UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy


Current projects and publications

We are currently working with researchers from across UCL's Faculty of Engineering Sciences and beyond. A list of our current projects and publications is below.

Computer Science

Dawes Centre for Future Crime

Research lead: Professor Shane Johnson
Department: Security and Crime Sciences (Faculty of Engineering Sciences)

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Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

Research Lead: Professor Mark Miodownik
Department: Mechanical Engineering

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Future Targeted Healthcare Manufacturing Hub

Research lead: Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker
Department: Biochemical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering Sciences)

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Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Interventional Surgical Sciences (WEISS)



Research lead: Dr Leonie Tanczer
Department: Computer Science

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Global Disability Innovation Hub

Research Lead: Professor Catherine Holloway
Department: Computer Science

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Institute of Healthcare Engineering

Research Lead: Professor Rebecca Shipley
Department: Across FES

Futures Forum on Health Inequalities

UCL Ventura CPAP initiative

Healthy ageing projects

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International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO)

Research lead: Professor Joanna Chataway
Department: STEaPP

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Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Mineral-based Construction Materials

Research Lead: Professor Julia Stegemann
Department: Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering


Research Institute in Sociotechnical Cyber Security (RISCS)

Research lead: Professor Madeline Carr
Department: Computer Science

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Vax Hub

Research lead: Dr Martina Micheletti
Department: Biochemical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering Sciences)

Completed projects

Cyber security of Critical National Infrastructure – policy briefing

Research lead: Meha Shukla
Department: Security and Crime Sciences

Bullying and mental health – one day policy workshop

Research lead: Dr Jean-Baptiste Pingualt
Department: Psychology and Language Sciences

Big Picnic

Research lead: Dr Theano Moussouri
Department: Institute of Archaeology

Neuromorphic computing

Research leads: Professor Tony Kenyon and Dr Adnan Mehonic 
Department: Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering Sciences)