For 2017 the Public Engagement Conference will be merged with the Knowlege Exchange Conference. This joint event will be held in October. 

Archive: PE Conference 2016

More information on the 2016 sessions 

You can download the 2016 timetable here: PE Conference timetable 2016

A: Pathways to Impact

Planning your impact. This session will looked at the topic from three angles: Pathways to Impact in grants (Dr Jenni Chambers, RCUK), Mapping your Impact journey (Rose-Marie Barbeau, Impact Manager) and the Research to Impact (Professor Kevin O'Dell, Dean of Public Engagement) Read a summary of this session here: Pathways to Impact Summary

B: Enhancing Research through Engagement

This session explored how engagement can enhance research.  Dr Tiziana Lembo (MVLS), Prof Fergus McNeill (SocSci), Dr Minty Donald (Arts) and Dr Daniel Price demonstrated how external engagement has led to stronger research outputs. Read a summary of this session here: Enhancing Research Summary

C: Evaluating Public Engagement

Evaluation consultant Ben Gammon shared his expertise in what to ask and how to ask it when we are engining the public.  

D: Meet the Partners

This session invited our local engagement partners to introduce themselves giving short presentations on who they are and how researchers can work with them. Speakers included: Glasgow LifeCafé SciThe HunterianGlasgow Science FestivalGlasgow Science Centre and Glasgow & Edinburgh Skeptics.

Plenary - Lessons Learned from the REF

Our final session shares the results from the National Co-ordinating Centre For Public Engagement(NCCPE) review of Public Engagement in the REF.