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The Community of Engagers: discussing ways of making connections with diverse groups

By ucwetca, on 23 March 2018

On Wednesday 21st February the UCL SLMS Community of Engagers met to discuss ways of connecting with diverse public groups. Community of Engagers meetings are designed to share learning and advice, and to link up those within UCL SLMS who are working in Public Engagement and Public Involvement. Each meeting is an opportunity to get advice, […]

Get that Grant: top tips for funding applications

By ucwetca, on 18 January 2018

This week we hosted our first Public Engagement Network meeting of 2018, our 10th anniversary year. As part of our celebration of this anniversary, we will be hosting Public Engagement Network meetings that broaden the conversation about what public engagement is like at UCL and what your vision is for the future of this work. […]

Partnerships on your doorstep: working meaningfully together

By Lizzy Baddeley, on 8 December 2017

How do we connect with communities around us, and how do we maintain those relationships? On the 29th November the Public Engagement Unit hosted a Public Engagement Network meeting on community partnerships. We had really excellent and lively discussions around the benefits, challenges and best practice associated with doing this kind of work, which we […]

Talking Taboo: Public engagement on sensitive topics

By ucwetca, on 15 November 2017

How to facilitate conversations around potentially sensitive, controversial or personal subjects is a common concern that the UCL Public Engagement Unit often encounters. Some of the most successful engagement comes from talking about topics that are difficult or have not yet been addressed – but doing it in an empathetic way needs planning and can be […]