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The joy of mobile cinemas: Screening PILI in rural Tanzania

 Engagement and Enterprise Awards Winner Sophie Harman shares her work producing PILI, a film capturing the real stories behind her research into women living with AIDS/HIV in Africa involving real women living with the condition itself.

Date added: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Matter of Objects: Putting on an Interdisciplinary Exhibition

 The Matter of Objects exhibition brought together artists and history students to create a public exhibition exploring the meaning of objects. In their second blog post the organisers discuss bringing the collaborators together and holding the exhibition for the public.

Date added: Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Matter of Objects: Setting up a collaborative exhibition

 The Matter of Objects exhibition brought together artists and history students to create a public exhibition exploring the meaning of objects. In their first blog post the organisers discuss their motivations and how they brought the exhibition together.

Date added: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Are we in Control? Giving Back Control to Audiences in Public Debates

 Public debates are a common means of communicating research, but what goes into these events and how can they be designed to encourage audience engagement? Magda Osman has been involved in the set up and delivery of these panels and shares her insights.

Date added: Thursday, March 23, 2017

So You’re Looking to Run a Research in Schools Project?


Date added: Friday, January 20, 2017

The Potential of Collaboration between the Arts and Research

Cathy McIlwaine has collaborated with arts organisations and performance as part of her research into Latin American communities in the UK. Here she discusses how these collaborations can enhance the arts and research while encouraging positive social change.

Date added: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Subjectivity: The Next Challenge for Evidence-Based Policymaking?

Towards the end of last year Helen McCarthy organised a symposium discussing how humanities and social science scholars can contribute to policy making. Her post summarises these conversations and assesses methods for ensuring subjective experience is considered by policymakers.

Date added: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Katie's Team - our Engagement and Enterprise Awards nomination

As nominations close for the Engagement and Enterprise Awards, we asked some of last year's finalists and winners about their projects, and what it means to them.

Date added: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Muscling In! Developing Science Shows Collaboratively with Schools

At the Engagement & Enterprise Awards 2017, Suzanne Eldridge, William Harvey Research Institute and Ameerah Khan, Katie Chambers, Centre of the Cell were finalists for an INTERACT award, celebrating the partnerships that often underpin great public engagement. Below, Suzanne Eldridge shares her experience of being part of the project: 

Date added: Thursday, January 11, 2018

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