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  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
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  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
  • The University is engaged with and attuned to society’s interests, concerns, priorities and aspirations And values public engagement as part of academic life – recognising it will benefit everybody
  • Finding funding pb

    1. 1. engage 2010 Finding Funding Philip Newton, RCUK and NERC Philippa Bayley, Centre for Public Engagement Andrew Wray, Research Enterprise Development Ben Griffiths, Campaigns and Alumni Relations
    2. 2. engage 2010 “ Engagement activities work best when integrated into research and teaching. It makes more sense of staff time because it’s feeding into a bigger picture and you’re learning at the same time.” Academic, Department of Classics and Ancient History
    3. 3. <ul><li>What are your funding challenges? </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Project construction </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives - SMART </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes and outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Project delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Measures of success / evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability / the future </li></ul><ul><li>Match to funder </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Streams of funding </li></ul><ul><li>4 major ways to fund public engagement: </li></ul><ul><li>Through dedicated public engagement funding streams </li></ul><ul><li>As part of research grants from the Research Councils, or other research funders </li></ul><ul><li>Through grants from trusts and foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Through partnerships, and other collaborative working </li></ul><ul><li>Also: Corporate sponsorship, commercial models </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Dedicated public engagement funding </li></ul><ul><li>Small pots of money </li></ul><ul><li>Largely science-focussed e.g. EPSRC, STFC, BBSRC, National Science and Engineering Week </li></ul><ul><li>Understand ‘culture’ of university engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Through Research Councils - uncertain future </li></ul><ul><li>Other funders - Wellcome Trust, professional societies/academies e.g. Royal Society, Institute of Physics, Royal Academy of Engineering </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Research grants </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution to research impact - societal and cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Describe in ‘Pathways to Impact’ and ‘Impact Summaries’ </li></ul><ul><li>Legitimate to cost for PE activities </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term support and sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging funding environment </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist funding streams - e.g Knowledge Exchange </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Trusts and foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Philanthropic organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Societal benefit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Outcomes-focussed </li></ul><ul><li>Huge range - size and scope </li></ul><ul><li>Match projects to funders </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>In-kind contributions - time, expertise, space, publicity, audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to ongoing programmes of events </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing success </li></ul><ul><li>Building good relationships outside the University </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing costs </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing the organisational burden </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Engagers Digest - fortnightly funding, training and engagement opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>www.bristol.ac.uk/public-engagement </li></ul>

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