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Free Open History Talk – Gareth Jones & Ukraine | Supporting Ukraine DEC Appeal

FREE EVENT| Weds 27th April 2022 | 6pm-7:30pm

Join us for an open history talk, led by archaeologist Naomi Field (editor of Gareth Jones’ biography More Than a Grain of Truth) and political scientist Dr Edwin Bacon (University of Lincoln School of Social and Political Science).

Discover the story of how a Welsh journalist exposed Stalin’s genocidal Ukrainian famine in 1930’s Europe. 

Reserve your place now. Full details and tickets availble HERE.

Being Human 2022: Call for activity proposals

The PEARL Team is seeking proposals for public engagement with research activities to be delivered as part of the Being Human festival 2022. Proposals are welcome from all staff and postgraduate students. 

Deadline for proposals: 5pm, Monday 25 April 2022.

Click here for more information. If you’d like to submit a proposal, or contact us to discuss it further, please email pearl@lincoln.ac.uk.

Apply now! Activity Grants 2022

Applications are now open for the 2022 PEARL Activity Grants scheme! 

The scheme offers funding of up to £1,000 to University of Lincoln staff and postgraduate students to support the development and delivery of public engagement with research activity.

We are looking to fund creative proposals that will utilise fun and interactive methods to deliver high quality engagement between researchers and the public. 

Deadline for submissions: 11:59pm, Sunday 20th March, 2022.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Submit your articles NOW for Discover Issue 4

The call for contributions to this year’s annual review of public engagement with research activity is now open! We are keen to receive contributions from across the university, representing a broad range of projects and activity from all Colleges and subject areas.

For full details and to submit your article to Discover: Issue 4, CLICK HERE.

Submission deadline is 5pm, Wednesday 19th January 2022.

BOOK NOW! Being Human 21 events go live!

The Being Human festival is coming to Lincoln 11th-20th November! 

Check out all of this years FREE events over on the Being Human Lincoln Hub page.

Lincoln’s programme of events will aim to reconnect and refresh the ways in which local people think about culture and heritage across Lincolnshire. Residents are invited to discover some of the voices, stories and histories of the region through events including tile making workshops inspired by medieval archaeological excavations, a pop-up museum celebrating and commemorating British-Caribbean history, and much, much more!

Lincoln to host Being Human Hub 2021

PEARL is delighted to announce that we have successfully been awarded funding to delivery an exciting programme of events across Lincolnshire as part of this year’s Being Human Festival!

Lincoln’s programme of events will aim to reconnect and refresh the ways in which local people think about culture and heritage across Lincolnshire. Residents are invited to discover some of the voices, stories and histories of the region through events including tile making workshops inspired by medieval archaeological excavations, a pop-up museum celebrating and commemorating British-Caribbean history, and much, much more!

PEARL Conference 2021 | 1pm-4pm Thurs 24th June

REGISTER NOW!

The PEARL team are delighted to invite staff,students and guests to the 4th annual PEARL Conference. Join us in a celebration and showcase of the wonderful variety of engaged research activities taking place at Lincoln. It’s a great opportunity to get a flavour of the work being carried out by our talented UoL staff and students, make new connections and find inspiration. 

Register now to stay updated and to receive the conference programme and full joining instructions. See our main conference page for more details

2021 PER Skills Training now open for booking

Booking for our annual programme of Public Engagement with Research skills training is now live! This year, we’ve also added a new module on digital engagement.

1. Introduction to Public Engagement with Research | 1pm-4pm, Wednesday 19th May 2021

2. Audiences and Publics | 1pm-4pm, Thursday 27th May 2021

3. Activity Planning | 1pm-3pm, Thursday 3rd June 2021

4. Digital Approaches to Engagement | 1pm-4pm, Thursday 10th June 2021

5. Evaluation | 1pm-4pm, Wednesday 17th June 2021

For full details of each course and how to book, visit our training page HERE

Grants Deadline Extended

The deadline for applications to our annual Activity Grants scheme has been extended!

The new deadline for submissions is 5pm, Friday 12th March 2021

We’ve also made additional 1-to-1 and drop-in advice sessions available. 

For full details, visit our grants page, HERE.