By Luciano Pana Tronca, Katherine Welch, Grace Abel, Sadie Duffell

Around 90 per cent of the technology needed to achieve a net-zero world is already available - with the tools, programmes, and delivery mechanisms also accessible to cities and regions around the world. …


By Dr Olivia Stevenson, Amy Lightstone and Yelena Bide

UCL and Camden Council have a rich history of working together, with both organisations anchor institutions in the borough. The strategic partnership between us strives to enhance our collaboration and close working aligned to our shared goals and priorities.

This type…


By Nifemi Alonge, UCL Social Research Institute, UCL Institute of Education

How does an understanding of inequality help shape the UK’s COVID response? Do big cultural shifts like those that happened under lockdown have lasting policy implications? How can behavioural economics improve public health?


By Jenny Bird, Head of the Policy Impact Unit, UCL STEaPP

Electronics engineer discusses data in meeting with colleague

The Faculty of Engineering Science’s Policy Impact Unit has been working with researchers to improve policy engagement and work towards delivering policy impact. …


By Golo Henseke, Francis Green, Ingrid Schoon

According to a recent LLAKES briefing paper, 44% of young people believe their learning of job skills worsened because of the pandemic - with the perceived worsening of job skills learning a particular problem for those who remained in education.

Loss of job…


By Dr Isabel Bennett

An image of a wind farm. Credit: Steve P (2008) via Flickr
Credit: Steve P (2008) via Flickr

Across the UK, local authorities are declaring a climate emergency, seeking to lead action at a local level to reduce carbon emissions, increase biodiversity, transition to net zero and ultimately improve the quality of life of their residents and the local environment.

UCL is collaborating with…


Image credit: Kara Chin, UCL Slade School of Fine Art

Sarah Munro (Director, Baltic), Jo Townshend (Principal Partnerships Manager (Creative Sectors), UCL Innovation & Enterprise) Kieren Reed (Director, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL) and Audrey Tan (UCL Public Policy) reflect on the value of arts and culture and explore how we can leverage the opportunities within the creative industries…


By Geoff Mulgan

The International Public Policy Observatory is a new initiative connecting UK-wide decision-makers with the latest global research in order to better inform responses to the societal impacts of COVID-19

How should we help schoolchildren who’ve struggled with online lessons to catch up? What interventions work best in…


By Audrey Tan, Elizabeth Lomas, Darren Coyne, Luke Geoghegan, Matthew Brazier and Isabel Bennett.

In the Up Close & Policy seminar, Care leavers’ rights to records, Dr Elizabeth Lomas (Department of Information Studies, UCL), Darren Coyne (The Care Leavers’ Association), Luke Geoghegan (British Association of Social Workers) and Matthew Brazier…


By Audrey Tan and Dr Olivia Stevenson

In a year that has accelerated disadvantage, piecemeal approaches to tackling inequalities are no longer sufficient. Universities have a vital role to play in making academic-policy engagement more inclusive. …

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