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Embedding citizen science at UCL: Interview with ‘Institutional Leader’ Muki Haklay

Briony Fleming29 January 2019

This is an interview with Muki Haklay, as part of our series focusing on the Provost’s Awards for Public Engagement, looking at previous winners and their experiences with Public Engagement. Muki won a Provost’s Award for Public Engagement in 2018 in the category ‘Institutional Leadership’ What is your role and what does it involve? I’m […]

From Provost’s Award to brain imaging in rural Gambia: Interview with Clare Elwell

Briony Fleming21 January 2019

This is an interview with Claire Elwell, as part of our series focusing on the Provost’s Awards for Public Engagement, looking at previous winners and their experiences with Public Engagement. Claire won a Provost’s Award for Public Engagement in 2012 in the category ‘Established Career Academic/Research’ What is your role and what does it involve? […]

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 […]

Advocating Public Engagement: Can UCL be an instigator of change in the sector?

Lizzy Baddeley8 May 2018

This is the second in our series of responses to the UCL Public Engagement Unit’s 10th birthday. This blog from Iwona Bisaga, a PhD student in the Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience, suggests that UCL needs to lead by example and advocate more widely across the Higher Education sector about the importance of public engagement. Coming from […]

Are these open gates or defences?

Lizzy Baddeley23 April 2018

In the first in a series of responses to the UCL Public Engagement Unit’s 10th birthday this blog from Professor Ian Needleman (UCL Eastman Dental Institute) asks what more we can do with our physical spaces at UCL. Laura Cream in her provocative blog asks ‘Are we being ambitious enough for public engagement at UCL?’. The […]

Get that Grant: top tips for funding applications

ucwetca18 January 2018

This week we hosted our first Public Engagement Network meeting of 2018, our 10th anniversary year. As part of our celebration of this anniversary, we will be hosting Public Engagement Network meetings that broaden the conversation about what public engagement is like at UCL and what your vision is for the future of this work. […]

Are we being ambitious enough for public engagement at UCL?

ucyllcr12 January 2018

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of UCL’s Public Engagement Unit – not quite a silver or diamond jubilee –  but still a date to celebrate together, to pause and reflect on what we have collectively achieved in the last decade and to start a conversation about where we want to get to by 2028.This blog has […]

Are we being ambitious enough for public engagement at UCL?

Lizzy Baddeley9 January 2018

This blog was originally published on the UCL Culture blog. 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of UCL’s Public Engagement Unit – not quite a silver or diamond jubilee –  but still a date to celebrate together, to pause and reflect on what we have collectively achieved in the last decade and to start a conversation about […]