MVLS Public Engagement Gathering - Activity Workshop

This event will focus on MVLS activities for the Glasgow Science Festival but MVLS Researchers currently involved in public engagement activities or those who wish to learn more are welcome.

Tuesday, 30th April 2019 at 2:00pm
Room 222/223 BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre

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30 April 2019 - Critiquing Engagement Activities

MVLS Public Engagement Gathering - Activity Workshop

Tuesday 30 April 2019 from 2 – 3.30 pm

This event will provide an opportunity to review a number of MVLS activities developed for the Glasgow Science Festival and other public engagement events. Hosted by the MVLS Engagement Team  and with support from PE professionals including the Glasgow Science Festival Team, you will get a chance to "be the audience", to review and feed back on the activities. Expect a a mixture of presentations, review exercises and discussions about what helps to create a quality engagement.

Our objectives will be to:

  • Allow participants to try out MVLS public engagement with research activities
  • Engage participants in a critical assessment of these activities discussing:
    • Key Messages
    • Target audiences
    • Level of engagement
    • Quality of resources / materials
    • Branding
  • Offer constructive feedback to activity managers.
  • Explore some of the practicalities associated with creating and staging engagement activities
    • Risk assessments
    • Volunteer roles and rotas
    • Insurance and public liability
    • University resources and support including printing, banners & bunting
  • Have an open discussion    

                Ask your own activity questions of the PE professionals

                What further MVLS support and resources would be helpful to you?

Who is this event for?
MVLS Researchers, staff and post graduate students currently involved in public engagement or those who wish to learn more.

PLEASE NOTE: Our MVLS Gathering on 21 May 2019 will cover Public Engagement Evaluation 

If you have any questions please contact MVLS Engagement Team.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Alison Caldecott and Dr Becky Hothersall   MVLS Engagement Team

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Starts: Tuesday, April 30th 2019 at 2:00pm
Ends: 3:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: April 30th 2019


Room 222/223 BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre
126 University Place
University of Glasgow

G12 8TA
United Kingdom

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This event is organized by MVLS Engagement Team - University of Glasgow.

Telephone 01413302134
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