Examples of Outreach and PE activities

Check some examples of public engagement activities

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I'm an Engineer. Get me out of here!

I’m an Engineer is an online, student-led STEM enrichment activity, in which students chat with real engineers, in real-time, ask any questions they like and vote for their favourite engineers.

Petros Papapanagiotou was voted a favourite engineer in 2017.

Verna Dankers, CDT in NLP student, participated in a sister competition (I'm a Scientist) in 2020 and you can read her account below.

More on their website

I'm an Engineer in 60 seconds

Verna Dankers on I'm a Scientist

The Bright Club

From the research field to a comedy club. Academic turn stand-up comedians talk about their research with a dose of occasionally inappropriate jokes. Our own Phil Wadler is a pro stand up comedian and a number of our students performed too.

The Bright Club's YouTube channel

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We Need to Talk about AI

A series of public discussions inviting insightful speakers from across disciplines including informatics, humanities, and social sciences with the aim to have an informed debate with a variety of perspectives on the important topics concerning advances in AI and modern technology.

More about the series

Other opportunities

We publish a list of latest opportunity in INF NEWS - the School of Informatics Newsletter.