Dr Eimear Barrett is a Research Impact Officer for the Faculty of Medicine Health and Life Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast. She was involved in the development of the Queens’s University Engaged Research Action Plan in 2018. She previously worked as a knowledge broker for the Centre of Excellence for Public Health Northern Ireland. She has recently completed a Masters in Science Communication and Public Engagement from University of Edinburgh and is part of the organising committee of the Belfast Science Cafe. Eimear is also an alumni of the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) Public Engagement Academy.
Engaged Research: We can talk the talk but can we walk the walk? Public engagement and impact are major priorities across the Higher Education Sector. As universities we must proactively engage, both as beneficiaries of public funding and catalysts for positive change in society. Queen’s University has a long history of engaged research, however, this …
|Theme:||Impact & Public Engagement|
|Level:||Open to all|
|Speakers:||Dr Eimear Barrett, Dr Helena McElhinney, Geoff Nuttall, James Dillon|