Get involved: Find out how you can get involved with public engagement events throughout the year.
The Events Office develops and enhances the University’s reputation through the conception, planning, development and delivery of a professional events management strategy and public engagement programme.
As well as maintaining and developing regional, national and international partnerships with a range of organisations and influencers, the Events team delivers an events programme, including both corporate events and public engagement activities, and provides events management advice to staff in departments.
The team have developed and lead five key channels for public engagement:
The office also support Public Engagement with Science activities by organising an annual Science Trail for schools, and facilitating inter-disciplinary science engagement through the Science and Society Group.
Online Events: Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, events which would normally take place in person have had to be re-configured to take place online. For more information on organising public engagement events online, please see our advice for online events.
Public engagement activities are important to both the University and to individual researchers. The reasons why the University believes passionately in engaging the public in our community and the reasons why academic participation in public engagement is important are various and can be characterised as follows:
Public engagement activities also support the University strategies in a variety of ways, including:
|Head of Events||Sarah Mitchell||01904 email@example.com|
|Events Officer||Naomi Richards||01904 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Events Officer (Mon, Tues, Thurs)||Portia Hewitt||01904 email@example.com|
|Events Officer (Mon, Weds, Thurs)||Suzanne Thorn||01904 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|York Festival of Ideas Officer||Lisa Kazianka||01904 email@example.com|
|Events Marketing Officer||Sue Bennett||01904 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|York Festival of Ideas Graduate Intern||Lara Jones||01904 email@example.com|
Other useful links
If you are planning a conference, please contact York Conferences
Are you a student wanting to get involved in public engagement? See the Research Excellence Training Team web pages for more info about: