Meet the team

 

 

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Rosa Robinson, Head of Public Engagement

My role is to lead the team and direct the University's approach to public engagement. Come and talk with me about culture change and strategy, the Engaged University Steering Group, how public engagement links with knowledge exchange and impact, and brokering partnerships with external organisations.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 83277
Email: rosa.robinson@bristol.ac.uk

 

 

Kate Miller, Head of Public Engagement (on maternity leave)

 

Dee Smart, Deputy Head of Public Engagement

My role is to help increase opportunities and the capacity of our staff and students to engage with publics and communities. Come and talk with me about how we support public engagement in the taught curriculum, major funding bids for public engagement, and our opportunities for training and professional development.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84078
Email: dee.smart@bristol.ac.uk

 

Mireia Bes, Public Engagement Associate

My role is to provide advice and support to staff and students wishing to get involved in public engagement, working with the faculties of Health and Life Sciences. Come and talk with me about planning your public engagement activities, getting funding, articulating engagement as a route to impact, and working with science centres.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84006
Email: mireia.bes@bristol.ac.uk

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Ellie Cripps, Public Engagement Associate

My role is to provide advice and support to staff and students wishing to get involved in public engagement, working with the faculties of Science and Engineering. Come and talk with me about planning your public engagement activities, getting funding, articulating engagement as a route to impact, and working with schools.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84018
Email: ellie.cripps@bristol.ac.uk

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Vivienne Kuh, Public Engagement Associate (job share) 

My role is to provide advice and support to staff and students wishing to get involved in public engagement activities, working with the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences. Come and talk with me about planning your public engagement activities, getting funding, articulating engagement as a route to impact, and working with museums.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84043 
Email: vivienne.kuh@bristol.ac.uk

 

Ben Meller, Public Engagement Associate (job share)

My role is to provide advice and support to staff and students wishing to get involved in public engagement activities, working with the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences. Come and talk with me about planning your public engagement activities, getting funding, articulating engagement as a route to impact, and working with museums.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84052
Email: ben.meller@bristol.ac.uk

 

Diane Thorne, Projects and Events Officer

My role is to work with colleagues across the team to support our activities and projects.  Come and talk with me about our Engage conference, our Engagement Bites series of lunchtime talks, the What's On newsletter, and our website and social media content.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84083
Email: diane.thorne@bristol.ac.uk

 

Didier Laval, Public Engagement Associate for the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health 

My role is to ensure that the public voice is fed into EBI research and that our activities engage the local community effectively. If your research is related to health and wellbeing, come and talk with me about presenting your engagement plans to the EBI Public Advisory Group, the public engagement opportunities and training sessions offered by the EBI, or getting help and advice on applying to grant schemes such as the Wellcome Trust's Research Enrichment - Public Engagement funding.

Email: didier.laval@bristol.ac.uk

 

Ellie Shipman, Fun Palaces Ambassador 

My role is to coordinate Bristol’s involvement in Fun Palaces - a global campaign for culture at the heart of all community, encouraging locally-led arts and science events over an annual weekend of action every October. This is hosted by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute and the Public Engagement team. Come and talk with me about getting involved in these events, and how to promote collaboration and co-creation between researchers and local community groups, residents and partners.

Email: ellie.shipman@bristol.ac.uk
Twitter: @Fun_Bristol

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Alison Rivett, Evaluation Officer 

My role is to provide guidance and support for the evaluation of public engagement and impact. Come and talk with me about evaluating your engagement activities, capturing the impact of engagement related to your research, training opportunities for evaluation and sharing good practice.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84072
Email: alison.rivett@bristol.ac.uk

 

Hannah Cowell, Engaged Learning Coordinator (maternity cover) 

My role is to establish community based learning projects for students. Come and talk with me about building engagement into the the taught curriculum, identifying community partners who have a research need that could be met by a student’s dissertation project, and how we can support the relationship with the community partner.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84016
Email: hannah.cowell@bristol.ac.uk

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Amy Walsh, Bristol Green Capital Partnership Liaison Officer 

My role involves work with Bristol Green Capital Partnership and its member organisations to provide opportunities for students to engage with the City.  Come and talk with me about the possibilities for students to get involved in research projects, volunteering and internships.  

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84088
Email: amy.walsh@bristol.ac.uk

 

Martha Crean, PERFORM Coordinator 

My role is the UK coordinator for PERFORM, a Horizon 2020 project in collaboration with organisations in France and Spain. The project's aims are to develop young people's conceptions and awareness of scientists and scientific research, and to encourage scientists and science teachers to consider the purpose, values, and production of scientific knowledge. Come and talk with me about the project, how you might be able to be involved and how we can explore these concepts through the creation of performances.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84017
Email: martha.crean@bristol.ac.uk

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Fiona Hyland, Engagement Programme Manager - Temple Quarter 

My role is to coordinate the engagement programme for the Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus in order to ensure that the new campus delivers life-changing opportunities to communities and individuals across the city of Bristol.  Come and talk with me about what our plans are for Temple Quarter and how we plan to engage with all our stakeholders.

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 84034
Email: fiona.hyland@bristol.ac.uk

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Suzi Wright, FUTURES Project Coordinator

My role involves delivering the “FUTURES: Create. Imagine. Explore.” programme as part of European Researchers’ Night for 2018 and 2019. This includes a varied programme of events with opportunities for diverse audiences in Bristol and Bath to meet and engage with researchers across the two cities. Come and talk with me about the project and how you might get involved in these events. 

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Alan Kennedy, FUTURES Project Assistant

My role is to assist in coordinating FUTURES, the European Researchers’ Night in September 2018. Come and talk with me about planning your public engagement activities and I can offer suggestions, creative ideas and find the best way get your research out there on the day.

Email: alan.kennedy@bristol.ac.uk

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Ellie Hart, PERFORM training facilitator

My role is to facilitate the training of PhD and Early Career Researchers who are taking part in the PERFORM project and support their participation in workshops in secondary schools. Come and talk with me about the training that we offer.

Email: ellen.hart@bristol.ac.uk