Public engagement describes the many ways in which the benefits of higher education can be shared with the public. High quality engagement involves two-way interaction between University staff and/or students with relevant external communities to the benefit of both parties; the ultimate goal is the enhancement of the quality and impact of the University’s work. Technology can be used in many ways to enable public engagement activities:
- supporting public engagement with the University's work,
- broadening the appeal of Oxford to a variety of public communities, and/or
- contributing to building capacity in this field.
We also welcome submissions from entrants for The Vice-Chancellor's Public Engagement with Research Awards, provided you have made significant use of digital tools in your work.
You are eligible to enter even if you've had professional help, but we ask you to let us know on the entry form what assistance you received. Find out how to enter.