I was lucky enough to be given eight minutes to speak as part of the final plenary at the recent National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE)'s Engage conference. Taking place in Bristol on 4th and 5th December 2019, the theme of this year's event was "Disruption". The event started as it meant to go … Continue reading 8 Minutes of Honesty – Engage 2019
I wanted to write something about being an Introvert at conferences. I've just been to Engage (organised by the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement) and as usual after this event I am exhausted and not in a good way. Here are some thoughts about why... First up, people who know me often express shock … Continue reading Hello, I’m Kimberley and I’m an Introvert
Even though we have a pretty good idea what we mean when we talk about public engagement, this topic of conversation still seems to crop up on a regular basis. In her blog post on the London Public Engagement Network blog, Kimberley Freeman explores some of the potential reasons for this, its implications, and how … Continue reading What is public engagement anyway?