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Tuesday 12 July 2011

The role of student volunteers in festival-based public engagement

New research for the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) reveals that the popularity of science and arts festivals in the UK is founded on the help and willingness of university student volunteers. While UK universities are active supporters of science and arts festivals for the public, festival organisers highlighted the enthusiasm and expertise of volunteers as significant factors: http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/how-we-help/our-publications

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