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Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, December). Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement. Poster presented at Engage 2017, Bristol, UK

A widespread culture supporting public engagement activities in higher education is desirable but difficult to establish. Drawing on social cognitive theory, this science communication project aimed to enhance culture change in engineering by develop... Read More about Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement.

Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Fowles-Sweet, W. (2017, November). Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula. Paper presented at UK & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network Symposium 2017: Time for Change! Challenging the Status Quo in Engineering Education, London, UK

Undergraduate education incorporating active learning through education outreach presents a critical opportunity to influence future engineering teaching and practice capabilities. Engineering education outreach activities have been shown to have mul... Read More about Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula.

Learning to grow: Evaluation and reflective practice (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, November). Learning to grow: Evaluation and reflective practice. Presented at UK Science Festival Network Conference 2017, Edinburgh, UK

This presentation provided information about the UK Science Festival Network Pilot Evaluation in 2017. It gave recommendations for evaluation tools and future reflective practice for event practitioners.

Our future with clean air: ClairCity (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, October). Our future with clean air: ClairCity. Presented at Changing Minds: Communicate Symposium on Behaviour Change, Bristol, UK

In the European project ClairCity (www.claircity.eu), we apply a societal approach to behaviour change towards reducing air pollution and carbon emissions in cities. The project is engaging with citizens and policymakers from six European cities/regi... Read More about Our future with clean air: ClairCity.

Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Fowles-Sweet, W. (2017, September). Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula. Presented at Unibility: Conference on University Social Responsibility, Barcelona, Spain

Background Universities occupy a vital role in the community; thus undergraduate education incorporating active service learning provides opportunities to influence communities now and in the future (1). One example is engineering education outreach... Read More about Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula.

Society vs the individual: How can we work together to enable behaviour change? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, September). Society vs the individual: How can we work together to enable behaviour change?. Presented at Community Psychology Festival 2017, Bristol, UK

In order to prevent potential climate change catastrophe we need many countries and cultures to work together towards a shared aim. However, political, geographical and even administrative barriers mean this gargantuan task is often neglected by poli... Read More about Society vs the individual: How can we work together to enable behaviour change?.

Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Boushel, C. (2017, July). Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy. Presented at Science in Public: How do science and technology affect what it means to be human?, Sheffield, England

This talk presented Laura's research on ‘Robots vs Animals’; a science communication project aimed at broadening the appeal of engineering for girls, which is a highly male-dominated profession (93% male in the UK). Drawing on social cognitive theory... Read More about Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy.

Exploring public perceptions and attitudes on palm oil (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Noyce, T., & Stengler, E. (2017, June). Exploring public perceptions and attitudes on palm oil

Palm oil has become one of the leading causes of deforestation in countries that are developing their economic growth. Despite the vast research and knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of palm oil, little is known about how people perceive... Read More about Exploring public perceptions and attitudes on palm oil.

Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., Chatterton, T., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, June). Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?. Presented at Conference on Communication and the Environment, Leicester, England

In order to prevent potential climate change catastrophe we need many countries and cultures to work together towards a shared aim. However, political, geographical and even administrative barriers mean this gargantuan task is often neglected by poli... Read More about Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?.

Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2017, May). Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers. Presented at Beyond STEM - Informal Science Learning Across Disciplines, London, England

Only 5% of primary school teachers have a science related degree (Department for Education, 2013), and yet research shows that children (particularly girls) develop their attitudes towards STEM as a potential career before the age of 11 (Archer et al... Read More about Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers.

People like me do that – and it’s okay! (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, March). People like me do that – and it’s okay!. Paper presented at Hypatia Network Hub Meeting, Bristol, UK

Vicarious experience is influential for girls and women o “You can’t be what you can’t see” - role models can influence societal perceptions o But role models have a tricky path to walk – not too dominant, not too geeky, competent at their jobs b... Read More about People like me do that – and it’s okay!.