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Public Engagement

Public engagement calculates the number of attendees at public events, and gives an indication of the wider social and cultural impact on the region or nation.

Public events are defined as those intended for attendance by the community external to the institution.  They include knowledge, facility and cultural awareness events regardless of whether the events were chargeable or free.

Events of the following types are included in Public Engagement:

  • Lectures
  • Performance arts such as music, dance and drama
  • Exhibitions such as those in galleries and museums

The following types of events are excluded from Public Engagement:

  • Open days
  • Commercial conferences


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