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Queen Mary University of London is proud of the diverse and innovative range of public engagement activities taking place here. These pages showcase a some of the activities that take place and people behind the projects through a range of videos and case studies. 

You can also visit our 'Work in the Community' webpage for more information on our local impact, with case studies and reports on our work in Tower Hamlets and other east London boroughs.

Click on the buttons below or scroll further down to our activity cards section to experience public engagement at QMUL.

 
TitleSummarySchool/projectSubjectsAge groupsStatus
AccessiblePeakMeter CPE activity
AccessiblePeakMeter
AccessiblePeakMeter is a plug-in that reduces barriers to visually impaired audio engineers by converting visual cues in industry digital workstations to audio cues. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Subjects:
Sonification, Audio Engineering
Audience:
Visually Impaired, Audio Engineers
Upcoming
Acting across frontiers CPE activity
Acting across frontiers
Engaging a range of audiences in discussions about the craft of acting in Spanish-speaking world cinema, with film screenings and accompanying masterclasses. School/Institute/Department:
School of Language Linguistics and Film
Subjects:
Language, Film
Audience:
Adult, A-level, General Public
Recent
Acute Mental Health Review: Working with Lived Experience Researchers CPE activity
Acute Mental Health Review: Working with Lived Experience Researchers
A research project that brought service users and carers into the research team to feed into a review of mental health services with their real experiences as 'lived experience researchers' School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute, Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry
Subjects:
Patient Involvement, Health
Audience:
Patients, Carers
Upcoming
AfterTrauma CPE activity
AfterTrauma
Aftertrauma is a website and forum that uses an online community and information from the Centre for Trauma Sciences to support the survivors of traumatic injury through recovery. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for Trauma Sciences, Medicine
Subjects:
Trauma, Medicine, Health, Support
Audience:
Patients
Upcoming
Airway Cells and Air Pollution Study CPE activity
Airway Cells and Air Pollution Study
A research study which investigated the impact of air pollution on immune cells within children’s lungs by combining research with school workshops. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Health, Centre for Genomics and Child Health, Blizard Institute, Centre of the Cell
Subjects:
Air Pollution, Outreach, Research Sampling
Audience:
School Groups
Upcoming
Archive of the Now CPE activity
Archive of the Now
An online collection of poetry including recordings of over 130 poets performing their own work, capturing voices not represented elsewhere. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama
Subjects:
Poetry
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Are You More Impulsive Than a Fish? CPE activity
Are You More Impulsive Than a Fish?
Explore the factors that lead to impulsivity, a known factor in drug addiction, through an interactive experiment looking at the behaviour of Zebrafish. School/Institute/Department:
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Subjects:
Biology, Genetics, Life Sciences
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, General Public, Families
Recent
ArtNeuro CPE activity
ArtNeuro
An exhibition of artworks created through four month collaborations between artists and neuroscientists, accompanied by themed workshops and events. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine & Dentistry, Blizard Institute
Subjects:
Art, Neuroscience
Audience:
General Public
Recent
Axis CPE activity
Axis
Axis is a kinetic sculpture based on the irrational number Phi. It has been displayed at art exhibitions and displays to engage new audiences with mathematics. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Media and Art Technology
Subjects:
Mathematics, Engineering, Design, Art
Audience:
the creative art sector, general public
Upcoming
Barts MS Research Blog and Clinic Speak CPE activity
Barts MS Research Blog and Clinic Speak
The Barts MS Research Blog provides a direct communication between QMUL researchers and patients through daily posts. This information feeds into the Clinic Speak website to inform and empower patients. School/Institute/Department:
Barts MS Research group, Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, Blizard Institute
Subjects:
Multiple Sclerosis, Blogging
Audience:
Patients, Clinicians
Upcoming
Barts Pathology Museum CPE activity
Barts Pathology Museum
A museum housing over 5,000 medical specimens. They use the collection to explore a range of issues across medicine and medical humanities to the public through a programme of events and guided tours. School/Institute/Department:
Barts Pathology Museum, School of Medicine
Subjects:
Pathology, Medical Humanities, Medicine
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Becontree Hundred CPE activity
Becontree Hundred
The Beacontree Hundred was an exhibition of 100 images, produced and hosted by residents from Becontree Estate in east London in collaboration with People's Palace Projects and renowned international artists. School/Institute/Department:
People's Palace Projects
Subjects:
Community, Art, Photography, Collaboration
Audience:
Local Residents, School Children, General Public
Recent
Bespoke CPE activity
Bespoke
A team of researchers have developed a crowdsource app that will allow cyclists to log cycle accidents, injuries and near misses to create an accurate map of cycling blackspots. School/Institute/Department:
Medicine and Dentistry, Barts Health NHS Trust
Subjects:
Crowdsourcing, Trauma
Audience:
Cyclists
Upcoming
Bionic Man CPE activity
Bionic Man
This interactive stand gamifies medical implants by posing medical problems to participants who need to match the right implants for the situation.  School/Institute/Department:
Engineering and Materials Science
Subjects:
Medical engineering, gamification
Audience:
KS3 KS4 KS5, secondary school, sixth form
Upcoming
Building a community around BeagleRT CPE activity
Building a community around BeagleRT
Creating a self-sustaining global community around the use of hackable audio software using online community building and local events. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for Digital Music, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Subjects:
Hackable Technology, Digital Music, Communities of Practice, Building Online Communities
Audience:
Musicians, Digital Makers
Upcoming
Centre for Digital Music Concert Series CPE activity
Centre for Digital Music Concert Series
A series of concerts showcasing original and innovative compositions, providing a platform for new digital instruments and cross-disciplinary collaboration. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for Digital Music, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Subjects:
Music, Engineering, Digital Music, Classical Music, Concerts, Public Events
Audience:
General Public, Music Lovers, Engineering Enthusiasts
Upcoming
Centre for Studies of Home CPE activity
Centre for Studies of Home
An international hub of research, knowledge exchange and public engagement on past and present homes. The Centre provides seminars, exhibitions and learning resources for the public. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, School of History, Geffrye Museum of the Home
Subjects:
Geography, Museum studies, History
Audience:
Museums, General Public
Upcoming
Centre of the Cell CPE activity
Centre of the Cell
Centre of the Cell run exciting educational sessions in their ‘Pod’ supported by workshops, mentoring and revision programmes, online resources and internships. School/Institute/Department:
Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Biology, Medicine, Cells, Life Sciences
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, Sixth Form, GCSE, A-Level, KS2, KS1
Upcoming
Child Migrant Stories CPE activity
Child Migrant Stories
A website which captures the experiences of child migrants who came to East London from 1930 to the present day, featuring stories and videos developed in collaboration with those whose stories they tell. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Subjects:
Migration, Exhibitions, Storytelling, Media
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Cities in Flux CPE activity
Cities in Flux
An exploration of culture, markets and film piracy in east London bringing together QMUL staff, artists, community groups and local youth to create a research-based film documentary. School/Institute/Department:
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Subjects:
Film, Human Geography, Sociology, Business
Audience:
Community Groups, Filmmakers, Youth, General Public
Recent
Communicating and Teaching Computing: Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme CPE activity
Communicating and Teaching Computing: Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme
A module placing students into schools to gain experience of teaching in a formal education setting, working alongside experienced teachers. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Subjects:
Computer Science, Education, Teaching
Audience:
Schools, Teachers, Students
Upcoming
Creative Evaluations and Project Phakama CPE activity
Creative Evaluations and Project Phakama
Phakama means rise up, elevate and empower yourself. Their programme enables creative and cultural exchange through adventurous, inspirational public performance projects. School/Institute/Department:
School of Drama
Subjects:
Drama
Audience:
Local Communities
Upcoming
CS4FN CPE activity
CS4FN
This global campaign to share the excitement of computer science allows researchers to engage with the general public in a fun and accessible way. School/Institute/Department:
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Subjects:
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, General Public
Upcoming
Dental Detectives CPE activity
Dental Detectives
Fusing medicine and drama and enabling child-led research to explore factors behind children’s reluctance to go to the dentist. School/Institute/Department:
Do I Have to Go?
