Public Engagement

Advice Surgeries

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 Queen Mary.

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.



  • Tuesday 2 April, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End
  • Tuesday 16 April, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End
  • Tuesday 30 April, 10am-12noon, The Shield, Charterhouse Square


  • Tuesday 14th May, 10am-12noon, The Nucleus, Whitechapel campus
  • Tuesday 28th May, 10am-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End


  • Wednesday 12th June, 10am-12noon, The Shield, Charterhouse Square


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 staff bios.

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 the campus map) 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 on the campus map

The Shield Cafe, Charterhouse Square 
Charterhouse Square is based by Barbican Station, The Shield is located within building 4 on the campus map

Public Engagement to Impact Advice Surgeries

We also hold special advice surgeries providing advice specifically related to how to evidence impact from public engagement. At these sessions, the Centre for Public Engagement team is joined by a member of the Research Impact Team. 

We don't have these confirmed for 2019 as yet, but if you you have any impact questions related to your public engagement, please email the CPE on