Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll - getting creative about public engagement

Emma J. Sayer*, Helen C. Featherstone, William D. Gosling, Frazer Bird-Matthews, Sarah C. Pierce, Matthew S. Heard, Hannah Griffiths, Tom Walker, Iain J. Gould, Catherine Baxendale, Peter Fawdon, Leanne Gunn, Kate Salmon, Sophie Dixon, Holly Rogers, Alexe Rose, Sarah Dalesman, Thea Powell

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Public engagement is widely recognized as a key priority for achieving societal support for research. We spotlight creativity in public engagement as a way of reaching wider audiences and incentivising researcher involvement, demonstrating some of the possibilities with a recent initiative to engage the public with ecology at music festivals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-67
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Issue number2
Early online date30 Dec 2013
Publication statusPublished - 01 Feb 2014


  • Biological Evolution
  • Social Marketing
  • Community Participation/trends
  • Ecology/trends
  • Research/trends


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