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.
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Spotlight on Trellis: Arbor

The Arbor programme has been created to foster an interdisciplinary approach to creative research, and to create a physical and intellectual space for the development of meaningful artistic and academic collaborations.

Artists, researchers and teams from our partners at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, UK Dementia Research Institute and UCLH National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery are paired together to spark new and interesting collaborations.


Researchers transform Parkinson’s tremors into music

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A new music album based on the tremors of people with Parkinson’s has been launched by a team of UCL researchers, to help provide relief for people with the condition.


UCL and leading charities launch Digital Hub to transform understanding of the brain’s role in OCD

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Over the past two years, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology researchers, engagement specialists and two leading OCD charities, International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and UK-based OCD Action, have collaborated with people from the OCD community to create OCD and the Brain.


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I Hear You: A Soundscape of the Unheard World of Young Onset Parkinson’s 

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11th June 2024 11 · 6 - 8pm
The work is the result of an interdisciplinary collaboration between artist Alison Carlier and neuropsychologist Dr Jennifer Foley, commissioned by the UCL IoN-DRI Trellis: Arbor knowledge-exchange programme.

    Department of Imaging Neuroscience Celebrates Annual Public Engagement Awards 2023

    Three awards were presented to recognise outstanding contributions to the strong culture of public engagement at UCL’s Department of Imaging Neuroscience on 16th June 2023

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