We will be holding 'Introduction to UCL Consultants' lunchtime lecture on November 07th (at 309 Roberts Building) This course will cover the definition of consultancy, UCL policies related to consultancy, and the administrative process for consultancy activity at UCL. The course is designed for any academics, researchers, or professional services staff whose duties may involve consultancy or supporting consultancy projects. No advance registration is required.
This will be followed up by our 'Consultancy Skills Workshop' on Wednesday, November 15th, from 2-5pm. This course is open to academic staff members who are or will be undertaking consultancy activity, and will provide an introduction to relevant skills, including planning and scoping projects, risk identification and management, relationship management, and commercial awareness. This course has limited enrolment. Please note that this course requires attendees to have attended the “Introduction to UCL Consultants” course
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Professor Rose Luckin is the Dr Who of AI in education. Schools and universities will be transformed over the next 10 to 15 years by the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). No one has done more visionary work than Rose Luckin, Professor at UCL’s Institute of Education in the field of learning sciences, educational technology and AI. AI will personalise learning and provide the biggest revolution yet seen in the provision of high quality and individual education for all. “What we are very interested in is the right blend of human and artificial intelligence in the classroom – identifying that sweet spot,” she says.
The UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences (UCL CFS) has scooped a Bronze Lion in the Design and Typography category at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. Their winning campaign, made in collaboration with Ogilvy & Mather London, aims to crowdfund £1m for a world-class forensic evidence research laboratory and expose the surprisingly common yet critical problem of the misinterpretation of forensic science evidence.
Twenty seven innovative projects at UCL have received funding totalling £264,264 in the third round of Knowledge Exchange and Innovation funding for 2017.