Evaluating Public Engagement Activities

Published on 18 February 13

In this engagement@manchester session you will have the opportunity to explore different tools and techniques for evaluating the impact for a range of public engagement activities

The latest in the series of lunchtime meetings exploring different aspects of public engagement takes place on Wednesday 20 February (1-2pm) in the Kanaris Lecture Theatre, The Manchester Museum.All University staff and students are welcome to attend. No registration required – just pop along.

And don’t forget to collect a copy of the very useful guide: Manchester Beacon - Evaluating Public Engagement.

Speakers include:

Amelia Markey, Final Year PhD student, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology & Committee Member of the British Science Association, Manchester Branch

This case study looks at the use of both quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for public engagement activities with specific examples from "The Tech factor" run as part of NSEW 2012 and "The Jab Lab" run as part of MSF 2012.

Menaka Munro, Curator of Primary Learning, The Manchester Museum

This case study explores the use of participative evaluation methods within a museum environment, to help shape programme events and reporting to funders.

Suzanne Spicer, Social Responsibility Manager, The University of Manchester

As the author of a number of evaluation toolkits and publications, Suzanne will facilitate a participative session exploring the why, who, how and what of evaluation.  We will tap into your understanding and experiences of evaluation and look at how intended outputs and outcomes can help shape impact. Group discussions will be lead by experienced public engagers.

To find out more, visit engagement@manchester   

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