Student Skills: How to create effective public engagement activities

This workshop is a quick introduction to public engagement from the perspective of the Linnean Society's Education and Public Engagement Manager, Joe Burton.

The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
02074344479 ext 228

STUDENT SKILLS 15:00–17:30 Friday 20 December 2019

This workshop is part of a series of events leading up to the Linnean Society Student Conference 2020. It is suitable for postgraduate students looking to improve their public engagement skills.

There will be a maximum of eight participants with one facilitator so that individual attention can be given.

A full listing of upcoming workshops can be found here: Discovery Workshops

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Creating and running a public engagement activity can be immensely rewarding and fulfilling on a personal level, but is it really that effective in what it was intending to do?

This workshop will set out to explore why we do public engagement and provide some tips on how to develop meaningful activities that truly achieve the objectives set out at the beginning of the process.

The workshop will be led by the Society's Education and Public Engagement Manager, Joe Burton.

This workshop costs £5 and is open to all. Please get in touch if this fee is a barrier to attendance and we will waive the fee.

  • Registration is essential to secure your place.
  • Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All materials will be provided.
  • The session will take place in our Discovery Room which is home to some of the Society's unique historical collections.