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Newham Youth Map: a new digital resource for young people

Caroline Francis17 March 2021

This blog post is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. The article has been written by Mariana Faty Embalo and Irshad Chutoo who share their experiences of creating Newham Youth Map with Leah Lovett and Duncan Hay from UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis.   The […]

Co-designing services for young east Londoners during COVID-19 and beyond.

Caroline Francis10 March 2021

This article has been written by Diana Hysenaj and David Adesanya, two young people from east London, and is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. This project was supported with funding from UCL East as part of Listen and Respond. Fuse is a co-design project […]

Windrush Cricket – uncovering a hidden history

Caroline Francis4 March 2021

This article has been written by Montaz Marché, Research Assistant for Windrush Cricket and is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The project was supported with funding from UCL East as part of the Community Engagement Seed Fund. It is difficult to put […]

Covid-19’s effects on Diverse Ethnic Communities: a deeper understanding through co-production

Caroline Francis23 February 2021

This blog post is part of a new series exploring what UCL Community Engagement work has looked like during the Covid-19 pandemic. This article has been written by Suzy Kirby, Marketing/Communications Lead at Money A+E. The project was supported with funding from UCL Culture and UCL East as part of Listen and Respond. Prosperity: How […]

Performing Health: One year on.

helencraig25 November 2020

This blog has been written by Public Engagement Manager, Helen Craig, about her experiences supporting Performing Health, part of the Performance Lab programme which brings together artists, researchers, and students to explore how performance can animate research. It’s bittersweet to remember the Performing Health symposium held by UCL Culture almost a year ago. So many […]

Humans Make Plastic…and then what?!

Briony Fleming25 July 2019

This Blog has been written by Camilla Brendon, a London based artist. Currently in residency at Chisenhale Studios in Tower Hamlets. Camilla worked with the Community Engagement team on a project, looking at plastics and sustainability in 2018. She tells us about what has happened since. I started working with UCL in 2018 when I […]

Science in the shrubbery

Briony Fleming28 May 2019

This post has been written by Dr.Hayley Pye who is a Research Associate in the Centre for Molecular Innovation. Last august; thinking ourselves well organised and ready to ‘communicate some science’, a group of friends and colleagues took ourselves off to Einstein’s Garden. Einstein’s garden is full of scientists and science stalls – all hidden […]

Make an Impression: From Conception to Realisation

e.edem-jordjie21 May 2019

This blog has been written by Edinam Edem-Jordjie, a STEP Intern with the UCL East Community Engagement Team.  (STEP) ping into place In the North Cloisters, from the 12th April until the 24th May, UCL Culture presents ‘Make an Impression: Prints from East London schools’. A new exhibition featuring 90 small scale black and white […]

Fun and games can prevent diabetes

Briony Fleming14 May 2019

This Blog has been written by Joanna Morrison, Senior Research Associate in the Institute for Global Health, and this project has taken place with funding from The Wellcome Trust, and additional support from a UCL Culture Beacon Bursary award. On February 22nd and 23rd the dusty public park of Bara Bigha in Janakpur was transformed […]

“It did mean a lot”: What public engagement with teenage mothers taught us about our research.

Briony Fleming7 May 2019

This blog has been written by Dr. Katie Harron, Senior Lecturer and Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow based in the Child Health Informatics Group. Around 20,000 babies are born to teenage mothers in England each year (about 1 in every 25 births). Teenage mothers face a number of challenges, including lower levels of education, less stable […]