We actively engage with the world outside Higher Education in many ways and we are always open to new ideas of working with the wider community.

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Our academics generate knowledge and achieve impact in close collaboration with numerous organisations, institutions and individuals, regionally, nationally and internationally. Explore our research and knowledge exchange.

The University subscribes to the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement's Manifesto for Public Engagement. Find out more about the Manifesto.

OUT NOW: Winchester Research News, our new research and knowledge exchange newsletter for all

Building on the success of the well established Research and Engagement News, we are delighted to present Winchester Research News (WReN), our refreshed and rebranded newsletter celebrating research, public engagement and knowledge exchange across the University.

Read it online: Winchester Research News No. 1, January 2019

We also produce monthly Research Roundups; explore our News pages to find out more.

Public talks, seminars, workshops and lectures

Mostly free and always fascinating, we offer a wealth of public engagement events throughout the year. In addition, we host high-profile national events such as the annual Winchester Writers' Festival (photo below) and Peacejam UK, to name but a few.

To book your place at one of our public engagement events, browse our Events Calendar.

The University of Winchester Writers' Festival 2018 welcomed author Patrick Gale, pictured with Vice-Chancellor Prof. Joy Carter, Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange Prof. Kate Adams and then WWF Director Judith Heneghan

The University of Winchester Writers' Festival 2018 welcomed author Patrick Gale, pictured left to right with Vice-Chancellor Prof. Joy Carter, Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange Prof. Kate Adams and then WWF Director Judith Heneghan.

Images of Research exhibition

For our inaugural Images of Research exhibition in 2017, academics and PhD students were invited to submit an image and 200 words to communicate the essence of their research. 

Images of Research 2018, hosted by the Winchester Discovery Centre, reflected our commitment to making a difference. True to our values, our research benefits a wide range of groups, from Gypsie communities and young carers to children from military service families and children with disabilities. The exhibition also highlighted other notable research strengths at the University of Winchester, such as history and archaeology, responsible management, and sport science.

Showcasing research at Winchester: Images of Research exhibition 2018 on display in Winchester Discovery Centre

Explore the Images of Research 2017 online exhibition

Explore the Images of Research 2018 online exhibition

Contact us 

For further information or general enquiries, contact the University's Research & Engagement Officer: email or phone +44 (0)1962 827207.

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On Saturday 10 November 2018 the University commemorated the 115 fallen World War I soldiers who are buried in Winchester's historic West Hill Cemetery. A ceremony took place at the Cross of Sacrifice attended by University, local council, church and military representatives. Afterwards the names of all the 115 men were displayed at the University, which also hosted a programme of talks and an exhibition on the cemetery. Explore the photo gallery