Five Good Reasons to Engage

Five Benefits of Public Engagement

Increase the profile of your research

Generate access to a wider audience through media publicity, high profile events and unanticipated outcomes.

Ensure research reflects community needs

Enrich and explore research directions or to reflect public views and ethical concerns.

Build external collaboration capacities

Position the University as a cultural engagement hub through academic and non-academic partners involved in public engagement projects.

Enhance personal skills

Enhance creativity, teaching, writing and leadership through design and delivery of public engagement projects.

Enhance the competitiveness of the University

Delivery on the key commitments of the University's Aberdeen 2040 strategy through the support of embedded engagement within research proposals.