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

Provost's Public Engagement awards

Nominations are now open for the Provost’s Awards for Public Engagement 2020. The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 5 February 2020. Guidance notes and nominations formsAwards ceremony: Wednesday 27 May 2020;  Jeremy Bentham Room.

Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives

Starts again on 10th Feb. This free online course explores how we can harness the arts enhance the lives of people experiencing #ementias

Professor Rickie Patani profiled in Lancet Neurology

Dr Rickie Patani

The profile emphasises the importance of family, public engagement, and improving the public understanding of research, including his Lab's work on human-induced pluripotent stem cell models.

picture your OCD logo
The “Picture Your OCD” project aims to raise awareness of OCD, and is part of a larger interaction between researchers at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging and artist from London, called the ‘Dear World Project‘. The final piece will be displayed at the Dear World Exhibition at Stour Space in Hackney Wick in February 2020.


The Many Faces of Dementia

This free online four-week course will give you a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four of the less commonly diagnosed forms of dementia.

Next start date: 20th January 2020

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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.

The Volysnki Lab (DCEE) also hosted a student for 2 weeks.