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

Dementia Research Chatathon LIVE

 7th September from 9.00am to 9.00pm  

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Organiser Adam Smith, one of the people behind the NIHR Dementia Researcher service, hopes to raise awareness of some of the work being undertaken to help prevent, diagnose, care, treat and understand Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and to raise much needed funding for Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK). He will be chatting with 55 researchers from all fields of dementia research, using video chat – live streamed using Zoom and YouTube

Wellcome centre launches new mentorship programme with In2science

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The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) embarks on a new partnership with In2science, launching its pilot mentorship programme for PhD students.

Ensnared – The Inescapable Reality of Fatigue

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Conversation, digital artworks and installation exploring the reality of living with post stroke fatigue.  Bloomsbury Festival, 23rd October 2020, 11-12

Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging Public Engagement Awards 2020 

The Centre celebrates three outstanding contributions.

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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

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

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