Inquiry into the History of Eugenics at UCL
On 28 February 2020, as the Inquiry's report and recommendations were published, UCL announced a range of measures aimed at acknowledging and addressing the university’s historical links with the eugenics movement. As a next step, UCL established a working group to consider the university's response to the recommendations. On 7 January 2021, UCL issued a UCL issued a formal public apology for its history and legacy of eugenics, as part of a range of actions to acknowledge and address its historical links with the eugenics movement.
Find out more below about the inquiry and follow-up activities.
A number of programmes are now underway, including:
Watch this space for more upcoming events:
- 25 Apr 23 - Reparative futures of education, by the ELEP team
- 12 Jun 23 - The Work and Legacies of Charles Thomas Newton