The makings of a successful Festival event

The ESRC Festival of Social Science  aims to promote and increase awareness of social sciences and ESRC’s research, with events focused on engaging the public and young people with social science research.

With the 2016 ESRC Festival of Social Science fast approaching, Dr Christopher Deeming, Chancellor’s Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, reflects on running an event and some of the “the dos and don’ts” you may wish to consider.

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Organising a large event for the Festival of Social Science requires hard work and planning, which can sometimes feel overwhelming. But, a great starting point is to identify your audience and format, you will be able to plan your event accordingly.  Continue reading