Dr Maggie Leggett

Head of Public Engagement


Maggie is Head of the Centre for Public Engagement at the University of Bristol. She has 15 years of experience in different public engagement roles, including as Head of Public Engagement at one of the Government funders of research. Her interests are around dialogue with the public over controversial issues, such as the use of animals in research and GM technology. Her research background is in genetics.

Maggie is leading on public engagement within the SPHERE project, working closely with the user design leads, our community partners including Knowle West Media Centre and ably assisted by Ben Meller.