UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Public Engagement

Public engagement at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology happens across many of our research groups, departments and teams. Our researchers and educators use diverse, creative and exciting activities and techniques to communicate their ideas to all audiences.

News and events

It's All Academic festival: Saturday 5th October 2019

It’s All Academic - the Festival is back for its third year and it’s bigger and better than ever before. Go behind the scenes at UCL, quiz leading academics and get hands-on with some of our most exciting work at our fun, free and interactive one day Festival for all ages and interests.

Bloomsbury Festival: 11-20th October 2019

Testing Situations – Created Out of Mind, 19th October 2019: A drop-in exhibition and series of events, including screenings of the ‘Neva’, a film made in collaboration with members of Rare Dementia Support groups and researchers at UCL Dementia Research Centre as part of the Created Out of Mind Residency at Wellcome Collection.

Promoting Queen Square Brain Bank at UCL ARUK network public engagement event August 2019

ARUK public engagement stand

Green Man festival August 2019

Wellcome Centre for Human Neuromaging showcased some of their research with electromagnetic fields and OPM helmets!

Green Man festival

MND Engage

The first MND Engage event was held on the 23rd July 2019 at the Francis Crick Institute. For the first time, along with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association) we brought together several London laboratories working on motor neuron disease (including the Patani Lab), patients and carers, to explore innovative strategies of public engagement in MND.

MND Engage event

Spotlight on....

In2science Placement Program 2019

in2 science program students

For the second year in a row, the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) hosted 6 In2Science students for 2 weeks.


Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging Public Engagement awards April 2019