The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging has a strong culture of public engagement.
Our Strategy aims to embed meaningful public engagement as a tool for research success. To achieve this, we work with a range of partners and consultants to deliver high quality and impactful engagement projects focused on bringing patient and public voice into the research.
Experiencing Fatigue' is a collaborative arts and research project involving stroke survivors, neuroscientists and artist Sofie Layton.View Project
UCL World Stroke Day Forum
An annual forum bringing together stroke survivors with researchers, clinicians and charities across the UK.View Project
Read about recent updates from the Public Engagement Programme at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging.
Artificial Intelligence for Diagnosing Focal Epilepsy: A collaborative project to co-develop an information sheet with patients and their families
At UCL, Dr Konrad Wagstyl and Dr Sophie Adler co-lead the MELD project, an international collaboration between epilepsy hospitals worldwide, which creates AI tools to assist in the identification of epilepsy causing abnormalities on MRI scans. In collaboration with Dr Jonny O’Muircheartaigh (a neuroscientist at KCL) and epilepsy charities (Epilepsy Research UK and Young Epilepsy), the team set out to find out how patients and their families feel about this type of research and to work with them to co-create an information sheet about the MELD Project.Read More
Understanding MRI: Two animations co-created alongside research participants to explain key aspects of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
The Understanding MRI team have co-created two new animations which explain key aspects of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – a key neuroimaging technique used by researchers at UCL’s Department of Imaging Neuroscience.Read More
New guidance on how to support young people during brain scanning co-developed with young people with epilepsy
The OPM Collaboration set out to raise the voice of young people with epilepsy. In partnership with Young Epilepsy, the project co-designed key elements of a new wearable brain scanning technology: OPM-MEG. Through the project, new insights and guidance have been published on how to better support young people with epilepsy during the brain scanning process of this emerging technology.Read More
UCL and In2scienceUK’s programme In2reseach nominated as a finalist in the UK Social Mobility Awards.Read More
The OPM Collaboration – Outstanding Public Engagement Project 2022Read More
Tobias Hauser and Madeleine Payne – Excellence in Public Engagement 2022Read More
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