Public Engagement

Leicester is signed up to the NCCPE’s Manifesto for Public Engagement, and has recently reaffirmed its commitment as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility agenda as ‘PROUD of Leicester’ ( – Promoting health and well-being, Restoring our environment, Opening access to culture and heritage, Upskilling for the 21st century, Developing children and young people. We want to build on this initiative and will use ISSF funds to enhance PE activities, and to continue to embed PE in research across the University.

We have a well-developed PE strategy and organisational structure that includes two new posts specifically associated with this ISSF award. many excellent interdisciplinary collaborations

Public Engagement within ISSF is managed by Dr Cas Kramer, Academic Lead for Public Engagement (College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology MBSP); Dr Elizabeth Hurren (College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities) and Dr Marie Nugent, College Public Engagement Manager MBSP (

Further information about the ISSF Public Engagement Scheme


Public Engagement     Public Engagement

School children learning about the Doppler effect at the Great Central Railway, Charnwood.

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