Talks for Schools

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We can offer a wide variety of talks, either through a visit to the UCL campus or through one of members of staff visiting your school.  There is no charge but this does mean that we limit one talk per school, per academic year. 

To request an application form, please contact Heather in the UCL Biosciences Admissions, Marketing and Outreach Office:

Email: h.beasley@ucl.ac.uk

Tel: 0207 679 7169

Please see the table below for a list of talks that we can offer.  If there is something more specific that you would like please do contact us for advice.


Lecturer Lecture Title
Age Group
Dr Teresa Niccoli
Activity: Making DNA
Ages 7-13
 Dr Chris Taylorson
What is University?
 Primary
 Lecturer  Lecture Title
 Age Group
 Dr Margaret Mayston
A Tale of Two Cities: A Study of the nervous system function in humans
 Secondary School
 Dr Teresa Niccoli
What is Alzheimer's Disease?
 Secondary School
 Dr Greg Campbell
Studying the Brain
 Ages 12 plus
 Dr Greg Campbell
Studying Science at University
 Secondary School
Dr Chris Taylorson
Applying for Medicine at University
Years 11, 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Studying Biosciences at university
Years 10, 11, 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Studying at University College London
Year 7 upwards
Dr Chris Taylorson
Masterclasses in enzymology, DNA replication, enzymes as therapeutic agents, the wonders of the biological catalyst
Upward of year 9
Lecturer Lecture Title
Age Group
Dr Matthew Piper
Developing a Treatment for Ageing
AS/A Level
Dr Chris Taylorson
Successful university applications
Years 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Choosing the right university
Years 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
The UCAS form and the Personal Statement
Years 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Studying Molecular Biosciences at university
Years 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Student Finance
Parents, Years 12 & 13
Dr Chris Taylorson
Choosing your university and course
Years 12 & 13
Lecturer Lecture Title
Age Group
Dr Teresa Niccoli
What do our genes say about us?
All Ages
Dr Teresa Niccoli
Activity: Making DNA
7-13
Dr Chris Taylorson
UCL history and ethos
All Ages
Dr Chris Taylorson
UCL Science
All Ages
Dr Chris Taylorson
Laboratory master-class in Kitchen Sink DNA extraction
All Ages
Dr Chris Taylorson
What is university?
Primary & Years 7, 8 & 9

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