UCL Public Policy


Policy events

UCL Public Policy and many UCL departments organise events relevant to public policy.

UCL Public Policy events

Science and the Future of Cities

Urban policy and urban science are at a critical juncture. Many policymakers and scientists gathered for a once-in-twenty-years opportunity of the Habitat III summit that launched the UN’s New Urban in Quito in October 2016 both reiterated how this momentous occasion was flawed by poor science-policy interfaces. Science, as argued in Nature, is “disparate, marginalized and ill-prepared to interact effectively with global policy”, whilst as other argued evidence-based policymaking is “dysfunctional in many parts of the world.”

Starts: Jul 5, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Departmental events

Many UCL departments organise events relevant to public policy: