Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed has been awarded a bursary to attend the Interact 2019 conference to host a workshop about academic-practitioner partnerships for evaluating engagement. The event will take place on the 4th September at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. Zayba's workshop will focus on her research-informed practice and collaboration with Glasgow Science Centre developing a tool to evaluate adult-child interactions. The workshop will include video clips and attendees will have a chance to try out the evaluation tool developed through the Move2Learn project. Event details and link to registration below.
Interact 2019 - An Engagement Symposium
4th September 2019. 10am - 4:45pm. University of Central Lancashire, Preston. UK.
Are you passionate about science and your field of work? Do you think you can excite and inspire the next generation of young scientists? Have you got an interesting science story to tell the public? Then we can help!’. The Interact Symposium iincludes 20 exciting workshops appealling to people at all stages of their careers.
If you are looking for taster sessions on how to start your engagement work, or looking to improve your evaluation skills, this is the symposium for you! Most of the day is devoted to workshops covering our 3 main themes - reaching underserved audiences, schools outreach and sharing practice – with a strong emphasis on evaluation throughout. The Market place offers a wide range of interactives to show and tell sessions on engagement in practice plus lots and lots of free resources and professional advice to help you in your work.
There will also be plenty of time to network. The University of Central Lancashire is also hosting a free reception from 6-8pm on the 3rd September and this is your chance to try local delicacies and meet colleagues and engagement experts in an informal environment.
Visit the registration site for further details