SCC2013 - Introduction to public engagement - Karen Bultitude

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Presentation from "Introduction to public engagement" at the 2013 Science Communication Conference organised by the British Science Association - slides by Karen Bultitude

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SCC2013 - Introduction to public engagement - Karen Bultitude

  1. 1. Introduction toPublic EngagementKaren Bultitude
  2. 2. • What is ‘Public Engagement’?• Useful resources for getting started• Jargon buster• Motivations & purposes• Top tips for SCC2013Introduction to Public EngagementSession Overview
  3. 3. • TransmitScience for All (2010)Communication Approachesscientists /institutionsdifferentpublic groupse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaignse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaigns
  4. 4. • Transmit• ReceiveScience for All (2010)Communication Approachesscientists /institutionsdifferentpublic groupse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaignse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaignse.g. surveys orconsultationse.g. surveys orconsultations
  5. 5. • Transmit• Receive• CollaborateScience for All (2010)Communication Approachesscientists /institutionsdifferentpublic groupse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaignse.g. lectures orpublic healthcampaignse.g. co-createdresearch orconsensusbuildinge.g. co-createdresearch orconsensusbuildinge.g. surveys orconsultationse.g. surveys orconsultations
  6. 6. Who are ‘the Public’? many publics!• schools and colleges• families and children• young people (aged 18-25)• adults• local communities, community groups• business and industry• government and policy makers…
  7. 7. The Public Engagement TriangleScience for All (2010)
  8. 8. Science for All (2010)
  9. 9. Getting Started in Public Engagement• STEMNET• Cafés Scientifique• Science Festivals• Science Centres & Museums• Famelab• Bright Club• Science Showoff• National Science & Engineering Week• …
  10. 10. www.publicengagement.ac.uk/how
  11. 11. http://tinyurl.com/EngagingResearcher
  12. 12. http://tinyurl.com/SCC-intro2013• Discussion lists• Practical guides• Training• Suggested reading• Directories• Media and graphicdesign resources
  13. 13. PUSPUSPEPEPESPES PESTPESTSTEMSTEMRCUKRCUKBISBISNCCPENCCPEBSABSAJargon BusterREFREF
  14. 14. Karen’s Top Tips for Success at SCC2013:1. Meet new people!2. Don’t be shy to ask for clarification ofterms etc.3. Get to sessions on time4. Follow the Twitter stream: #SciComm135. Contribute… listen… collaborate…Engage!
  15. 15. Recommended Resources• Science for All (2010). Report and action plan from the Science for All Expert Group.London: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Available fromhttp://interactive.bis.gov.uk/scienceandsociety/site/all/files/2010/02/Science-for-All-Final-Report-WEB.pdf.• Bultitude, K. (2011) The Why and How of Science Communication. In Rosulek, P. (Ed)Science Communication. Pilsen: European Commission. Available fromhttp://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/staff/bultitude/KB_TB/Karen_Bultitude_-_Science_Communication_Why_and_How.pdf.• Duncan, S. and Spizer, S. (2010). The engaging researcher: Inspiring people to engagewith your research. Vitae and the Beacons for Public Engagement. Available fromhttp://www.vitae.ac.uk/CMS/files/upload/The_engaging_researcher_2010.pdf.

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