This multi-institute event showcased past and ongoing research from across the University with a range of stakeholders.
The afternoon also provided an opportunity for informal networking with both University researchers and community partners.
13:30: Arrival and refreshments
14:00: Welcome - Professor Jerry Roberts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise, University of Plymouth
14:15: Exhibition of projects for guests to explore the research with the academic and community partners
15:15: Keynote address ‘University public engagement: what’s the story?’ - Paul Manners, Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement
15:45: Roundtable discussion ‘How can University researchers best engage with the community?’
16:30: Panel discussion with audience Q&A ‘Achieving effective community engagement’
The event was hosted by PedRIO, iSPER, The Arts Institute and the Sustainable Earth Institute.