Put your public engagement skills into practice with these engagement and funding opportunities run by our team and other organisations. Our team can help you find and get involved in activities where you can put your engagement skills into practice with face-to-face conversations with communities.
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Engagement opportunities organised by the Public Engagement Team
These activities are lead by the Public Engagement team at the University of Bristol, contact us for more information about how you can get involved.
FUTURES Festival of Discovery has engaged thousands of people across the South West. The festival includes a whole range of online and face-to-face activities, delivered in partnership with the other universities in the FUTURES consortium: Bath, Bath Spa, Exeter and Plymouth. Watch this space for info on FUTURES 2022!
Thinking Futures is the University's festival of social sciences. The festival explores the unique ways in which social sciences help us think about and imagine our collective futures, in collaboration with communities and organisations across the city. It is part of the ESRC's national Festival of Social Science. The festival brings together researchers and communities to explore topics that are relevant to both through interesting, creative and innovative activities. It runs during the first week of November.
Civic Connections provides a central platform and process to deliver funding calls linked to the University’s civic mission. Funding opportunities through this platform enable students and staff to deliver activities and projects in collaboration with local communities, businesses and partners for mutual benefit.
Engagement opportunities organised by external organisations
The following activities are led by a range of external organisations.
Festival of Nature
The Natural History Consortium explore new and innovative ways to work together to connect people to nature through the festival which runs between Friday 10 to Saturday 18 June.
We also have strong links with organisations outside of the University that we can connect you with, contact us to find out more.