Dr Muki Haklay, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
UCL is one of the biggest centres for biomedical research in the UK, and continues to grow. The university has a clear public mission and an ambition to engage with local communities, and consequently links must be made between the local communities in Euston and King’s Cross and the university’s biomedical community.
a series of workshops, the mapping perceptions project will explore how
UCL is viewed by the local community, and how UCL researchers view the
Building on the workshop discussions, artist Neal
White will develop two unique guided tours. Participating UCL
researchers will guide local participants around some of UCL’s research
facilities, and the people who are involved from outside the university
will guide UCL researchers on a tour of the local area. Through this
process, the project aims to challenge the perceptions identified in the
In a final exhibition, visitors will be able to access maps and visual photos generated by participants during the workshops and tours. Discussion events at the exhibition will provide an opportunity for all participants to meet again and discuss the issues that came to the fore during the exercise, making recommendations for ongoing engagement between UCL and the local community.
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