The Public Engagement team organise a suite of public engagement training in the Autumn term and in the Spring term. See below for the dates of each session, an overview of the content and a link to book your place.

Training is open to all staff (research, clinical, professional services) and post-graduate students across the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences and the Department of Neuroimaging, IoPPN, at King’s College London.


2021 Dates – all are online via Zoom

  • Introduction to Public Engagement
    Thursday 14 October 2021, 14:00 – 16:15
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    Led by the CME PE team, this session is for those who are new to public and patient engagement in research. It covers the basics of public engagement i.e., what it is, why it is important, the benefits to you/your research and the public, whilst providing inspiration and signposting to available support/resources.
  • Public Engagement Masterclass
    Tuesday 19 October 2021; 14:00 – 16:15
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    This session is for those who have more experience of delivering public & patient engagement activities. It will provide time, tools and knowledge to enhance and enrich your engagement practice and explore this within your own research context (face-to-face/online engagement examples). This session will be delivered by Dr Lesley Patterson, previously Head of PE at the University of Oxford.


  • Community Engagement
    Wednesday 17 November 2021; 14:00 – 16:15
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    Led by the CME PE team, this session is an introduction to Community Engagement. It will cover the key principles of what community engagement with research is (and how it is different from public engagement!); why we should do it; how we identify communities to work with and how community engagement can be used as a method to impact health inequalities in research with different communities.


  • Public Engagement: Evaluation & Impact
    Monday 22 November 2021; 14:00 – 16:15
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    This training session provides essential guidance on how to effectively evaluate your public engagement activities to demonstrate impact. Led by experienced PE Evaluator, Dr Gemma Moore, this is an online interactive workshop that aims to help staff and students build their skills and confidence in embedding evaluation into their public engagement practice.



King’s Engaged Research Network also run training sessions – visit the KERN website for more information.
Training for 2022 will be in the Spring – dates will be added here once confirmed.