UCL Unit for Stigma Research (UCLUS)
UCLUS was formally launched in February 2018 with support from the Wellcome Trust [Grant 210670/Z/18/Z].
UCLUS was established as a new hub for innovation in research and theory production in the stigma field and to build capacity for high quality research in this field. We cross traditional boundaries between stigmatised conditions and disciplines, with a particular focus on stigma associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health problems, and ageing. Co-production with users and potential beneficiaries of research is at the heart of everything we do. Our current research falls into three broad areas: