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The Morphology of Public Engagement

In recent weeks I’ve become fascinated by what I’ve thought of as the poetics of impact and engagement. What linguistic techniques can we identify in how ‘impact’ and ‘engagement’ are written about? 354 more words

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The (Coming) Crisis of Free Speech in the Digital University

In the last couple of years, prominent commentators have increasingly claimed there is a crisis of free speech in higher education. Well meaning participants in reasoned debate are apparently unable to move without being accosted by left-wing activists keen to shut them down or move them on. 1,011 more words

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Eugene 2035 Transportation System Plan - Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:30pm

The Eugene City Council and Lane County Board of Commissioners will hold a joint public hearing at Harris Hall, Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, to consider the adoption of the Eugene 2035 Transportation System Plan, with the following coordinating amendments: 568 more words

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Trust, Art and Research

Last week I went to an event about trust within participatory research. The event was hosted by the University of Durham. More info here: 800 more words

Health Research

Procedural Justice: A fair process for public engagement?

By Dr Catherine Bochel, Reader in Policy Studies, University of Lincoln

In a post-Brexit world, the way Parliament works and engages with the public is more important than ever. 511 more words

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UM ecologist named AAAS public engagement fellow

ANN ARBOR – University of Michigan ecologist Meghan Duffy is one of 15 infectious disease researchers named 2017-18 Public Engagement Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 684 more words

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Providing Public Testimony is a Simple Way to Make a Difference in Local Policy

Of the 28 testimonies heard at the SBOE hearing on January 31, 10 were given by members of Austin Science Advocates. Because this was the first time that many of us provided public testimony, we wanted to share our experience in the hopes that it encourages more people to get out and testify in the future. 543 more words

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