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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 […]

Engagement in lockdown: A new blog series

Caroline Francis21 February 2021

Over the past year, the engagement team has worked hard to continue to support UCL researchers and staff to engage with communities, albeit in new and different ways. In this new blog series, we’ll be sharing insights from the community engagement team and those involved in projects we’ve funded, considering a variety of perspectives and […]

Learning in Lockdown: Ask the Expert has Launched

Caroline Francis6 January 2021

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.

The next STEP: my traineeship and beyond!

Briony Fleming18 November 2020

In this blog, Caroline Francis, Community Engagement and Public Art Associate in the UCL Engagement Team, shares some of her highlights of working at UCL during the STEP traineeship, and also what she’s looking forward to during the rest of her time at UCL. Last Friday marked the end of my journey on the year-long […]

Junna Begum: My first foray into Trellis 2

Caroline Francis22 October 2020

  Newly appointed Trellis 2 Project Manager, Junna Begum, reflects on her first few weeks in post.

STEPping into lockdown

Caroline Francis2 September 2020

In this blog post, STEP trainee Caroline reflects on her experience of joining UCL Culture during the Coronavirus lockdown and working with the Engagement team.

Handling History with Sarah Dhanjal part 4

Caroline Francis12 August 2020

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 […]