PER Skills Training – Session 4: Evaluation

 posted by | 09/06/2022

PER Skills Training 2022
Session 4: Evaluation – Monday 13th June, 1pm-4:30pm, Room 0103 Sarah Swift Building

This is the final workshop session in this year’s public engagement training programme. If you have any questions about the programme, or this session in particular, please get in touch: You can register for this session here.

This session is open to all University of Lincoln staff (academic, professional services or other) and postgraduate students.

This workshop is recommended for those who are familiar with the basics of public engagement with research and who may be preparing to develop or support their own, more in depth public engagement projects.

About this workshop

An extensive session exploring the importance of evaluating PER activities and best practice in impact evaluation. This includes:

  • Understanding why it’s important to evaluate the impact of your public engagement work.
  • Different methods for evaluating public engagement with research activity, their pros and cons and how they can enhance your activity.
  • Best practice approaches in evaluating public engagement with research activity.
  • How to plan realistic and achievable means of evaluating public engagement with research activity.

Workshops are delivered by Public Engagement Manager, Dr Matt Young.

Workshop Format

Each workshop will comprise the following:

  • 15-20 minute pre-workshop task: These will be made available to participants one week before the workshop. Pre-workshop tasks will help form part of the discussions and activities during the workshop, so participants are encouraged to complete each task to the best of their ability.
  • 3-hour interactive, face-to-face workshop: Each workshop is comprised of short talks, interactive activities and discussion through which participants will be able to develop skills, understanding and take-home resources. A short comfort break is included in all workshops. All participants will be asked to complete a short feedback form after each session.

Click HERE to register!

IMPORTANT NOTE: When registering for this workshop, please ensure you use your university email address. This will enable us to grant you access to the training module resources on Blackboard.

If this workshop becomes fully booked, please contact us at to be placed on the waiting list.

If you register for this workshop but are no longer able to attend, please contact us as soon as possible so we may offer your place to others.

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