Supporting academics to engage the public with their research

Pop Up University 2019

Pop Up University celebrates and showcases emerging research from across the University of Sheffield, covering everything from healthcare, technology and sustainability, to culture, history, music and art. Join us on a journey of discovery with captivating virtual and augmented reality exhibitions, and talks from our researchers about the issues that impact on our everyday lives. Come along for an immersive experience, a chat with our researchers and the opportunity to learn something new! The festival is free and open to all

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Off the Shelf 2019

Off the Shelf returns on 5 October with a fantastic line-up of authors. This year’s themes, include 'Working Class Voices' and 'Environment'. There are also strands reflecting international areas such as Norway's 'Year of Writing' and reflections from the Roma community. Full programme and tickets available from 31 August.

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The public engagement team

The Public Engagement team helps academic staff across the University find creative and collaborative ways to engage the public with their research.

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Public engagement opportunities

Academics & Researchers: Find out about how you can get involved in upcoming public engagement festivals and other opportunities to take your research out to the city and beyond.

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Training and guidance

Staff and postgraduate students: Find out about our Public Engagement Masterclass series and our suite of web resources created to help you get started with public engagement.

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