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Catch up on our most recent events

Launch Webinar: Supporting the well-being of dads of disabled children

Wednesday 31 March

The Dads of Disabled Children Research Advisory Group was set-up in 2019. Their aim is to build links between family researchers and fathers of disabled children. Together they have created a resource that they hope will be useful for other fathers raising a disabled child.

Watch back or Access the resources

Transporting the City

Monday 24th May

WIE hosted the latest online Resonate Festival Event. Centered around the developments being made with Intelligent and Connected Vehicles, whether we can trust automated (or driverless) cars, how they might shape the city of the future, and how these technologies might transform our lives.

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Pint of Science

Monday 17th - Thursday 20th May

The international Pint of Science festival saw 68 events ran online over 4 nights from Monday 17-Thursday 20 May. This year Warwick’s researchers presented 3 very exciting events - full details of which are below.

Read more/ Watch back

 You can also visit our YouTube Channel to view past events


Stories of Engagement

Over the years we've been involved with hundreds of fantastic events that connect us with our communities. These are the stories of some of our favourite projects. You might also be interested in our monthly Engagement Spotlights series which we produce to share the work being done by Staff and Students across Warwick. If you have a story you'd like us to tell get in touch with wie@warwick.ac.uk.

Arts

Faculty of Arts at Home

Covid-19 and the resulting lockdowns have made it difficult to engage with people in the ways we usually would. The Faculty of Arts embraced the opportunity online platforms presented to produce this series of 16 videos, exploring topics such as "The history of solitude in the home", "Visualising Climate Change" and "Consuming culture under/after lockdown".

Visit their webpages to read more about the project and view the videos.

Warwick Classics Network

Warwick Classics Network does a huge amount of engagement work in schools. They are passionate about bringing Classics teaching to every school in our region. They provide resources, networks and platforms that allow teachers to introduce more children to these fascinating ancient worlds.

Visit their webpages to find out more about the different projects they're working on and how you can be involved.

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Science/ Engineering/ Medicine

Milestone

A Warwick Medical School research project, led by Professor Swaran Singh used public engagement throughout their project lifecycle to inform and encourage discussion and debate around the subject of young people’s care during transition from child and adolescent to adult mental health services.

Read more about the project.
British Science Festival

Warwick hosted the British Science Festival in 2019. The four days of the festival featured over 50 of our own staff and students. Events included panels and lectures on campus, and a series of more informal and relaxed events and performances that took place in venues across the city.

Visit the Festival website to discover more.
Pint of Science

One of the annual events we run each May is Pint of Science. This event is a chance for our researchers and members of the public to come together in a relaxed environment and discuss the latest developments in a wide range of science subjects.

Visit our Pint of Science pages to find out about past events, watch back our online talks, and read about upcoming events.

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Quantitative Biomedicine Programme

The Quantitative Biomedicine Programme (QBP) is a Wellcome funded research centre situated between the Med School and Life Sciences. Core to their funding is their commitment to engaging the public with their work, which is directly supported by the Institute of Engagement. They have organised dozens of events over the last few years, including taking part in New Scientist Live and the British Science Festival.

Visit the QBP Public Engagement website to find out more.

Social Science

ESRC Festival of Social Science

Taking place in November each year the Festival is a celebration of social science research. We run events for schools, the public, business, charities and policy makers on a wide range of topics. For 2020 we moved the festival online for the first time, with a mixture of online discussion events, webinars, podcasts, exhibitions and more.

Read more about the ESRC Festival of Social Science and catch up on last years events.

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