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Beacons for Public Engagement

Beacons for Public Engagement are university-based collaborative centres to help support, recognise, reward and build capacity for public engagement work across the UK. Together with our partners, the UK funding councils and the Wellcome Trust, we are investing into this initiative in order to support a step-change in recognition for public engagement across the higher education sector. There are six Beacons around the UK, and one National Co-ordinating Centre.

An independent review of the Beacons has now been carried out by People Science and Policy. A copy of the full evaluation is available here  with the attached appendices here

The Beacons were asked to provide final reports and evaluations to document the lessons they learned. These can be accessed here.


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