Brain Sciences



Find out about the many ways UCL can support you to ensure your work has impact.

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UCL Public Policy

UCL Public Policy offer a range of support for engagement between academic researchers and public policy professionals. This includes:

  • Funding
  • Opportunities to participate in policy-focused activities
  • Advice, guidance, and training
  • Support for researcher-led policy engagement

UCL Policy Lab

The UCL Policy Lab brings together ideas, individuals and institutions in a unique collaborative method to understand and tackle the challenges facing communities in the UK and around the world.

The Lab team, led by former political speechwriter and think tank head, Marc Stears, offers world-class support and training in developing strategies for policy influence and impact.

UCL Consultants

UCL Consultants help UCL staff find, develop and deliver external consultancy work. Their aim is to make the experience of conducting academic consultancy as easy as possible. They take care of the legal and financial aspects, leaving you free to focus on your expertise.

UCL Innovation and Enterprise

UCL Innovation and Enterprise supports academics with the development of industry partnerships, consultancies, funding and commercialisation opportunities.

Faculty of Brain Sciences MarComms team

The Faculty of Brain Sciences MarComms team works with academics and colleagues in VPEE and UCL internal communications to raise the profile of UCL’s research and its impact. The team can support with communicating research findings to broader audiences and advise on best practice.

Contact: fbs.news@ucl.ac.uk 

Research Coordination Office for Life and Medical Sciences

The Research Coordination Office for Life and Medical Sciences works to support and promote cross-disciplinary research communities and collaborations, increase the success of research funding applications and develop UCL’s health-related research strategies.

UCL Co-Production Collective and Public Engagement

The UCL Co-Production Collective and Public Engagement team works with individuals and organisations including universities, charities, funders, NHS bodies, local authorities, housing associations and grassroots groups on public engagement initiatives.

UCL East Community Engagement

The UCL East Community Engagement Seed Fund is a small grants funding round for UCL staff and post graduate research students. It is designed to support the development of engagement activities and partnership opportunities with east London communities.

Sustainable Development Goals Team

UCL is seeking to maximise the impact it is having on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by promoting the activities of our staff in this area.

Find out about the impactful research within the Faculty of Brain Sciences