Tips and resources
Finding your audience
- Public engagement: a practical guide. A five-step approach to public engagement by the NHS National Institute for Health Research and Sense about Science. This is a practical guide for researchers on involving the public in working out how to communicate findings - from the earliest stages of projects, and on the most challenging of subjects. Starting point is medical research, but the steps are applicable to any research subject.
- Target audience: deepening your understanding (pdf). Some useful tips on how to deepen your understanding of the audience you wish to engage with. By the British National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement.
- How to evaluate public engagement projects and programmes (pdf). A brief guidance by the British National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement, mentioning possible outcomes and ways of gathering evidence.
- Evaluation: Practical Guidelines. A guide for evaluating public engagement activities (pdf), 2011. By UK Research and Innovation.