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Innovative? Or just new to me?

Innovation
As we usher in the New Year, Sophie Duncan, Deputy Director of the NCCPE , explores what innovation really means. Does public engagement always have to be innovative and 'new'? I got into an interesting discussion recently about what innovative...

The 12 Days of Public Engagement...

In the run up to Christmas and the New Year, we thought we'd give you the NCCPE take on the year in Public Engagement. And what better way to do it than through the medium of song. All together now... On the first day of Christmas the NCCPE gave to...

Engage 2014 wrap up

Engage 2014
Just under two weeks on from Engage 2014 and Sophie Duncan, Deputy Director of the NCCPE, reflects on the event and some of the interesting questions that arose. It is hard to believe that just under two weeks ago we were half way through delivering...

Big Questions at Engage 2014

Engage 2014
With Engage 2014 just around the corner, NCCPE's Sophie Duncan sets the scene with a look at some of the Big Questions that are being considered over the two day event. There is under a week to go until Engage 2014 , and we at the NCCPE are really...

Re-imagining the country house

Country house
In the run up to our Engage 2014 conference we are exploring the conference themes of 'Captivating places; Captivating ideas; Captivating people: Unlocking the potential of curiosity-driven engagement'. Here, Dr Oliver Cox, Knowledge Exchange Fellow...

So what I’m doing is actually a CUP….???

UKCPN summit
Susanne Martikke, member of the UK Community Partner Network , shares her experiences of community-university working. As part of my job as research officer at Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) I’d been trying to make...

Being Human

Being human festival
A new forum for engagement with the humanities In the run up to our Engage 2014 conference , we are exploring the conference themes of 'Captivating places; Captivating ideas; Captivating people: Unlocking the potential of curiosity-driven engagement...

Unlocking the potential of curiosity-driven engagement

The Night Watch lego
In the run up to our Engage 2014 conference , we are exploring the conference themes of 'Captivating places; Captivating ideas; Captivating people: Unlocking the potential of curiosity-driven engagement'. Here, Director of the NCCPE Paul Manners...

Community Co-investigators

Steve Pool, a member of the UK Community Partner Network , shares his experiences as a Co-investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities project. I found this graffiti in Sheffield and wondered if I was one of those people who is always cross about...

Talking across space – how do we engage across great distances?

Australian landscape
In the run up to our Engage 2014 conference , we are exploring the conference themes of 'Captivating places; Captivating ideas; Captivating people: Unlocking the potential of curiosity-driven engagement'. Here, Louella McCarthy, Graduate School of...

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