MasterclassesTraining Session 2

A series of free and informal sessions for staff and postgraduates, all about engaging the public with research.

About our masterclasses

The Public Engagement & Impact team run masterclass sessions every month for University staff and postgraduate students.

Each masterclass features keynote presentations from experts in the field. These experts might be academics in the University or external partners such as Sheffield City Council and Museums Sheffield.

The sessions cover a wide range of practical topics, such as how to work with communities, cost an event, measure impact, work with the media, and create and utilise film for maximum public engagement.

Next session

Public Engagement Masterclass: How to engage different audiences through blogging

Date and location

Wednesday 28 June 2017, 2.00-4.00pm

Workroom 2
The Diamond
32 Leavygreave Road
Sheffield S3 7RD


Please note - this session is currently fully booked. If you would like join the waiting list please register via the LMS (requires MUSE access).

Session details

This masterclass looks at how to engage different audiences through blogging. It will cover:

  • How blogging is different to other forms of writing
  • Where is best to blog?
  • Pros and cons of blogging
  • Sharing your blog

We are pleased to welcome Sarah Hare and Alastair McCloskey from the Faculty of Social Sciences Research Communications Team, who will be joined by Dr Katie Edwards and Dr Alasdair Rae.

This session is most suitable for research staff and postgraduate students.

Upcoming sessions

Topic Most suitable for Date Registration
Blogging and writing for a public audience Research staff and PGR students Wednesday 28 June 2017, 2.00-4.00pm Via LMS

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