Competition Finalist - Public Engagement Awards 2016
Georgina Binnie's Writing Back project has been shortlisted in the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement Awards. The winners will be announced on 29th November 2016.
The National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement is delighted to announce that 18 public engagement with research projects have been shortlisted in their Engage Competition 2016. From over 180 entries, there are three finalist projects in each of the six categories. The winners will be announced on 29th November 2016.
Writing Back Project
Georgina Binnie, PhD Researcher at the University of Leeds
Georgina Binnie’s project targets loneliness and social isolation in both young and older people by matching University of Leeds students as pen pals with older Yorkshire residents, and encouraging them to engage with local archives.
For information about the award please see https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/