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Public Engagement

Presented across six awards, the Public Engagement Category recognises projects that involve groups and individuals outside of higher education with research and learning.

Inspire Award

For those who have inspired others by finding creative and engaging ways to communicate their research; such as to raise young people’s aspirations or enthuse new and different audiences.

Influence Award

Recognising activity where research has been used to influence a shift in attitudes or the way that things are done, whether this be organisational change, influencing policy or how people think about a topic and their actions.

Involve Award 

For activity where the public can contribute their knowledge, expertise or time to research, such as citizen science, patient involvement and collaborative research projects.

Interact Award 

Recognising the partnerships, collaborations and community connections that are essential to public engagement, so seeks to celebrate excellent engagement and the partnerships which underpin these projects.

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