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A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 3

Caroline Francis4 August 2020

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 […]

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 2

Caroline Francis1 July 2020

This post is the second 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.

“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 […]

Talking Taboo: Public engagement on sensitive topics

ucwetca15 November 2017

How to facilitate conversations around potentially sensitive, controversial or personal subjects is a common concern that the UCL Public Engagement Unit often encounters. Some of the most successful engagement¬†comes from talking about topics that are difficult or have not yet been addressed – but doing it in an empathetic way needs planning and can be […]