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Designing for discussion (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Buckley, T., Grand, A., Stengler, E., & Wilkinson, C. (2016, June). Designing for discussion. Poster presented at UWE Learning and Teaching Conference 2016, UWE Bristol, UK

How we designed an online distance learning course to sustain an active community of learners

“I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2016, April). “I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement. Paper presented at PCST 2016, 14th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Istanbul, Turkey

Public engagement brings new responsibilities to citizens that are involved to be ‘representative’ andto it are relatively lacking (Felt and Fochler, 2008). In addition whilst there are many practical resources on dialogues benefits and outcomes from... Read More about “I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement.

'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2016, April). 'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol. Paper presented at PCST 2016, 14th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Istanbul, Turkey

Organised in conjunction with UWE’s Science Communication Unit, their MSc programme team views employment after graduation as a partnership,providing the resources, networks and knowledge, enabling students to then locate employment. A 2013 survey d... Read More about 'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol..

Royal Society scientists in schools (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Wilkinson, C., & Weitkamp, E. (2016, January). Royal Society scientists in schools. Paper presented at Association for Science Education Conference, Birmingham, UK

Scientists are increasingly being urged to participate in education outreach programmes as part of the public engagement agenda, to connect society with science and improve attitudes to STEM subjects. Although often taking place in a formal education... Read More about Royal Society scientists in schools.

The ‘others’ and the public voice (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2015, July). The ‘others’ and the public voice. Paper presented at International Science in Public Conference, Bristol, UK

Public engagement brings new responsibilities to citizens that are involved to be ‘representative’. Yet at the same time it appears that many public participants may in fact work to conceptualise themselves as ‘unique’. When compared to ‘other people... Read More about The ‘others’ and the public voice.

Publishing from your thesis: Top tips (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2015, July). Publishing from your thesis: Top tips. Presented at PCST Doctoral Summer School, UWE, Bristol

Reporting on negotiated boundaries (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2012, July). Reporting on negotiated boundaries. Presented at 6th Annual Science and the Public Conference, Kingston University, London, UK

Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Weitkamp, E., Wilkinson, C., & Knetsch, M. (2011, November). Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward. Presented at NCCPE Engage 2011 Conference, Bristol, UK

The workshop aimed to explore recent methods taken to assess the impact of different approaches to public engagement, specifically focusing on public engagement through festivals and media; and to consider some problematic aspects of assessing the i... Read More about Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward.

Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C., Sardo, M., & Bultitude, K. (2011, September). Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees. Paper presented at STEM Graduates’ Writing Skills Project Conference, University of Bath, UK

The presentation highlights findings from a nine month project funded via the Higher Education Innovation Fund in 2010-11. Drawing on a questionnaire survey of employers, in addition to interviews with employers and University programme leaders the p... Read More about Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees.

Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C., & Sardo, M. (2011, April). Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference, LSE, London, UK

The need for a greater engagement with social science has been highlighted by key UK-based organisations, such as the ESRC and the Academy of Social Sciences (Benyon and David, 2008). In the UK, as Burchell and Holden (2009:4) describe, an ‘extensiv... Read More about Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science.

Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Grand, A., Bultitude, K., Wilkinson, C., & Winfield, A. F. (2010, December). Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium. Paper presented at Public Communication of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India

Open Science is an approach to the conduct of science in which the whole of an ongoing scientific investigation – data, ideas, questions, plans, results and more – is made available online. Open Science began as a way to facilitate the workings of mu... Read More about Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium.

On open science and public engagement with engineering (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Winfield, A. F. (2010, September). On open science and public engagement with engineering. Paper presented at European Association for Studies in Science and Technology, Trento, Italy

Open Science is an emerging approach to the conduct of science, technology and engineering projects, in which information about the whole of an ongoing investigation is made available on and through the Internet. Adopting an Open Science approach mea... Read More about On open science and public engagement with engineering.