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Latest Human Wellbeing News

The human habenula (in red, 3 mm diameter), in which activation tracked the degree to which electric shocks were anticipated

The bit of your brain that signals how bad things could be

Published: Jul 29, 2014 12:28:00 PM

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Gene variant linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism

Published: Jul 22, 2014 10:11:00 AM

Partners Too

Partners of miscarriage sufferers ‘ignored’

Published: Jul 21, 2014 3:46:33 AM




UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing (GCHW): Getting Involved

We send an occasional short email newsletter featuring upcoming events related to the UCL GCHW, as well as other opportunities for you to get involved.

If you are interested, use the link to the mailing list to subscribe:

Central to the UCL GCHW is our engagement with policymakers, practitioners, business, NGOs, opinion formers, prospective students and other academics.

There are also many different opportunities for you to actively engage with and inform our work on social and cultural diversity in its many forms. These include:

Research

Research – in numerous interdisciplinary groups as well as in departments across 10 academic faculties. Examples of interdisciplinary research initiatives supported by GCHW include, for example, the UCL CRUCIBLE Centre for Lifelong Health & Wellbeing.

Education

Hundreds of undergraduate and graduate (research and taught) programmes – including those in:

  • Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Chinese Health & Humanity
  • Classics
  • Cognitive & Decision Sciences
  • Culture, Materials & Design
  • History of Art
  • Human Evolution & Behaviour
  • Language & Culture
  • Lifelong Health & Wellbeing
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology.

Enterprise

UCL Enterprise – including:

  • UCL Advances, which stimulates the culture of entrepreneurship and business interaction and brings business and UCL together
  • UCL Business, which maximises the commercial value of UCL’s intellectual property assets and carries out commercial transactions
  • UCL Consultants, who help provide access to the wealth of expertise at UCL and manage bespoke consultancy contracts

Events

Events – including public lectures, symposia and workshops, and exhibitions and events at our eight museums and collections.

Global Citizenship

Global citizenship – the ways in which we seek to prepare our students to respond to the intellectual, social and personal challenges that they will encounter throughout their lives and careers.

The UCL Public Engagement Unit – encouraging two-way communication between staff and external groups.

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