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YorNight 2014: When Researchers Meet the Public - and Other Researchers

I had a fantastic evening at the YorNight 2014 evening on 26th September, spending most of the evening listening to talks at the wonderful York Medical Society, slap bang in the middle of the city. 1,026 more words

Equality public engagement talk in Dundee

I will be talking about some of the project themes at this public engagement talk in Dundee on Oct. 8.

Forum for European Philosophy & The Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy… 161 more words


Teaching: I Enjoy a Good Challenge

In which I ruminate on good teaching and communication practices. Did you know, in some languages “teaching” and “learning” are the same word?

by Kerstin Nordstrom… 1,637 more words

Science Journalism

Plagiarism and the Academic Blog

As I think about the direction I want Parrots Ate Them All to take, two things seem clear.

That academic blogging is important, both professionally and intellectually… 596 more words


Public Intellectualism Reconsidered

In his plenary address to the 2014 annual Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) called “Writing Program Faculty and Administrators as Public Intellectuals: Opportunities and Challenges.” Duane Roen encourages writing studies practitioners to consider taking on a more active role as public intellectuals. 841 more words

Public Engagement

Public field recording workshops at Love the Lea festival

On Sunday 17th August, Thames 21 held the Love the Lea festival on Walthamstow Marshes to communicate and celebrate their work along the river.

As part of the festival, I held a day long public field recording workshop, where I worked with around 100 people – both children and adults – to make underwater recordings with hydrophones, and to talk generally about why and how we might want to record sound.   303 more words

Surface Tension

How To Organise An Outreach Event

Public engagement: love it or hate it, it’s part of modern life as a researcher. For the record, I love it, and I’ve done quite a bit of outreach in my 2 years as… 1,503 more words

Public Engagement