Resources for public engagement
Our public engagement activities share the joy of physics, highlighting its impact on society and the opportunities it provides for all.
Here you’ll find ideas for activities and resources, as well as ways to evaluate your public engagement and possibilities for funding.
Whether you’re a physicist looking to develop your public engagement skills or a public engagement practitioner looking to run an event, the following resources will help you share your passion for physics.
Here are some ideas and resources to get you started when planning your own outreach activities. They can be adapted to suit different audiences, venues and the amount of time you have available.
Several organisations, including the IOP, have grant schemes that could help to finance your physics-based outreach activity. For more information about individual schemes, please contact the relevant organisation directly.
This isn't an exhaustive list so please do search for other available funding opportunities.
Evaluation is an essential part of any public engagement activity. It allows you to see what has been successful and what can be improved.
You may find the following IOP evaluation reports useful when doing your own evaluations:
Here is a list of resources to help you evaluate your project but it isn’t exhaustive, so please do search for other evaluation resources.
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