Subjects:
Dentistry, Drama, Life Sciences
Audience:
Primary, Parents
Recent
Discover Conservation CPE activity
Discover Conservation
Discover Conservation is a website that captures stories of science conservation to inspire future generations and give them a forum to communicate with current scientists. School/Institute/Department:
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Subjects:
Conservation, Science Careers, Fieldwork, Environment
Audience:
Students
Upcoming
E14 Community Leadership Development program  CPE activity
E14 Community Leadership Development program
This project aims to develop in 22 potential local community leaders the listening and story-telling skills needed to create social action projects and campaign for local issues.   School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Geography, Community, Empowerment, Campaigning, Storytelling
Audience:
Local Community
Upcoming
From Thesis to Action CPE activity
From Thesis to Action
This project engages with key stakeholders in Nepal to explore how findings from PhD research can create positive change for widowed women. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Development, Gender Studies, Participatory research
Audience:
Third sector organisations in Nepal, Nepali Government and social activists
Upcoming
Globe CPE activity
Globe
A collaborative, participatory art project which explores questions of home and migration in East London. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, Centre for Studies of Home
Subjects:
Immigration, participatory arts, home, geography
Audience:
School Children, Local People
Upcoming
Globe Road Festival CPE activity
Globe Road Festival
A four-day international poetry festival celebrating world poetry in east London. Globe Road looks to celebrate, share and develop the range of poetry represented locally through an innovative programme of engagement activities. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama, Centre for Poetry, Archive of the Now
Subjects:
Poetry, English, Geography, Translation, Technology, Centre for Digital Music, Living British Cinema
Audience:
General Public, community, school
Recent
How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People CPE activity
How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People
An exhibition that explored the history of reading technologies designed for blind people, using hands-on activities, interactive workshops, and live performances. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama
Subjects:
Exhibitions, Assistive Technologies, Reading
Audience:
General Public, Blind or Partially Sighted People
Recent
Human Harp CPE activity
Human Harp
An interactive, internationally-informed art installation project designed to link artists and digital music researchers to collaboratively develop high-profile, mass participation art events. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for Digital Music, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Subjects:
Engineering, Mass Participation Art, Music
Audience:
Creative Workers, Bridge Enthusiasts, General Public
Upcoming
Human Rights, Bloody Human Rights CPE activity
Human Rights, Bloody Human Rights
Business human rights abuse was explored through participatory theatre, allowing audiences to engage with the issues on stage by suggesting potential solutions. School/Institute/Department:
School of Law, School of Drama
Subjects:
Participatory Theatre, Human Rights, Law, Drama
Audience:
Policy makers, NGO’s, Lawyers, Private Corporations, the Interested Public
Upcoming
Illusioneering CPE activity
Illusioneering
An online collection of exciting magic tricks underpinned by science and engineering principles, teaching these subjects in a different and fascinating way. School/Institute/Department:
Faculty of Science and engineering
Subjects:
Maths, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science
Audience:
KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, General Public
Upcoming
Inside Teenage Bedrooms CPE activity
Inside Teenage Bedrooms
Through building relationships with teenagers this project explores the meaning and significance of the teenage bedroom and its material culture using photography, interviews and blog posts. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, Centre for Studies of Home
Subjects:
Material Culture, Museum Collaboration
Audience:
General Public, Teenagers
Upcoming
Inspired by Digital CPE activity
Inspired by Digital
A partnership between an orchestra and QMUL’s Centre for Digital Music creating new connections between composers, state-of-the-art technologies, performers, and listeners. School/Institute/Department:
Inspired by Digital, London Chamber Orchestra
Subjects:
Music, Engineering, Computer Science
Audience:
General Public, Composers
Recent
Journeys: A musical exploration of home and migration between Vietnam and London CPE activity
Journeys: A musical exploration of home and migration between Vietnam and London
A collaborative music project involving Vietnamese community members, musicians and a composer resulting in performances taking place in local venues. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, Music at QMUL, Geffrye Museum of the Home
Subjects:
Music, Immigration, Communication, Vietnamese Culture
Audience:
Local Vietnamese Residents, Music Lovers, Musicians
Upcoming
Kam's Romeo & Juliet CPE activity
Kam's Romeo & Juliet
Over 13 days in rural China students form QMUL and Hunan University co-created an interactive drama and interactive art exhibition with the Kam ethnic minority. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, School of Engineering and Materials Science, Film Studies, School of Geography
Subjects:
Interactive Design, Applied Drama
Audience:
Rural Communities
Recent
