PER Day 2018: Resources


Thanks to everyone who attended and presented at Public Engagement with Research Day 2018 on the 17th April, 2018.

Here you can find slides and other resources used throughout the day. Out of courtesy please ensure you obtain permission from the creator of slides/resources before re-using these in your own presentations or work, thank you. Many thanks to those who have agreed to share their slides and resources with us.



Morning Talks

Welcome to PER at UoB with Professor Tim Softley, PVC Research and Knowledge Transfer

Slides here

Reflections of PER at UoB: what are we doing and why? with Professor Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Science and the PER team, Leah Fitzsimmons and Caroline Gillett

Slides here

Embedding Public Engagement with Research at Oxford: the journey so far…..

With Dr Lesley Paterson, Head of Public Engagement with Research, University of Oxford

Slides here

 Afternoon Workshops

Session 1 

1. Starting out: how did others get started in PER and how can I? With exPERienced PGRs, Coralie Acheson, James Walker and Aimee Jackson

Slides here

2. Finding your audience: how to do different PER for different people With science festival programmer and artist, Hana Ayoob

Slides here

3. Meaningful interactions: how can researchers and publics get the most from PER? With community PER experts, Dr Carl Stevenson, Derren Cresswell and Professor Monder Ram

Slides here

Session 2 

1. Demonstrating research: how simple props bring engagement to life With Debbie Ringham, Cancer Research UK Research Engagement Manager and Tracey Perry, Research Associate

Slides here

2. How to make impact: making engaged research matter for REF (and beyond!) With Dr Gavin McNee (Research Planning Officer for Engineering & Physical Sciences) and Dr Caroline Gillett. Featuring a special guest video appearance from Professor Mark Reed of Fast Track Impact.

Slides here

Fast Track Impact Resources used in the session:

What makes a 4* impact Case Study

Evidencing Impacts from Public Engagement

Special thanks to Professor Mark Reed for putting together this great video on his top tips for doing impact public engagement. Mark runs Fast Track Impact which offers a whole host of highly useful resources and information for those interested in creating meaningful impact with their research. Check out his website here and follow him on Twitter here.

3. Measuring change: how to measure, evaluate and learn from PER activity With evaluation expert, Rhiannon Davies, The Audience Agency

Slides here

The NCCPE also offer plenty of case studies and resources to explore. Check them out here.

Afternoon Talk

Summing Up and PER Horizons With Caroline Gillett and Leah Fitzsimmons, Public Engagement Team

Slides here

Full agenda from the day can be found here.

Image credits: Greg Milner Photography [Please do not re-use images without prior consent of UoB PER team]