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Mapping Impact Together

Gwen Dawe, Chairman of the National Research Committee, U3A reports back on a Mapping Impact Together event for the UK Community Partner Network.


CAER Heritage Project community digs are nothing if not ground-breaking (no pun intended) but this time...

Increasing participation from wherever you are

Helen Graham (University of Leeds) and Rebecca Madgin (University of Glasgow), members of the Heritage Decisions Research Team, share key ideas from a recently completed Arts and Humanities Research Council Connected Communities project.

A revolutionary approach to engaging under-represented groups

People like me
Professor Averil Macdonald (Non-executive Director of WISE: The Women in Science and Engineering Campaign & Diversity Lead for SEPnet: the South East Physics Network) talks to us about ‘People Like Me’ - A revolutionary approach to engaging...

Fare Exchange

The UK Community Partner Network (UKCPN) is interested in exploring the different ways universities can pay and support people to get involved in working in partnership on projects and research.

Should research(ers) get emotional?

As part of the heart of engagement blog series, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Mark Reed from Birmingham City University shares his thoughts on emotion in communicating research.

Not just a dig

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Last week I had the privilege of visiting the CAER Heritage Project in Cardiff. Many of you will know that the project won the overall prize in our public engagement with research competition last year. I went to catch up with the CAER team a year on to see what they were up to.

The engaged university of the future

To mark the launch of our Engaged Futures report, Simon Whittemore, Head of Change - Enterprise at Jisc, presents us with a botanical vision for the future of the engaged university.