Katies Team Advisory Group CPE activity
Katies Team Advisory Group
A patient and public advisory group set up by the Katherine Twining Network to involve the public and patients with issues in women’s health research in East London School/Institute/Department:
Katherine Twining Network, Blizard Institute
Subjects:
Public and Patient Advisory Groups, Women's Health Research
Audience:
Patients, Local Community
Upcoming
Latin London CPE activity
Latin London
Working with the London Latin American community to provide a comprehensive overview of the characteristics of the Latin American population living and working in London. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Latin American communities, Life Sciences
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Legal Advice Centre CPE activity
Legal Advice Centre
A free community centred legal advice service staffed by undergraduates and solicitors, the centre specialises in a range of law including arts and border law. School/Institute/Department:
School of Law
Subjects:
Law, Legal issues
Audience:
General public, staff and students
Upcoming
LEGO Physics CPE activity
LEGO Physics
Using LEGO bricks to represent the building blocks of our Universe, encouraging enthusiasts of any age to trace the steps which built the Universe. School/Institute/Department:
Physics and Astronomy, Lego
Subjects:
Physics, Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, Sixth Form, GCSE, A-Level, Teachers
Upcoming
Living British Cinema CPE activity
Living British Cinema
This biennial festival of all that is British in cinema brings people together to celebrate British film and to discover new material. School/Institute/Department:
Languages Linguistics and Film
Subjects:
British Cinema
Audience:
General public, filmmakers, industry professionals
Upcoming
Living Wage CPE activity
Living Wage
Working in partnership with groups such as Citizens UK, QMUL research supports the campaign for a living wage, engaging with policy makers to improve lives. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Living Wage Campaign, Life Sciences
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Love in Objects CPE activity
Love in Objects
Older people collaborated with artists to reflect on their precious keepsakes and the meaning that these held for them. Boxes designed to house the treasures were then exhibited, curated by project members. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for the History of the Emotions
Subjects:
History, Emotions, Art, Community
Audience:
Older people, Patients, General Public
Upcoming
MA in Community Organising CPE activity
MA in Community Organising
Providing an advanced understanding of the theory, history and practice of community organising in the wider context of contemporary academic debate about social, political and economic change. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Community organising
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Mapping Corporate Philanthrocapitalism CPE activity
Mapping Corporate Philanthrocapitalism
Exploring Canary Wharf’s impact on the local community using interviews and surveys with the public and businesses, mapping social responsibility activities by corporations in East London. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography
Subjects:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Audience:
General Public, Adult
Recent
Mathematical Magic CPE activity
Mathematical Magic
A manual of exciting magic tricks to impress and astound, all underpinned by mathematics, bringing a greater understanding of the subject. School/Institute/Department:
School of Mathematical Sciences
Subjects:
Maths, Magic
Audience:
KS3, KS4, GCSE
Upcoming
Maths Magic at Mile End CPE activity
Maths Magic at Mile End
Renowned mathematicians brought maths magic to QMUL in a series of shows, exploring the maths behind card tricks and the magic in mental maths. School/Institute/Department:
School of Mathematical Sciences, CS4FN
Subjects:
Maths, Computer Science, Magic
Audience:
KS5, 16, 17, 18, general public, undergraduates
Recent
Media and Art Technology Programme CPE activity
Media and Art Technology Programme
An interdisciplinary program which brings creative practitioners into engineering research to broaden its approach and results. Projects are regularly displayed to the public. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Media and Arts Technology
Subjects:
Art, Engineering, Multi-disciplinary projects
Audience:
Artists, Engineers, Cultural Institutions, General Public
Upcoming
Mile End Institute CPE activity
Mile End Institute
A major policy centre that hosts a wide range of public talks and debate, bringing academics, policy actors and enthusiasts together to listen to expert and prestigious speakers. School/Institute/Department:
School of History, Mile End Institute
Subjects:
Politics, Policy, History
Audience:
Policy Makers, General Public
Upcoming
Multilingual Capital CPE activity
Multilingual Capital
This project aims to engage with all groups impacted by multilingualism in London to share and develop insights about experiences of this in our capital city and beyond. School/Institute/Department:
School of Languages, Linguistics, and Film
Subjects:
Bilingualism, Multilingualism
Audience:
Multilingual communities of London
Upcoming
Murder, Monks and Medicine CPE activity
Murder, Monks and Medicine
A walking tour that combines local history with active cancer research, following walks by a professional guide with tours of active cancer research laboratories. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Dentistry, Barts Cancer Institute
Subjects:
Cancer Research, Walking Tours, Lab Tours
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Muscling in! CPE activity
Muscling in!
