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Advice Surgeries

We hold regular Advice Surgeries to give one-to-one advice and support on all aspects of engagement: from ideas on how to integrate public engagement into your research or teaching, finding funding, and identifying audiences and collaborators. We offer bespoke help on applying for grants and writing Pathways to Impact statements.

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The Centre for Public Engagement runs regular fortnightly public engagement surgeries where you can pick the team's brains about projects, funding, logistics and more. The CPE team are aware of many of the different programmes and resources, so these offer an opportunity to find out about other similar activity across QMUL.

The dates and locations for the next few surgeries are below. Email us to book a slot, or just come along. We'll be rotating around the different campuses and buildings, so if you'd like to host us, please let us know.

 

August

  • Tuesday 21 August, 10-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Book now

September

  • Thursday 6 September, 10am-12noon, Shield Cafe, Charterhouse Square Book now
  • Thursday 20 September, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Book now

October

  • Tuesday 2 October, 10am-12noon, Nucleus Cafe, Whitechapel Book now
  • Thursday 18 October, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Book now

 

 

Large Grants Advice Surgeries

Between 14 August and 25 September, we are running additional Advice Surgeries to support applicants to the Centre for Public Engagement Large Grants scheme. From ideas on how to integrate public engagement into your research or teaching to identifying audiences and collaborators, we're here to help with all stages of the application process:

Dates: 

August

  • Friday 17 August, 11am-1pm, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Book now
  • Thursday 30 August, 11am-1pm, Nucleus Cafe, Whitechapel Book now

September

  • Thursday 13 September, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Book now

 

We will also be running dedicated Evaluation Training on 13 September to support you write the evaluation plan for your project. 

Can't make the above dates? Check out our Regular Advice Surgery dates. 

Public Engagement to Impact Advice Surgeries

We are running special advice surgeries providing advice speicifcally related to how to evidence impact from public engagement. The Centre for Public Engagement team will be joined by a member of the Research Impact Team. 

Dates:

  •  Tuesday 27 November, 10am-12noon, Nucleus Cafe, Whitechapel Book now

 

These Advice Surgeries are aimed at research active staff with potential impact work or who are thinking of getting involved with impact activities that relates to public engagement. If you have a question relating to public engagement more broadly, please visit one of our regular Advice Surgeries. 

The Research Impact Team within QMUL can provide support with the generation and capture of impact. They offer strategic advice on how best to plan, generate, evaluate and evidence impact for grant applications, research projects and the REF.

To contact the Research Impact Team please email impact@qmul.ac.uk

How to Find Us 

Surgeries are usually staffed by one or two members of the Centre for Public Engagement, who will be sat at a table and keeping an eye out for anyone who might be looking for us. To know who to look for you can view our 'about us' staff .

For directions to our surgeries you can view the university 'How to find us' . We've also included more detailed instructions to our usual locations below:

Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End

The Queens' Building (number 19 on our Mile End campus map [PDF 912KB]) is a large white building with a clock tower in front of it by Mile End Road. To get to the Senior Common Room you will need to enter through the front doors and go up the staircase directly to the left of the building entrance. The SCR is behind the frosted glass door you come to on the first floor. 

If you need direction on the day you can ask reception in the Queen's Building Foyer.

Nucleus Cafe, Blizard Building, Whitechapel 

The Nucleus Cafe is located in the Blizard Building by Walden Street (represented by the Nucleus eatery icon in building 6:

Whitechapel campus map [PDF 576KB]

 

The Shield, Charterhouse Square 

Charterhouse Square is based by Barbican Station, The Shield is located within building 4 on this map:

Charterhouse Square campus map [PDF 1,940KB]
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