Planning for Public Engagement
Duration 0.5 days
Team Institute for Policy and Engagement

Please note that this course is only open to staff members. Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate students, including Postgraduate Research Students. 

Planning for Public Engagement 

Who should attend 

Academics and research staff with some experience of public engagement with research, and APM staff whose roles include supporting academics on impact work. 


Learning Outcomes 

This 2 hour session will explore the methods and techniques to consider before planning any public engagement activity. It will build on the framework for quality engagement, taking delegates through the different stages of designing and planning public engagement activities. 

Participants will: 

  • Identify the purpose and intended outcomes of their planned engagement 
  • Learn how to identify their potential audience, and potential partners who may help engage them 
  • Understand the different types of engagement activity, and identify the most appropriate process for their purpose and audience 
  • Identify the distinct contribution their research can make 



Presentation, group discussion and interactive exercises. 

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