The Glasgow Science Festival team has decades of collective experience in developing and delivering high-quality public engagement activities, events and projects. We have trained thousands of staff and students, charities and industry professionals in STEM engagement in the UK as well as leading workshops in Hong Kong and Vietnam. Our alumni have delivered successful public engagement events, or even gained employment as full-time public engagement practitioners.
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Public Engagement Training
How can you engage the community with your work? Discover the ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ of public engagement with this hands-on course led by experienced PE professionals. We can host training, or visit your workplace. All training packages are developed bespoke to your needs.
"Really good practical course with skills that can be used straight away! All very well explained.”
Social Media and Research
This workshop equip participants with the skills and confidence they need to communicate effectively on social media. Explore the ways in which social media can be used to support your research goals, for public engagement and for effective event promotion
“It gave me knowledge and confidence to begin engaging with social media.”
Research on Film: Practical Video Creation
This practical workshop will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to get started using simple tools like a smart phone to create your own video. Discover how videos can be used to disseminate your work or engage the public, quickly expanding your reach.
“Zara was very engaging and inclusive. She encouraged us to try and experiment with zero previous experience. Thank you!”
Public Engagement Internship
Our public engagement internship, 'Glasgow Science Festival in Action' gives participants the chance to develop unique, hands-on outreach activities over the course of several months, culminating in a communtiy event. Find out more on our GSF in Action page and watch the video below from our 2018 internship.
Why not book one of our training sessions for your staff Away Day? There's ample opportunity to get hands-on with fun activities and build team spirit.
To discuss training opportunities, please contact Director Dr Deborah McNeill: Deborah.McNeill@glasgow.ac.uk or call 0141 330 5370.
Download our Training Brochure.