UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy


News and events

Find out about news and activities across the department including events, research updates, publications and more.

STEaPP in Conversation

Seminar Series

This unique series of events aims to share knowledge on hot topics and themes relating to our research with speakers from within UCL STEaPP, across the university and beyond.

Next STEaPP in Conversation event: 15/11/18 5-6pm 
with Professor Vicky Pope - Impacts of Weather and Climate: Creating Usable Science 


Click for list of STEaPP in Conversation events


UCL runs a digital security training event aimed at domestic abuse support services

Last night, UCL’s “Gender and IoT” (G-IoT) research team ran a “CryptoParty” (digital security training event) followed by a panel discussion which brought together frontline workers, support organisations, as well as policy and tech representatives to discuss the risk of emerging technologies for domestic violence and abuse. The event coincided with the upcoming International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, taking place annually on the 25th of November.

Published: Nov 23, 2018 12:09:08 PM

Researchers from the DoUbT Project took part in GEF Global Technology Needs Assessment Workshop, Thailand

Daniel Hogendoorn and Lucas Somavilla, Researchers from the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, recently took part in the The Third Round of Technology Needs Assessment (TNA III).  Implemented by UN Environment and executed by UNEP DTU it aims to assist 23 developing countries in determining their technology priorities for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. The project is funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) as part of the Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Published: Oct 19, 2018 3:21:57 PM


MPA Virtual Open Day 21 November 2018

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) is hosting a virtual open day for applicants and prospective applicants for 2019-20 entry onto any of our Master's of Public Administration degrees:

Published: Oct 17, 2018 12:53:08 PM

Gender and IoT Cryptoparty

On Thursday 22nd of November, UCL’s Gender and IoTresearch team is running a CryptoParty (a digital security training session) followed by a panel discussion with policymakers and technologists.

Published: Oct 2, 2018 12:26:17 PM

STEaPP at the Bloomsbury Festival 2018

The City Leadership Laboratory and STEaPP will be collaborating with The Bartlett and UCL Culture on a programme of events at the Bloomsbury Festival on Saturday 20th October. The theme of the festival is ‘Activism and Architects of Change’.

Published: Sep 13, 2018 10:01:32 AM

City Leadership Lab Showcase Event

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy’s City Leadership Lab are joining with collaborators, key stakeholders and external partners to share and reflect upon our achievements for the past year and outline our aspirations and goals going forward. Over 2017-2018, City Leadership Lab researchers have been involved in a wide range of research projects and policy engagement activities which will be showcased on the evening.   

Published: Sep 11, 2018 4:51:10 PM