EVENTS: 2021

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17th-26th August

ScotPEN Annual Gathering

Join us for online for our annual gathering with sessions dedicated to skills development, networking and sharing of good practice - hosted this year by the University of Dundee.

Events supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

Details and booking link

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Monday 19th April

14:00-15:30

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

Details and booking link

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Tuesday 1st June

14:00-15:00

Information session for people planning to apply for ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award funding.

An opportunity to hear about the SWEA application process and ask questions. The ScotPEN team and researchers who have been through the application process before will be there to answer your questions.

Link to session recording

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Friday 15th January

13:00-14:00

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

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

 

Events supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

Friday 28th August

16:30-18:00

ScotPEN Online Social: Science Cocktail Demonstrations

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

Open to everyone in the ScotPEN network.

Details and booking link

PAST EVENTS: 2019

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September 23rd

Glasgow Science Centre​

1pm-4pm

Working in Partnership

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

 

Supported by the ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award.

 

Please email to express an interest.

June 11th

​University of St Andrews

ScotPEN annual meeting for PEPs in HE and research

This event is supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

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March 28th

Dram, Woodlands Rd, Glasgow​ (5pm onwards)

ScotPEN and SciComm Glasgow Social

A social event following the NCCPE network event.

Info and booking

March 28th

​University of Glasgow

National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement PEP Network Meeting

Public engagement professionals (PEPs) are invited 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

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

More details here: Wondermatch

 

Sign up here: Glasgow Wondermatch

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 are invited to come together for a FREE day of discussion, workshops and networking.

For further information and to book, please contact the organising committee.

 

This event is supported by funding from Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.

June 19th

Glasgow University Union

ScotPEN Social

Open to everyone in the ScotPEN network, this is an opportunity to catch up, put names to faces and see what network members have been up to. Bring an activity, a poster or an idea you'd like feedback on. Or book a surgery slot with funders (UKRI; Wellcome) or the NCCPE.

Sign up via Eventbrite or contact the organising committee.

May 15th

University of Glasgow

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

Jointly hosted by the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow, this will be a chance to hear about Wellcome's new strategic direction for public engagement - and how ScotPEN can contribute to its development.

​This event is supported by funding from the Wellcome's Institutional Strategic Support Fund.