Centre of the Cell will work with four local schools to create and deliver a new school science show, ‘Muscling in!’ to communicate the physiology of the musculoskeletal system of the human body. School/Institute/Department:
Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, Centre for Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Science Education, Muscles and Bones
Audience:
School Children (key stage 2 and 3)
Upcoming
Music at QMUL CPE activity
Music at QMUL
Music at QMUL stage a range of public concerts, workshops talks and screenings to showcase music performance and research innovation. School/Institute/Department:
Music
Subjects:
Music, Digital Music, Performance
Audience:
General Public, School Children, Local Community, Music Lovers
Upcoming
Music in the Museum CPE activity
Music in the Museum
A collaboration of classical music and medical humanities at QMUL, introducing an audience to new subjects and topics through performance and talks. School/Institute/Department:
Barts Pathology Museum, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Pathology, Music, Medical Humanities, Medicine
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Navigating Issues of Engagement CPE activity
Navigating Issues of Engagement
A one day colloquium for students and early career researchers interested in learning more about public engagement. The event offered advice, guidance and a range of speakers. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama, School of History
Subjects:
Public Engagement, Medieval and Renaissance/Early Modern studies
Audience:
Students and early career researchers
Upcoming
Observing bees in East London CPE activity
Observing bees in East London
Researchers at QMUL will promote the planting of pollinator-friendly gardens in London and encourage interest in the native pollinators through a series of workshops, activities and an interactive website. School/Institute/Department:
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Subjects:
Conservation, Bees
Audience:
General Public, Gardeners
Upcoming
Our Space CPE activity
Our Space
Young people and educators can discover and download digital resources related to science and space, including videos made on the international space station. School/Institute/Department:
School of Physics and Astronomy
Subjects:
Physics, Space
Audience:
KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Recent
Patient Involvement at the National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation CPE activity
Patient Involvement at the National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation
A collaborative patient involvement programme between academic department and charity which actively involves the public in clinical research activity. School/Institute/Department:
The National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation, Blizard Institute, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Patient Involvement, Bowel Cancer, Outreach
Audience:
Patients, Charities, Young People
Upcoming
People's Palace Projects CPE activity
People's Palace Projects
Advancing the practice and understanding of art for social justice and exploring the ways in which the arts can respond to urgent social crises. School/Institute/Department:
People's Palace Projects
Subjects:
English, Drama, Performance Art
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Peopling the Palace CPE activity
Peopling the Palace
Arts and culture festivals based at the People’s Palace, with multi genre programmes of ground breaking experimental theatre, music and dance. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama, AiR Project
Subjects:
Drama, Performance Art, Film, Geography, Media Arts Technology
Audience:
General Public
Recent
Performing Medicine CPE activity
Performing Medicine
A unique programme of workshops for medical students and health professionals, using the arts to teach skills at the heart of clinical training and practice. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine, Clod Ensemble
Subjects:
Medicine
Audience:
Undergraduates, General Public
Recent
Pint of Science CPE activity
Pint of Science
The pub is the setting for this festival of talks, Q&A’s, quizzes and chats with some of the world’s best scientific researchers. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Sceince and Engineering
Subjects:
Science
Audience:
General public
Upcoming
Portrayal and Perceptions CPE activity
Portrayal and Perceptions
Following the 2011 riots this project worked with young black communities in Tottenham to critically address negative portrayal and self-perceptions, modelling tools to address this. School/Institute/Department:
School of Politics and International Relations
Subjects:
Community Engagement; Self-Perception; Media Portrayal
Audience:
Community; Black Youth
Recent
Power and Resistance CPE activity
Power and Resistance
This two day conference brought academic theory on political interventions and resistance together with activist practice through a series of panels and films. School/Institute/Department:
Politics and International Relations
Subjects:
Politics, Activism, Sociology
Audience:
Academic and non-academic audiences
Recent
Promoting Medical Research at QMUL CPE activity
Promoting Medical Research at QMUL
A series of short videos featuring QMUL academics explaining the impact that their research has on people's lives. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute
Subjects:
Medicine, Impact, Videos
Audience:
General Public
Recent
QApps CPE activity
QApps
The QApps site is a channel for the free innovative and exciting Apps being developed by staff and students based on Queen Mary research. School/Institute/Department:
QM Innovation Ltd.
