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A very engaging summer: public engagement in east London

Briony Fleming31 July 2018

We have had a hugely busy summer in east London. £100m secured for UCL East as part of East Bank On the 5th June the Mayor of London, Saddiq Khan, hosted an event to launch of East Bank (formally the Cultural Education District) where we received final confirmation of the commitment of £100m capital funding […]

2018 Funded Projects

ucwetca27 July 2018

Congratulations to all of our funded projects for our recent Beacon Bursaries and Train and Engage rounds. We had some fantastic applications, and both panels were forced to make some tough decisions in deciding where our limited funding could go. We are delighted to be working with colleagues from every school at UCL on these […]

Muted – The Power Of Symbolism Through Textile

Lizzy Baddeley17 July 2018

This blog is written by Sharon Brooks, Event Manager at UCL Culture. Sharon led on the Textile 100 Event at the Olympic Park Stratford in 2018. The handkerchief was a powerful symbol of camaraderie and identity in the past. Women sought social change through the language of textiles. Inmates’ signatures and the struggle were inscribed, […]

Public engagement at UCL: Stepping stones to the future

ucwetca6 July 2018

At the 10th Anniversary Provost’s Awards for Public Engagement, the Provost launched a formal call to the UCL community to join a conversation about where we want to take public engagement at UCL by 2028. He has invited Laura Cream, Head of Public Engagement, to meet him in Spring 2019 to share the Top Ten […]

The Co-pro Pilots are here! Funding available from the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research

ucjunhu2 July 2018

Today we (you, me and everyone else who wants to be involved!), are launching the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research Pilots. Exciting times! Doubly exciting because today is the start of National Co-production Week ‘Nothing about us without us’ brought to you by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). As you may already […]