UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

Global Grand Challenges Summit

The How to Change the World Student Challenge at the Global Grand Challenges Summit 2017 saw over 150 students explore solutions to the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges for Engineering. Students worked in teams to create innovative audio or video podcasts.

How to Change the World

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Top ten

Chosen by HtCtW teaching faculty from the RAEng, NAE and STEaPP.


Our high-profile judging panel choose their favourites.

Media mentions

The latest press coverage of the podcasts from a range of media.

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Health and medicine
Digital innovation and technology
Sustainability, energy and natural resources
Advancing engineering: education, communication and diversity

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NAE Royal Academy of Engineering EABW CAE Global Grand Challenges Summit