Subjects:
Apps, iPhones, iPads
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
QM Olympic Legacy Project CPE activity
QM Olympic Legacy Project
A project to train QMUL students as sports coaches for community sports programmes, helping to create an east London sporting legacy. School/Institute/Department:
Queen Mary Student Union
Subjects:
Sport, Physcial Exercise, Community Engagement
Audience:
Community
Upcoming
qNomics CPE activity
qNomics
qNomics provides free financial guidance to tech start-up companies and entrepreneurs delivered by students of economics and law, supported by professional advisers School/Institute/Department:
School of Economics and Finance, Faculty of Humanities and the Social Sciences
Subjects:
Tech Start-ups, Law, Finance, Business Consultancy
Audience:
Entrepreneurs, Businesses, Technology Sector
Upcoming
QProjects CPE activity
QProjects
QProjects places QMUL students as project leaders within local charities, giving the student an opportunity to develop providing additional skills and resource for the charity. School/Institute/Department:
Careers & Enterprise Centre, Student Services
Subjects:
Enterprise, All
Audience:
Local charities and statutory bodies, current QM students
Upcoming
R.A.T. (Rodent Activity Transmission) CPE activity
R.A.T. (Rodent Activity Transmission)
A series of street art workshops, a website and app, and art exhibition that enables the public to see into the lives of a colony of naked mole rats. School/Institute/Department:
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Subjects:
Naked Mole Rats, Digital Art, Evolution, Biology
Audience:
Animal Lovers, Arts Partners, Science Enthusiasts, Digital Artists
Upcoming
Ragged Children, Mended Lives?  CPE activity
Ragged Children, Mended Lives?
A permanent gallery display with a linked set of educational resources for work with schools, developed in collaboration with the Ragged School Museum. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, School of English and Drama
Subjects:
History, Museums, Collaboration, Cultural Institutions, Exhibitions
Audience:
General Public, School groups
Upcoming
Rastafari: The Majesty and the Movement UK CPE activity
Rastafari: The Majesty and the Movement UK
A public exhibition joint organised with community organisations which toured across UK cities matched with a series of activities and events. School/Institute/Department:
School of Politics and International Relations
Subjects:
Black History, Public Exhibitions
Audience:
General Public, Community Groups
Upcoming
Researching the Unknown CPE activity
Researching the Unknown
A range of articles and podcasts giving the latest research on the forefront of physics from real scientists working at Queen Mary. School/Institute/Department:
School of Physics and Astronomy
Subjects:
Physics, String Theory
Audience:
KS4, KS5,14, 15, 16, 17, 18, general public, undergraduates
Upcoming
Science-led Conservation of Turtles CPE activity
Science-led Conservation of Turtles
Slaughter of turtles in Cape Verde has been addressed though education programmes and involvement in research to change local attitudes. School/Institute/Department:
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Subjects:
Conservation; International
Audience:
International Communities; NGOs; Students; Educators
Upcoming
Science on Stage CPE activity
Science on Stage
An international festival of excellence in STEM teaching. Over 350 teachers, chosen competitively from across Europe and Canada, will gather to exchange innovative and creative teaching methods. School/Institute/Department:
Science on Stage
Subjects:
Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, Teaching
Audience:
Teaching Professionals
Upcoming
Season of Bangla CPE activity
Season of Bangla
QMUL have an ongoing relationship with the Tower Hamlets Season of Bangla Festival, being involved as a venue, co-curators, speakers and in evaluating events. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama
Subjects:
Drama, Performance, Creative Evaluation, Bangla
Audience:
Bangladeshi Communities, Tower Hamlets Aera
Upcoming
Sexuality Summer School CPE activity
Sexuality Summer School
A performance lecture on education and class; high art and popular culture; performance and human rights; feminism and femininity; and sex and aging. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama
Subjects:
Sexuality, Queer studies
Audience:
General public, Over 16s
Recent
Teach. Tech. Law. CPE activity
Teach. Tech. Law.
