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We have a number of free training courses available to help you learn about and develop your public engagement skills. Unless otherwise stated these courses are available to all (DPhil students, researchers at all levels, and support staff). They are run jointly with MPLS.

NOTE: You should always ensure that you check that you can attend courses before you book, and make a note of them in your own calendar. Please note that where stated, a refundable deposit may be payable. This deposit will only be refunded if you attend the session or notify us of withdrawal in good time. Full terms and conditions will be provided. 

Training

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

An introduction for those looking to get started in public engagement with research covering the basics of what it is, how to get started and a chance to be inspired by those already doing it. You will also have the chance to start developing your own plans, get feedback and get pointers to further support and information.

09.30-12.30 | 04 June 2019 (Booking now open)

PODCAST YOUR SCIENCE

From inception to publication; this practical session delivered by Emily Elias, journalist and producer of the Oxford Sparks podcast series, is a whirlwind tour through the basics of how to share your research in an engaging manner through podcasting. The session will introduce approaches to podcasting, present inspiration from a range of different podcast styles, and take you step-by-step through the basic technical skills of recording, editing and publishing audio files; you’ll have the chance to develop an idea and have a go recording it with support and feedback during the day.

N.B. Please note that you will need to bring a laptop and headphones.

09.00-17.00 | 28 May 2019 (Booking now open)

A refundable deposit may be payable.

ONE-TO-ONE SURGERIES

Do you have an idea you'd like to develop or get funding for? Need advice or a sounding board for a new project? If you'd like help with anything public engagement related please contact the Divisional Public Engagement with Research Coordinator Naomi Gibson

TRAINING FROM AROUND THE UNIVERSITY

There's a range of training opportunities and resources available across the University, visit the University support pages to find out more.
Something missing? Let us know what topics or types of courses you would like.