The RSE Public Engagement Committee advises on developing and delivering all RSE public engagement activity. Meetings are chaired by the Vice President for Public Engagement and Young People’s Programme Convenor. The membership comprises Fellows and Young Academy of Scotland members with expertise in public engagement across a wide range of disciplines.
To advise on the development and delivery of all RSE public engagement activity. Within that overall purpose, the committee’s tasks are to:
Consider and advise on all RSE public engagement activities to ensure they complement each other and align with the RSE’s strategic plan and public engagement strategy
Consider and advise on identifying and targeting the diverse audiences to be served by the RSE’s public engagement activities
Consider and advise on the relationship between public engagement activities and other RSE activities, such as policy engagement
Support the development and effective delivery of a rolling programme of public engagement activities through advising on approaches and suggesting potential contributors and partners
Monitor and advise as required on any changes to ensure the successful delivery of the programme
Consider and decide the recipient(s) of RSE public engagement prizes.
The committee will be guided by the Programme Committee on resources, priorities, strategic fit and links with other work.
- Meeting frequency: Normally meets on a quarterly basis.
- Committee quorum: Four members, including the Convener or a Member of Council.
- Reports to: RSE Council. Convener is responsible for signing off submissions and external engagement by the Committee. RSE General Secretary is responsible for signing off Committee responses on behalf of the Society.
- Budgetary responsibility: To remain within the budget as set by Council. If projects or initiatives arise which would go beyond this, a case must be presented to the Council or appropriate Office Bearer with delegated powers for approval.
The Public Engagement Committee play a key role in the RSE programme of events and the Young People’s programme.
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