IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Current research

The UCL Knowledge Lab researches digital technologies for learning, media and communication.
International School Children Chatting. Norma Mortenson/Pexels.

STEM education for global citizenship

A project addressing bilingual (Taiwanese-English) teaching challenges in school mathematics using innovative digital technologies.

Chef robot cooking. Image by phonlamaiphoto / Adobe Stock

CHAI - Cyber Hygiene In AI

Being Smart about Security: how we can keep safe when using smart devices in our homes.

Pills isolated on white background. Image by Piman Khrutmuang / Adobe Stock

Enabling optimal antimicrobial use in East Africa

Co-designing an information package to improve antibiotic use.

Creative photo manipulation of a portrait. Image by LUMEZIA.com / Adobe Stock.


Methodological Innovation in Digital Arts and Social Sciences.

Human Cyborg Robot by Ezume Images / Adobe Stock

Biohybrid Bodies

Understanding how biohybrid systems may affect our bodies, lives and societies.

Teacher hands turning on solar windmill energy produce switch in science class. Image: Rawpixel.com / Adobe Stock


Co-design of early STEM training and resources.

Children playing together at home. Image: Jessica West via Pexels

Play Observatory

Children’s play during the pandemic and beyond.

Child taking part in a virtual class from a computer in homeschooling


Multi-level Regional Innovation Hubs across Europe scaling digital innovation.

Human and robot fingers reaching to each other


Exploring digital touch communication.

Time lapse of exhibition. Image: Unsplash.


How interactive exhibits can enhance young children’s scientific learning.

Hands holding playstation controller. Image: JÉSHOOTS via Pexels


Disability and Community: Dis/engagement, dis/enfranchisement, dis/parity and dissent.

Woman's hands typing on a laptop

Transformative potential of MOOCs

Exploring the transformative potential of digital technologies for improving inclusion in higher education.

Unlocke game


An innovative maths and science learning activity informed by neuroscience.