I’m about to ‘crash out’ after the final 2 days of the National Co-Ordinating Centre for Public Engagement first course for academic researchers, to encourage us to think about how we can embed public engagement in our work (not just as a ‘nice thing to do’ at the end of research’, but fully drawing in participants from the very beginning, to ensure that our work makes a difference to society). If you are an academic researcher with an interest in public engagement (which is so much more than the ‘media work’ that I thought of), then apply for the 2019-20 cohort!

It’s been a great space in which to think, be challenged, be encouraged, be supported, been given tips… and opened the door to lots of new ideas! Here’s the 88 tweets (reverse order) that I took ‘as notes’:

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