resources

Understand why public and civic engagement should be part of every researcher’s skillset. See: Researchers Development Framework.

Read more about engaging the public with your research through the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement and through NIHR INVOLVE.

Get the latest insights and explore engagement with academic research from Research for All.

Please let us support you by telling us about any public engagement projects, events or activitites you may be planning.

 

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