UCL Grand Challenges



Come together with the finest minds to discuss, debate and explore topics through a cross disciplinary lens.

There are exhibitions, lectures, seminars, discussions and performances every day at UCL. You can find out more on the UCL Events website.

Below we have picked out some of the events supported and inspired by the UCL Grand Challenges:

Grand Challenges Showcase 2018

Wednesday 18th April, ALL DAY

South Cloisters, Wilkins Building

To celebrate the work of the Grand Challenges, we'll be taking over the South Cloisters of the Wilkins Building, all day from 09:00. The day will feature an exhibition, showcasing projects that have been supported by the Grand Challenges. Then from 13:45, Vice-Provost (Research) Professor David Price will be introducing a series of presentations from successful projects, showing how cross-disciplinary working helped them and what has happened to their research since.

Find out more about the Grand Challenges Showcase event

Interdisciplinary Conference on Disability

Wednesday 9th May, 10:00 - 17:00

The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB

The First UCL Interdisciplinary Conference on Disability aims to bring together the most cutting-edge research on disability across departments and research centres, framing its evolving nature within the present situation and supplying a wide spectrum of academic perspectives with the purpose of favouring the effective, just and equal participation of disabled people in society.

Find out more and register to attend