UCL Public Policy


UCL Science Policy podcast series

In this series of podcasts, UCL experts speak about how their research has entered the world of public policy.

UCL Public Policy produced a series of podcasts presented by Dr Jack Stilgoe and Dr Simon Lock (UCL Science & Technology Studies). They interviewed a number of UCL experts in fields from planning and the environment to healthcare and philosophy, discussing the relevance of their work to public policy and their engagement with policymakers.

Five radical ideas for a better planning system 

Speaker: Prof Yvonne Rydin (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) 


Sanitation, toilets and the UCLoo Festival 

Speaker: Dr Sarah Bell (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering)


Science funding and access to scientific data 

Speaker: Prof Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) 


Environmental and energy policy and green taxation 

Speaker: Prof Paul Ekins(UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources)


Crime science and crime prevention 

Speaker: Prof Gloria Laycock (UCL Security & Crime Science)


Sexual health and sexual lifestyles 

Speaker: Prof Anne Johnson (UCL Epidemiology & Healthcare) 


The role of the philosopher in public policy formation

Speaker: Prof Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy)