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

Brain Imaging Virtual Work Experience: What does it take to be a brain scientist? 15 July 2021, 1:00 pm–3:30 pm

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Hear from scientists, clinicians, and engineers about collecting, processing and using brain imaging to answer fundamental questions about brain health.

Open to students aged 16-18.

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Third annual Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging Public Engagement Awards 

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Three awards were presented at an online ceremony to recognise outstanding contributions to the strong culture of public engagement at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging.

Centre gains funding to co-produce film script on awareness and dementia

A project aiming to develop a feature film exploring self-awareness in dementia has been funded by the UCL Knowledge Exchange Fund. UCL’s Dr Steve Fleming (Head of Metacognition Team),  Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging and Dr Jonathan Huntley, Division of Psychiatry will partner with Dura Films award winning film makers Will Robinson and Ed Christmas to co-develop a film script with people with Alzheimer’s and those that care for people with Alzheimer’s. The project aims to accurately depict what it is like to live with Alzheimer’s through a series of workshops inviting people to share their stories.

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.

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

This free online course explores how we can harness the arts enhance the lives of people experiencing #ementias

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Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging

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Our public engagement programme aims to empower people with neurological and psychiatric conditions to contribute to, and influence, neuroscience research, including:
  • Dear World Project
  • UCL World Stroke Day Forum
  • OPM Collaboration
  • Patterns of perception
  • MyAphasia
  • Public Engagement Awards and Grants
  • In2science