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Public engagement opportunities

Find out more about the current local and national engagement opportunities where you can put your public engagement skills into practice.

The Public Engagement Unit coordinates, in collaboration with a variety of organisations, a series of public engagement activities for researchers to get involved in, including:

Engagement opportunities

If you want to give engaging the public with your research a go, check out these opportunities.

Being Human Festival

Being Human is the UK’s national festival of the humanities. The 2022 festival will take place Monday 10 – Wednesday19 November 2022 and the Festival have a number of ways to get involved.

Open Call

Do you have an activity or event you'd like to run as part of the Being Human festival you can apply to the Festival organisers for inclusion in the programme. Find out more about the Open Call and how to apply.


  • Friday 24 June 2022

Being Human Cafés

Being Human Cafés are a 'ready to go' event format that you can use to engage people with your research. Find out more about the Being Human Cafés and how to apply Deadline:

  • Friday 26 August 2022

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Contact us

If you are interested in any of these and need some help or advice get in touch with the Public Engagement Unit and we can help you find the right opportunity.