Institute of Education


Seminar series

The UCL Knowledge Lab monthly seminar series provides a showcase and platform for debate across the six broad strands of our work, including:

  1. Smart technologies
  2. Coding and creativity
  3. Multimodal interaction
  4. Playful learning and games
  5. Designing for diversity
  6. Digital cultures and media literacy

Follow the talks online via Twitter with #UCLKLtalks. Past seminars are available online at UCL Media Central; search for 'Knowledge Lab'.


Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held at 12:30-13:30 at the UCL Knowledge Lab, 23-29 Emerald Street, WC1N 3QS. They are followed by tea, coffee and informal discussions until 14:00.

The seminars are free to attend and all are welcome. For booking instruction for non-UCL attendees, please view the individual event pages below.

Details of the 2018-2019 series are below. Alternatively, follow UCL Knowledge Lab on Twitter or subscribe to our seminar mailing list.

Seminar series 2018-2019

Date Title Speaker
Wednesday 26 September 2018 Supporting learning of social-emotional competencies with technology Petr Slovak (UCL Interaction Centre)
Wednesday 17 October 2018 *starts at 3:30pm*
Young people’s digital practices: the question of generativity Rebecca Eynon (Oxford Internet Institute / Department of Education, University of Oxford)
Wednesday 14 November 2018 Computer programming in primary school: Setting out for a systematic approach
Ivan Kalas (Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Wednesday 5 December 2018 Game design and learning experiences Nikoleta Giannoutsou (UCL Knowledge Lab)

Past seminars



For further information or queries, please contact Laura Benton or Michelle Cannon.

See all UCL Knowledge Lab events.