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Universities engaging with society: the UK story

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What do a musical rocking chair, a grandfather clock that reveals what others are doing at the same time across the world, and a football stadium-sized balloon pumping particles into the atmosphere have in common?

The Wildcat Writers

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Every year, thousands of college professors enact their commitment to public engagement by inviting their students to work directly with community members in programs like tutoring initiatives, oral history projects, and youth mentorship programs. But what is this experience like for community members who interact with university students?

UKCPN trip to Galway

Céad míle fáilte! In January of 2014, 3 members of the UK Community Partner Network (Jane Acton from Nature Workshops, Cornwall; Steve Pool, freelance Artist, Sheffield and Becci Feltham from the NCCPE, Bristol) travelled to Galway, Ireland to meet...

The emotional dynamics of (academic) engagement

As part of our series on the Heart of Engagement, Dr Roberta Comunian and Dr Abigail Gilmore share their experiences working on the Beyond the Campus network, and in particular the co-production of Love Story.

What can we learn from business engagement?

Business engagement event
What can those who engage with the public learn from those engaging with business? There is lots of commonality in business and community engagement. Sarah Ward from the University of Exeter and NCCPE Public Engagement Ambassador introduces us to a...