Catch up on our most recent events
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.
Tuesday 30 March
WIE hosted the latest online Science on the Hill public event. Instead of focussing on a particular area of science or medicine, we wanted to enthuse and inspire viewers with a look at the life of early career scientists as well as their fascinating research areas.
Thursday 14 January
The first cohort of students who took part in our our IATL module - Public Engagement: Connecting Communities to Research - delivered their final showcase event this month. They working in groups to present two talks - The Covid-19 vaccine: Yes or No? and Food Education: Get involved, donate and make smoothies.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Faculty of Arts at Home was a series of 16 videos that were produced by the faculty during the first 2020 lockdown. The series showcases the diversity of research in relation to a series of overarching themes and involved colleagues from across the Faculty.
Science/ Engineering/ Medicine
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.
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.
One of the annual events we run each May is Pint of Science. 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. We've also run a number of online events for them.
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.