Engaging policy makers and publics: the value of bringing people and ideas together

September 9, 2019

by Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE, Newcastle University and Carnegie UK Trust Trustee

University research is highly trusted and prized - but it sometimes needs a bit of help to leap out of ivory tower windows, onto policy makers’ desks and into peoples’ lives. Most academics want t...

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Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others

August 22, 2019

By Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others Our Engaging Libraries Phase 2 programme is currently open for applications for public libraries across the UK. This blog descr...

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Designing good public engagement: participation with purpose

August 6, 2019

by Georgina Bowyer, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This blog is part of a series designed to support potential applicants to the Engaging Libraries programme .  Engaging Libraries provides funding and support to UK public libraries to run publi...

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Libraries and researchers: creating engaging partnerships

July 22, 2019

By Sophie Duncan, Deputy Director, NCCPE

This blog is part of a series designed to support potential applicants to the Engaging Libraries programme .  Engaging Libraries provides funding and support to UK public libraries to run publi...

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Engaging Libraries: bringing people, public libraries and researchers together to explore health, society and culture

June 12, 2019

By Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

What would it mean to the people your library service serves if they had the opportunity to connect with research on health, society and culture, in a safe space, on a topic that was meaningful to the...

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