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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 […]

New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University Part 7

Mohammed Rahman22 July 2020

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.

Handling History with Sarah Dhanjal Part 3

Caroline Francis15 July 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.

New Ways of Seeing: Printmaking as an Introduction to University

Caroline Francis8 July 2020

This post is the sixth in a series about the Printmaking Project, which is part of a programme for secondary schools in east London. It is written by Nia Fekri, a final year BA student at the Slade School of Fine Art.

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.

A workshop surrounded by bones: Inspiring the next generation part 1

Caroline Francis26 June 2020

This post is the first 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.

Engagement in a time of social distancing

Briony Fleming25 March 2020

This blog was written by Helen Craig (Public Engagement Manager – SLMS) bringing together the thoughts and experiences of the whole engagement team.

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 […]

The Only Way is Ethics

helencraig16 April 2019

How did we end up bringing together 20 people to talk about ethics on a Wednesday afternoon? It started with the UCL Public Engagement Network, a bi-termly meeting which exists to bring together UCL staff and students interested in public engagement. Topics are suggested and voted on by members – and one of the most popular […]