HE Outreach: Developing Guidance on Good Practice for Academics

Workshop Convener: Dr Matthew Johnson, Lecturer in Politics, Lancaster University, m.johnson@lancaster.ac.uk

Workshop schedule

Saturday 14th April, Lancaster University

Each presentation will consist of 10-15 minutes of presentation and 5-10 minutes of discussion, accounting for 20 minutes in total

10:15: Registration
10:30: 1st Panel presentations
12:50: Lunch
13:30: 2nd Panel presentations
15:30: Refreshments
15:45: Developing guidance for good practice
18:00: Close

Panel 1: Subject promotion, Widening Participation and recruitment

10:30: Reaching out to distant, remote, and unengaged schools about medicine: Paul Garrud, Sarah Greaves, Gwen Hughes, Shane McCracken, Morag McIvor, Medicine, University of Nottingham, Gallomanor Ltd., University of Leicester, subject and career promotion and WP

10:50: Multiple approaches to supporting access to higher education in biosciences and medicine: Momna Hejmadi, Biosciences, University of Bath, University of Bath, subject and career promotion WP and

11:10: Making outreach real: Angela O’Sullivan, STEM, De Montfort University, Leicester, subject and career promotion WP

11:30: Involving academics in Outreach: Patricia Harris and Kristina Garner, Sociolinguistics, University of East Anglia, WP

11:50: From facilitating outreach and recruitment towards inclusive practice in the Humanities: Jonathan Watson, History, University of Brighton, WP

12:10: Recruitment and Widening Participation in science courses and community outreach at Coventry University: Sharon Williams, Life Sciences, Coventry University, Recruitment

12:30: Development of a Psychology recruitment programme: Mirain Rhys, Applied Psychology, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Recruitment

Panel 2: Civic Engagement and Employability

13:30: Provoking Thoughts: John Foster, Philosophy, Lancaster University and Second Thoughts Philosophical Enquiry, public engagement and subject promotion

13:50: Citizen science: bridging research and public engagement: Sarah Pierce, Life Sciences/Ecology, University of Nottingham, public engagement

14:10: Integrated and Vertical: Methods of developing outreach infused Music curriculum in higher education: Kate Atkinson and Louise Jackson, Music, Trinity Laban of Conservatoire of Music and Dance, public engagement, Learning and Participation (L&P) and Employability

14:30: Two modes of response to guide university Outreach in building societal resilience: Séamus Ó Tuama, Continuing Adult Education, University College Cork, public engagement

14:50: Politics Employability through Outreach: Matthew Johnson, Politics, Lancaster University, Employability

15:10: Teaching and the Employability Agenda: David Walker, Politics, Newcastle University, Employability

Travel and accommodation

Refreshments during the event will be covered, but there will be financial support available for travel, accommodation and evening meals.

Information on how to get to campus can be found herehttp://www.lancaster.ac.uk/contact-and-getting-here/maps-and-travel/

Information on the local area, including maps, can be found here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/contact-and-getting-here/maps-and-travel/maps/

Information on car parking, which is free in visitor parking zones, can be found on this maphttps://www.lancaster.ac.uk/media/lancaster-university/content-assets/documents/facilities/car-parking-policy/ParkingZonesMapupdatedJuly12th2017.pdf

Information on accommodation on campus can be found herehttp://www.lancaster.ac.uk/opentoall/