This blog has been written by Ben Littlefield (Public Engagement Manager – BEAMS UCL) it reflects on public engagement training delivered for the UCL internal community: undergraduates, postgraduates, academic and professional services staff over the past two years. Two years ago, we published a blog entitled ‘8 Simple (recommended) Rules for running online training’ this […]
First off, I want to start off by saying hello to everybody at UCL – my name is Jordan Abankwah, your new Community Engagement and Public Arts Trainee, courtesy of east London’s Shared Training Employment Programme (STEP) Managed by Create Jobs. I’ll be working with the Community Engagement and Public Art team at UCL, whose […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]