Event title:

'Tools and techniques for engaging the public with your research' - PGR Skills Development and Social Forum

Event details

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
13:30 - 16:30
Ferens Basil Reckitt Lecture Theatre
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Event description

Outline of the Afternoon

1.30pm to 2pm         Refreshments and networking


2pm to 2.30pm         Tool and techniques for engaging the public with the arts and humanities 

Dr Janine Hatter, Postgraduate Training Scheme Manager and PhD Graduate in English.  Janine's research specialises in Victorian women's fiction, gothic and sensation fiction and Janine has delivered various types of public engagement activities related to her research since studying at masters level. Visit Janine's Twitter profile @Janine_Hatter to see some of her public engagement activities. 


2.30pm to 3.30pm    Tools and techniques for engaging the public with the sciences

Dr Kat Sanders, Clinical Anatomy Lecturer at the Hull York Medical School.  Kat is strongly involved in the delivery of anatomy teaching for the Masters of Clinical Anatomy (and Education) and the MBBS programme, and has an interest in developing novel anatomy teaching techniques. She is also passionate about science communication, and aims to make the study of human anatomy accessible to as many people as possible by making it fun and interesting. @AnatomyKat  is also co-founder of @AnatomyNight 


Phil-Bell Young, Science Outreach Officer at the University of Hull.  Phil is a #Scicomm Presenter, @HullStreetSci Performer and a @FamelabUK National Finalist.  @Philby91 is based in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and has been successfully communicating science to schoolchildren, adults and the general public locally, regionally and nationally for many years. 


3.30pm to 4.30pm    Group Activity / Active Learning

A fun and practical session to help you to prepare better for any future public engagement activities you may be asked to get involved in. 

Please note, what our speakers have to say can apply to all disciplines, so all students can benefit from this session.

Come along and hear current advice and tips from experienced researchers and staff from across the University.

Stay for the afternoon or just for the sessions you are interested in.


If you have any queries please contact:

Jackie McAndrew, Public Engagement and PGR Experience Specialist, The Graduate School on jackie.mcandrew@hull.ac.uk  



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