EVENTS: 2022

Monday 27th June

Advanced Research Centre (ARC), University of Glasgow

ScotPEN Annual Gathering 2022*

Many thanks to all who attended this year's Gathering. The ScotPEN Annual Gathering 2022 was hosted by the University of Glasgow, in the recently opened Advanced Research Centre.  Sessions were dedicated to skills development, networking and sharing of good practice.

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Gathering information and resource links

*Supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund. 

PAST EVENTS: 2021

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17th-26th August

ScotPEN Annual Gathering 2021*

The online ScotPEN Annual Gathering 2021, was hosted by the University of Dundee, with sessions dedicated to skills development, networking and sharing of good practice.

*Supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

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Tuesday 1st June

Information session for ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award funding.

An opportunity to hear about the SWEA application process and ask questions. 

Link to session recording

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Monday 19th April

The Ideas Fund: Highlands and Islands Researchers and PEPs session (co-hosted by ScotPEN)

A discussion and update on how connections are developing between communities and researchers in the Highlands and Island so far  - and how to get involved.

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Friday 15th January

SWEA Seminar and Q&A: Tailored Treatments

An online seminar about 'Tailored Treatments for Cancer: Tales of Research and Care' - a public engagement project funded by the ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award (SWEA).

View seminar recording

PAST EVENTS: 2020

Online throughout August

ScotPEN Annual Gathering 2020*

Our third annual ScotPEN meeting for PEPs in HE and research took place as a series of online events, training and activities including:

  • Welcome session and networking challenges

  • Training on evaluating on-line, and online enagement

  • Two panel sessions

Session recordings

2020 Annual Gathering Report

 

*Supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

Friday 28th August

ScotPEN Online Social: Science Cocktail Demonstrations

Linked with our annual gathering (see left), an interactive social session hosted by Be Experimental's Lindsay Murphy.

PAST EVENTS: 2019

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September 23rd

Glasgow Science Centre​

Working in Partnership*

A half-day facilitated event for researchers, community groups and cultural partners.

 

*Supported by the ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award.

June 11th

​University of St Andrews

ScotPEN Annual Meeting for PEPs in HE and research*

2019 Annual Meeting Report 

*Supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

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March 28th

Dram, Woodlands Rd, Glasgow​

ScotPEN and SciComm Glasgow Social

A social event following the NCCPE network event.

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March 28th

​University of Glasgow

National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement PEP Network Meeting

Public engagement professionals (PEPs) come together for a day of

  • Networking opportunities

  • Negotiating & partnership development skills workshop

  • PechaKucha showcase of PE projects and PEP careers

  • Problem-solving world café

PAST EVENTS: 2018

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Nov 12th

Glasgow Women's Library

STFC Wondermatch

Hosted by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the event provided an opportunity for community organisations and researchers in STFC related disciplines, to meet and develop project ideas together and have the chance to bid for up to £1,000 to help develop ideas and plans for working together further.

June 19th

​University of Glasgow

ScotPEN Annual Meeting for PEPs in HE and research*

Public Engagement Professionals (PEPs) working in Scottish higher education and research institutions come together for a day of discussion, workshops and networking.

2018 Annual Meeting Report

 

*Supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

June 19th

Glasgow University Union

ScotPEN Social

May 15th

University of Glasgow

Seminar and discussion with Imran Khan, Head of Public Engagement at Wellcome

PAST EVENTS: 2017

June 26th

​University of Aberdeen

ScotPEN Inaugural Meeting

Public Engagement Professionals (PEPs) working in Scottish higher education and research institutions come together for a day of discussion, workshops and networking.

2017  Inaugural Meeting Report