News and events
Find out about news and activities across the department including events, research updates, publications and more.
STEaPP in Conversation
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
On Tuesday 20 November, Norman Lamb, Chair of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, held the first evidence session of its Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending inquiry.
Published: Nov 23, 2018 3:52:36 PM
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
Today Lloyd’s of London releases its latest innovation report featuring the work of UCL researchers Dr Leonie Tanczer, Dr Ine Steenmans, Dr Irina Brass, and Dr Madeline Carr. The research is part of UCL STEaPP’s Digital Policy Lab and its Futures and Foresight efforts, and was run in collaboration with the PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub.
Published: Nov 19, 2018 3:26:21 PM
Read about the Departments programme of events at the Bloomsbury Festival on Saturday 20 October as written by Emilia Smeds - a PhD student at STEaPP and a member of STEaPP's City Leadership Laboratory.
Published: Nov 8, 2018 4:40:17 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
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
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
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
Intern Presentations on Cyber Security, Choreographing the City, Urban Science Policy and Foresight in Public Policy
· Cyber Security - Understanding the UK cyber security policy landscape
Published: Jul 3, 2018 3:35:42 PM