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The Engagement Blog gives a space for those involved in public engagement to discuss their projects and comment on learning from specific elements of public engagement, as well as exploring broader themes around this exciting and emerging field. 

Scroll below for all our 2017 posts, or view our full 2016, 2015 or 2014 archives.

The Matter of Objects: Putting on an Interdisciplinary Exhibition blog The Matter of Objects: Putting on an Interdisciplinary Exhibition
20 April 2017

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 exhibitionfor the public.

The Matter of Objects: Setting up a collaborative exhibition blog The Matter of Objects: Setting up a collaborative exhibition
6 April 2017

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.

Are we in Control? Giving Back Control to Audiences in Public Debates blog Are we in Control? Giving Back Control to Audiences in Public Debates
23 March 2017

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.

The joy of mobile cinemas: Screening PILI in rural Tanzania blog The joy of mobile cinemas: Screening PILI in rural Tanzania
8 March 2017

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.

So You’re Looking to Run a Research in Schools Project? blog So You’re Looking to Run a Research in Schools Project?
20 January 2017

The Research in Schools project at QMUL engages school students in six month research projects, in his guest blog Martin Archer, the project's founder, gives his insights from the proccess.

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