Have you been involved in an innovative, exciting or impactful public engagement project? Is there someone is your SEPnet department who has a long history of supporting and delivering public engagement projects? Or someone who’s just started out and whose enthusiasm is infectious and encourages others to take part?
Now’s your chance to celebrate these achievements! SEPnet is launching their 2015 Public Engagement Awards and needs your help recognising the best of public engagement across the network. We awarding £100 to projects and individuals in the following categories:
Public Engagement Innovation Project Award
This award recognises public engagement projects which include activities where physics research has been shared with the public through interesting and innovative ways. Projects can take any form of engagement to any audience.
Public Engagement Notable Impact Project Award
This award recognises public engagement projects which have had notable impact. Projects will have generated impact from their research through any channel involving engaging with the public – including knowledge transfer, working with user groups, debates, pro-bono schemes and many more.
This award recognises an individual’s ability to communicate their own research through different channels including broadcast media (television, radio or film), writing for print or online journalism and public speaking (festivals, lectures, debates or panel discussions).
This award recognises an individual’s record of sustained (at least ten years) of excellence in engaging the public with research through a range of engagement activities and audiences.
This award recognises an individual who is new to engagement and have made an impact that could include any type of engagement activity or project linked to their research.
You may self-nominate or nominate others in any SEPnet department. People or projects can be nominated for more than one award. Each award has their own form so please make sure you’re filling out the correct nomination form. Nominations must be received by midday on Monday 28 September 2015. Click here for full details on the criteria for all awards.
Awards will be presented on Wednesday November 18 at Prince Phillip House in central London, following the Student Expo.
For more details please see you local SEPnet Outreach Officer or email firstname.lastname@example.org