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Our Programme

The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging has a strong culture of public engagement where it is embedded within the Centre’s practice.

Our Strategy is to embed meaningful public engagement into the work of the Centre, as a tool for research success rather than an ‘add on’.

Our vision is that our world leading researchers will use their skills and experience to readily engage and empower people with neurological and psychiatric conditions to contribute to and influence our research and that of other neuroscientists across the UK.

Below are some of the projects we are currently running to work towards achieving that vision.

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    UCL World Stroke Day Forum

    An annual forum bringing together stroke survivors with researchers, clinicians and charities across the UK.

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    In2research

    Promoting diversity in STEM through mentorship and support

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    Experiencing Fatigue

    Experiencing Fatigue' is a collaborative arts and research project involving stroke survivors, neuroscientists and artist Sofie Layton.

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News

  • 2020 UCL World Stroke Day Forum transformed entirely online
    06-11-2020

    2020 UCL World Stroke Day Forum transformed entirely online

    This year, in response to COVID-19, the UCL World Stroke Day Forum transitioned into an online format, with a range of talks, live Q&As, workshops and informal events hosted by UCL researchers and charities.

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  • Centre launches new mentorship programme in partnership with In2Science
    10-08-2020

    Centre launches new mentorship programme in partnership with In2Science

    The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) is excited to embark on a new partnership with In2science by launching a new pilot mentorship programme.

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  • 2020 Public Engagement Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to the Centre
    15-05-2020

    2020 Public Engagement Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to the Centre

    Three awards have been presented at an online ceremony to celebrate the wonderful people and projects behind another successful year of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging.

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Awards

  • Patterns of Perception – Outstanding Public Engagement Project 2020
    07-10-2020

    Patterns of Perception – Outstanding Public Engagement Project 2020

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  • Kate Ledingham – Excellence in Public Engagement 2020
    06-10-2020

    Kate Ledingham – Excellence in Public Engagement 2020

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  • Alex Hopkins – Rising Star in Public Engagement 2020
    05-10-2020

    Alex Hopkins – Rising Star in Public Engagement 2020

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Our Team

The public engagement team supports all the Centre’s engagement projects.
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Cassandra Hugill

Public Engagement Manager

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Joanne Thomas

Public Engagement Officer

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Faye Watson

Science Communication Officer

Partners

We are privileged to work with a host of organisations to help make our projects a reality. Click on a logo below to learn about how we are working with each of our partners.