Holly shares her thoughts on the positive impact engagement and involvement have had on her work – and the benefits of being creative! My name is Holly, and I’m a PhD student at University College London in the Institute of Epidemiology & Healthcare, funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR). Here, I […]
Archive for the 'Schools Engagement' Category
The following blog has been written by Sara Brouwer (Institute of Making), Fiona Dear (The Restart Project), Ben Littlefield (UCL Engagement) and Rupy Kaur Matharu (Mechanical Engineering Researchers Society). The UCL Repair Café that took place on 17th February 2022 was a collaboration between the Institute of Making, UCL Engagement, Dean Sully and volunteers from […]
When I was asked to write this blog post about my public engagement journey, I was both honoured and reluctant. Honoured, because this is a fantastic opportunity to share my journey with you all. Reluctant, because I still feel like a rubber dingy trying to navigate a treacherous ocean in the dark (the ocean, of […]
Gorillas and Frogs: The use of 3D printed replica objects for handling in schools during the pandemicJordan Abankwah11 August 2021
This article has been written by Schools Engagement Manager, Emma Bryant, who is dedicated to working with schools in the vicinity of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Because of the pandemic the School’s Engagement Programme for the UCL Museums had to be a radically adapted. The UCL museums closed and schools were having to embrace […]
As the country enters its third national lockdown and with schools set to be closed until February half-term or longer, we have an exciting new project to help students stay engaged with learning at home.
Calling on UCL academic and professional staff to sign up to our new online Schools Engagement project ‘Ask the Expert’. This article has been written by STEP trainee, Caroline Francis. ‘Ask the Experts’ is an online project that aims to reconnect secondary school pupils with creative learning and help them discover more about different subjects […]
As part of a series looking at museum work that happens outside the public eye, we asked one of our longstanding workshop leaders about their experiences using different collections with primary school children. Sarah Dhanjal was an undergraduate and graduate student at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology and went on to a career working in engagement […]
This post is the third in a series on the Bio-robotics and Animal Movement Project, which is part of an outreach programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London. This article is written by Zhi-Cheng Wong, an undergraduate student on the BASc (Arts and Sciences) programme. She joined the Bio-Robotics and Animal Movement Schools […]
This post is the second home animation activity created by Taylor Jack Smith, UCL alumni of the Slade School of Fine Art. In this blog Taylor discusses how to make a 3D animation using a smart phone and materials around your house.
This post is the seventh in a series on the Printmaking Project, which is part of an outreach programme for secondary schools and colleges in east London. It focuses on the process of digitising the exhibition and is written by Shared Training an Employment Programme (STEP) trainee Mohammed Rahman.