Internal Training

The PE Team designs, organises and delivers training sessions and workshops throughout the year.

We value interdisciplinarity and the learning that can come from mixing different interests, expertise and perspectives. For this reason, our training opportunities are open to researchers from across all Colleges.

Engaging Public Audiences Webinar – Designed for those new to public engagement and those looking to refresh their knowledge and skills. The session, delivered via Zoom, focuses on simple, practical information to get started in engaging different audiences with your own research.

Aims of training:

  • Participants understand the benefits of PE to them, their research and to the public.
  • Participants gain an awareness of audience types and their needs.
  • Participants have an increased understanding of Birmingham communities.
  • Participants understand the role of messaging in creating intellectually accessible activity.
  • Participants gain and increased understanding of activity planning process.

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Friday 18 June, 12:00 – 13:00 – register here.

Wednesday 21 July, 16:00- 17:00 – register here.

Additional dates can be requested where there is a local requirement within a group, school, institute or college. Get in touch at engage@contacts.bham.ac.uk to find out more.

Grants and Public Engagement Webinar – Designed for those new to public engagement and those looking to refresh their knowledge and skills. The session is designed to provide the knowledge required to incorporate PE into grant applications and how to source PE specific funding. The sessions will be delivered via Zoom.

Aims of training:

  • Participants understand the benefits of PE to them, their research and to the public.
  • Participants understand the different ways PE activity can be funded.
  • Participants understand how to include PE activity within research grants.
  • Participants are aware of reporting and evaluation expectations for funded projects.

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Thursday 24 June, 12:00 – 13:00 – register here.

Tuesday 13 July, 16:00 – 17:00 – register here.

Additional dates can be requested where there is a local requirement within a group, school, institute or college. Get in touch at engage@contacts.bham.ac.uk to find out more.

Upcoming drop-in Forums – We also offer monthly Breakfast Brainstorm drop-in support.

Ad-hoc and Bespoke Training – PER Team have also delivered a range of other sessions and/or can bring in external experts where there is sufficient demand. Let us know if you require other types of training not currently listed here and we will endeavour to help, though we do require a minimum of 10 attendees.