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  • ChallengeCPD - reports

    We have been working on ChallengeCPD since October last year. ChallengeCPD looked at continuous professional development (CPD) and training for public engagement. This was because CPD is seen as necessary for effective public engagement, but it is often not used...

  • ChallengeCPD at Ecsite2018

    I’m currently at ECSITE 2018 to share and discuss our ChallengeCPD work. Alongside Justin Dillon (University of Exeter), Margaret Glass (ASTC) and Andy Lloyd (Centre for Life) we each shared an aspect of “professionalisation”**. Justin shared some of the findings...

  • We’re not the only ones navigating change …

    Disclosure: Dr Jenny Hatchard is Research Fellow in Public Health Policy in the Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath. Jenny’s research, funded by Cancer Research UK, explores how producers of harmful commodities such as alcohol, tobacco and...

  • Fake news and alternative facts

    Tess Legg is a postgraduate researcher in the Department for Health. She received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, she reflects on a panel discussion at the conference entitled 'Fake news and alternative...

  • Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

    Fiona Gleed is a postgraduate researcher in Civil Engineering. She received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, she shares her reflections on the conference and of some of the workshops that he attended....

  • Learning how to communicate at Communicate 2017

    Russell Arnott is a postgraduate researcher in the Research Unit for Water, Environment & Infrastructure Resilience (WEIR). He received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, he shares his reflections on the conference and...

  • Reflections from Communicate 2017 - Researchers as brokers of communication

    Maya Singer Hobbs is a postgraduate researcher in the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. She received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, she reflects on her experiences of the conference, of how it...

  • Art that inspires and engages

    Joanna Wright is a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences. She received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, she shares her experience of an 'Art Changes People' session given...

  • Bath's first-ever public engagement conference: Seeds of Change

    In late January, we held the University's first conference dedicated to Public Engagement with Research (PER). Seeds of Change saw over 60 researchers and professional services staff gather to share their experiences of public engagement, to learn more about national...

  • A Thai visit to the Public Engagement Unit

    On a cold and frosty Monday 28th November we were pleased to welcome a delegation of 13 visitors to the University from Thailand. These were senior figures from Thai universities and funding bodies who have come to the UK to...