UCL Research Domains


Call for content: UCL Neuroscience Domain 10 year anniversary public event

The UCL Neuroscience Domain is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in 2019. We are planning a special public event on Saturday 22 June 2019, to coincide with the annual Symposium on Friday 21 June around the theme of 'How does the brain work and why are some brains different?' 

We are now inviting submissions for interactive stalls or other interesting content - think short films, visual images for display (photographs, artworks), sound installations, live demonstrations, storytelling, workshops, short performances - to include at the event.

Your proposal

Activities will cover a wide range of topics relating to neuroscience and should be designed to engage with the public around the theme in an interactive and innovative way.

The event is expected to attract a public audience, including a mixture of adults and children. Your proposed activity must therefore include something a child can participate in, and should be accessible to those without a scientific background.

We can provide access to a variety of standard furniture (tables, chairs and poster boards), but you will need to make arrangements for any particular AV equipment (laptops, screens etc.) you require.

Should you need it, there is a maximum of £200 funding available to cover expenses such as printing of materials, transportation of equipment etc.


Entries are open to any UCL staff and students. You may apply individually or as part of a team. We recommend teams of between two and four.


Note that you do not have to be a part of the UCL Neuroscience Domain or indeed based in a scientific faculty to apply.


Proposals will be reviewed by the Sub-Committee.

We will select up to 16 interactive stalls for the event on 22 June 2019, and a number of other activities (e.g. film screenings, images to display) may be selected depending on the format, feasibility and quality of entries.

Unfortunately we can't guarantee that we will be able to provide detailed feedback on individual submissions.

Important dates


Deadline for submissions5pm Thursday 20 December
Notification of successful submissionsMarch 2019
Further development of idea in collaboration with UCL Neuroscience staffMarch-June 2019
EventSaturday 22 June 2019

How to submit

Please complete the activity submission form as fully as possible to let us know which interactive activity you'd like to contribute to this event. 

Please return the completed form to RCOcomms@ucl.ac.uk by 5pm on Thursday 20 December.


If you have any questions please contact RCOcomms@ucl.ac.uk