Professor of Sciences and Society at the University of Bristol - Championing Public Engagement
Engaged University Steering Group – which oversees public engagement, and keeps it high on the University’s agenda. Members come from across faculties and activities, and from outside the University. We are committed to being an ‘Engaged University’, and this is now reflected in our University Plan and strategy documents. We hold External EUSG fora, working with a wide range of external organizations, to help tackle issues relevant to the city, and to help us work and think better.
SEARCH – overseeing and participating in this action-learning and research project, helping individual scientists from across the country shift the culture in their Universities to better support public engagement.
Communicate Conference – international conference in Bristol that brings together communicators of environmental issues, whether from broadcasting, visitor attractions, universities, media, or policy-making, to share good practice and learn about communicating better. Chair and member of steering group.