Through Teach. Tech. Law. postgraduate law students from  the Centre for Commercial Law Studies provide classes to school pupils on law and entrepreneurship. School/Institute/Department:
qLegal, Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Subjects:
Law, Business, Entrepreneurship, Outreach
Audience:
School Groups
Upcoming
TEDxQMUL CPE activity
TEDxQMUL
TEDxQMUL provides training in public speaking and holds public events with live speakers giving engaging talks to spark thought and discussion. School/Institute/Department:
QMSU
Subjects:
Public Speaking, Community
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
TEMI CPE activity
TEMI
A teacher training project transforming science and mathematics practice across Europe, giving teachers the skills, resources and extended support to effectively introduce enquiry based learning. School/Institute/Department:
EECS
Subjects:
Teaching
Audience:
Teachers
Upcoming
Ten in a Bed CPE activity
Ten in a Bed
A project that engages directly with the community in workshops to co-produce a performance while enhancing literacy and family learning opportunities for local families. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama, Drama Department, Phakama
Subjects:
Drama
Audience:
Under 5's and their familes, local to QMUL
Upcoming
The Arduinitar CPE activity
The Arduinitar
An award winning project using a build-it-yourself electronic guitar to teach electronic circuits and programming to pre-university audiences. School/Institute/Department:
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, CS4FN
Subjects:
Electronic Engineering, Computer Science
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5
Upcoming
The Aylesbury Estate as home CPE activity
The Aylesbury Estate as home
An exhibition at the Geffrye Museum and symposium exploring the history and sotries behind ‘vilified’ modernist high-rise estate, the Aylesbury Estate in Southwark. School/Institute/Department:
School of Geography, Centre for Studies of Home, Geffrye Museum
Subjects:
History, Geography, Sociology, Social History, Artist-led Community Participation, London Housing Crisis
Audience:
Aylesbury Estate residents, Architects, Museum Visitors, Estate Residents, Community Groups, Artists
Upcoming
The Bioengineering Experience CPE activity
The Bioengineering Experience
Children aged 10 took part in real, hands on lab activities which helped to inspire young minds in bioengineering research. School/Institute/Department:
Institute of Bioengineering
Subjects:
Bioengineering, Science, Outreach
Audience:
Schoolchildren
Upcoming
The Carnival of Lost Emotions CPE activity
The Carnival of Lost Emotions
The Carnival of Lost Emotions provokes people to think about emotions in new ways using visible and memorable props to stimulate discussions about emotional states from history that no longer exist. School/Institute/Department:
Centre for the History of Emotions, School of History
Subjects:
History, Emotional States, Performance
Audience:
General Public, Adults, Children
Upcoming
The Cultural Consultation Service CPE activity
The Cultural Consultation Service
The only UK-based organisation that provides cultural consultation, training, research and policy at multiple levels, including the individual, teams, organisations and social systems. School/Institute/Department:
The Wolfson Institute
Subjects:
Culture, healthcare
Audience:
General public
Upcoming
The Dinosaur Collective CPE activity
The Dinosaur Collective
QMUL researchers contribute to a collection of successful and high-profile blogs and websites which provide information about ongoing research in palaeontology. School/Institute/Department:
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Subjects:
Biology, Dinosaurs
Audience:
Sixth form, Undergraduates, Postgraduates
Upcoming
The Garriott Lecture Series CPE activity
The Garriott Lecture Series
Popular annual science lectures that are free and open for all to attend, named after astronaut, explorer and computer game designer Richard Garriott. School/Institute/Department:
The Faculty of Science and Engineering
Subjects:
Science, Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, General Public, Families
Upcoming
The Greatest Knight Online CPE activity
The Greatest Knight Online
A free-to-view website working with external stakeholders to offer a range of otherwise unavailable resources related to the career of the famous medieval knight, William Marshal. School/Institute/Department:
School of History
Subjects:
Medieval History, Website Resources, Teaching Resources
Audience:
Teaching Professionals, School Children, Genral Public, Historial Interest Groups
Upcoming
The Griffin Community Trust	 CPE activity
The Griffin Community Trust
Bringing together medical students and older local residents through a buddy scheme in which each student befriends a resident, who they visit every week. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Life Sciences
Audience:
Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Older people
Upcoming
The International State Crime Initiative CPE activity
The International State Crime Initiative
