This guide to evaluation tends to be focused on events and research dissemination, rather than more concerted community engagement, but does offer a concise and clear introduction to evaluation, summaries of useful approaches to data gathering and analysis and planning templates.

It is an accessible guide at 35 pages in length with a clear introduction and a range of templates that can be adapted, including for monitoring events, and for producing concise case-studies of projects. It is UK focused and deals mainly with events and one-off projects but holds an extensive set of links to guidance on evaluation of science communication, community engagement, arts and heritage and health and wellbeing indicators.

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More guides to evaluating engagement can be found in the Mesh Guides to Evaluating Engagement resources category. To see how this resource fits in with the rest of Mesh's evaluation resources, and to learn how to navigate them, visit the Mesh evaluation page


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