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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 and professional service staff from across all Colleges.

Getting Started in Public Engagement – Designed for those new to public engagement this in person session, focuses on simple, practical information to get started in engaging different audiences with your own research. The training is open to University of Birmingham staff and students and will be delivered at an on-campus venue.

Aims of training:

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Tuesday 26th April 2022, 9:30 – 11:30 – register here.

Wednesday 22nd June 2022, 9:30 – 11:30 – register here.

Engaging Public Audiences, online training session – Designed for those new to public engagement and those looking to refresh their knowledge and skills. This session is led by a member of the Public Engagement Team, includes a Q&A session and is delivered via Zoom.

Aims of training:

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Monday 28th March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 – register here.

Wednesday 11th May 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 – register here.

Thursday 21st July 2022 – 12:00 – 13:00 – register here.

Grants and Public Engagement, online training session – Designed for those applying for money to fund public engagement activity. 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:

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Tuesday 22nd March 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 – register here.

Wednesday 25th May, 13:00 – 14:00 – register here.

Thursday 14th July, 13:00 – 14:00 – register here.

Evaluating Public Engagement – Designed for those wanting to evaluate the impact of their public engagement activity. This in person training session is open to University of Birmingham staff and students and will be delivered at an on-campus venue.

Aims of training:

• Participants understand what evaluation is

• Participants gain an awareness of the evaluation process

• Participants gain and increased understanding of evaluation methods

Upcoming dates and details of how to register:

Wednesday 6th April 2022, 14:00 – 16:00 – register here.

Thursday 9th June 2022, 9:30 – 11:30 – register here.

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

Ad-hoc and Bespoke Training – PE 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.

 

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