A cross-disciplinary research centre that works to further international understanding and awareness of state crime and human rights violations. School/Institute/Department:
School of Law, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Subjects:
Human Rights, State Crime, Law, Non-Governmental Organisations
Audience:
Victims of State Crime, Non-Governmental Organisations, General Public
Upcoming
The Magic of Computer Science CPE activity
The Magic of Computer Science
This website uses video tutorials to explore the scientific workings behind exciting magic tricks and explains how to perform them. School/Institute/Department:
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, CS4FN
Subjects:
Computer Science, Magic
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, General Public
Upcoming
The Meanings of Military Service CPE activity
The Meanings of Military Service
Draws on Queen Mary archives and expertise to engage teachers and pupils from secondary schools at KS3 with new materials and resources on the First World War School/Institute/Department:
Library, School of History
Subjects:
History, World War One
Audience:
Key Stage 3, Teachers
Upcoming
The Melody Triangle CPE activity
The Melody Triangle
A fun, easy to use app that lets you (and a clever bit of artificial intelligence) make your own music on your mobile phone. School/Institute/Department:
EECS/C4DM
Subjects:
Music, Mobile Apps, Crowdsourcing
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Theorem of the Day CPE activity
Theorem of the Day
An online collection of over 200 one page descriptions of different theorems, each page explaining a beautiful piece of maths in a nutshell. School/Institute/Department:
Subjects:
Audience:
KS4, KS5, General public
Upcoming
The Story Collider CPE activity
The Story Collider
A series of science storytelling shows which take place in non-academic environments, featuring people telling true, personal stories about their experiences with science. School/Institute/Department:
School of Physics and Astronomy
Subjects:
Science, Storytelling
Audience:
General Public
Upcoming
Tobacco and Dentistry Focus Group CPE activity
Tobacco and Dentistry Focus Group
A series of focus groups exploring tobacco users’ opinions on the role of general dental practice teams in helping tobacco users to quit. School/Institute/Department:
Institute of Dentistry, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Subjects:
Patient Involvement, Public Focus Groups, Tobacco, Smoking, Dental Hygiene
Audience:
Tobacco Users
Upcoming
Trans Tanz CPE activity
Trans Tanz
A Tanzanian NGO, providing free transport to help people living with HIV/AIDS to access the medicine they need. School/Institute/Department:
Politics and Internation Relations
Subjects:
HIV/AIDS, International Development, Tanzania, Africa
Audience:
International Development, NGO, Global Health
Upcoming
Trauma Surgery: The Science of the Bleeding Obvious! CPE activity
Trauma Surgery: The Science of the Bleeding Obvious!
An interactive exhibit bringing the world of civilian trauma care to life, showcasing the research being conducted at one of the world’s top trauma centres. School/Institute/Department:
School of Medicine & Dentistry, Blizard Institute
Subjects:
Trauma surgery, Medicine
Audience:
KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Families
Upcoming
Urban River Survey CPE activity
Urban River Survey
Using public input to help in tracking and developing best practice for managing non-native plants invading river networks in London and the wider UK. School/Institute/Department:
Urban River Survey
Subjects:
Geography
Audience:
A-Level, Adult, General Public
Upcoming
Warblr CPE activity
Warblr
A phone app that uses QMUL research to allow the public to identify birds by their song while also gathering data for a citizen science initiative to map geolocated bird sounds. School/Institute/Department:
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Subjects:
Ornithology, Citizen Science, Smart Apps
Audience:
Bird Watchers, General Public, Researchers
Upcoming
Wild, Wild Women CPE activity
Wild, Wild Women
A collaborative research report sharing learning from an intergenerational arts programme bringing together older women in east London with local school girls. School/Institute/Department:
School of English and Drama
Subjects:
Arts; Collaborative Research;
Audience:
Artists; Art Organisations; Community Organisations
Recent
WISE@QMUL Video Series CPE activity
WISE@QMUL Video Series
A video project promoting STEMM subjects to girls who may not have considered them before, and to create a supportive environment from parents. School/Institute/Department:
WISE
Subjects:
Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, Mathematics
Audience:
School Children, Parents, Schools
Upcoming
Young History Project CPE activity
Young History Project
A collaboration between universities, secondary schools, and heritage institutions which engaged young people in original historical research. School/Institute/Department:
School of History
Subjects:
History
Audience:
KS3, KS4, KS5, Sixth Form, GCSE, A-Level, Teachers
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