Friday, 1 February 2008

Public engagement endeavours should be rewarding

Jack Stilgoe (Demos) follows up on the comments from John Denham about the importance of rewarding public engagement. The article for THES describes a scientific community in which public engagement in now encouraged, using the launch of the 'Beacons for Public Engagement' as an example, but as yet unrewarded. The proposed REF with its narrower focus is cited as a hinderance to increasing levels of public engagement work.

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