Institute for Global Health


IGH News & Events

Students and academics from across the university, policymakers and members of the public attend our lively series of global health symposia addressing controversial and topical subjects. IGH also coordinates the annual UCL Lancet Lecture and other high-profile conferences and events. 

To keep up to date on upcoming global health news and events, sign up to our newsletter. To view videos, photos and articles from previous events please visit the previous events page.

Lancet Lecture 2016 - Save the Date!

The outgoing Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 UCL Lancet Lecture taking place on Wednesday 16 November.

Mrs Figueres, a Costa Rican diplomat who was a leading force behind the Paris climate change agreement, will speak on health and climate change.

IGH Senior Promotions 2016

It is our pleasure to announce the results of the UCL senior promotions process, and the fantastic news that four academics from IGH will be promoted with effect from 1 October 2016.

Global Health Day 2016

On 18 April 2016, the inaugural Global Health Day celebrations highlighted the breadth of 'Global Health in Action' – both here at UCL and further afield – embracing the mix of priorities, disciplines and ideas needed to shape the future of our global communities. 

IGH Awarded Athena SWAN Bronze

We are delighted to announce that in 2015 IGH was awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award! The awards recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.