Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Public engagement with research

Support for public engagement with research at the University of Edinburgh.

University strategy for supporting public engagement with research

About the University's public engagement with research strategy, and related strategies.


Ready-made platforms for engaging members of the public with your research.

Networking and development

Meet and learn from others involved with public engagement with research, and get time to develop your practice.


The IAD offers several courses to support the development of core public engagement skills, plus also offers responsive training for those involved in a number of our public engagement initiatives.

Stay informed

Stay informed about new public engagement opportunities, resources and training.


Useful guidance and toolkits to help you develop your public engagement activities and practice.


Useful resources in relation to ethical considerations of public engagement work.

Beltane network

About the Beltane Public Engagement Network.