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Small Grants Showcase Reception from the UCL Grand Challenges

UCL Grand Challenges

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)

Small Grants Showcase Reception from the UCL Grand Chal...

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Reception for the Small Grants Showcase
from the UCL Grand Challenges

From 6 p.m. in the South Cloisters
Wilkins Building, UCL 

You are invited to attend a reception in the South Cloisters to celebrate the opening of the UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Showcase. The reception will begin at 6.00pm.

UCL Research Strategy and the
Grand Challenges
Professor David Price
(Vice Provost, Research UCL)
Sanitation and the Urban Poor: The case of urine diversion toilets in Durban, South Africa Dr Barbara Penner
(UCL Bartlett School of Architecture)
Open City: Architecture Dr Michael Stewart
(UCL Anthropology)
Negotiating Religion: Inquiries into the history and present of religious accommodation Dr François Guesnet
(Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL)
Tracking Activity in Relation to Disease: Using smartphone technology to create novel epidemiological tool Dr Eve Macharia
(Institute of Child Health)

Enjoy refreshments as you discover the range of cross-disciplinary work that has been funded under the Grand Challenges Small Grants programme. All of the previous recipients of small grants funding have prepared posters covering their cross disciplinary work. 

The small grants programme began with the first grand challenge, Global Health, and is now offered by all four Grand Challenges. The UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Poster Showcase brings together work that has been funded by all four Grand Challenges at UCL. You will see work from: 

Global Health GCGH
(established in 2008)

Sustainable Cities GCSC
(established in 2009)

Intercultural Interaction GCII
(established in 2010)

Human Wellbeing GCHW
(established in 2011)

Logos for all four Grand Challenges

The reception is free, but please register as it helps us decide how much food and drink to order.

Apply for a Small Grant from the UCL Grand Challenges

The Small Grants Showcase exists to promote the Small Grants scheme. If you are a member of staff at UCL you are encouraged to consider applying for one of these grants.

The grants award up £5,000 for cross-disciplinary activity under any one of the Grand Challenges.

Key dates for GC small grants AY 2012/13. All applications must be made online at www.ucl.ac.uk/grand-challenges/small-grants/ before 15 February 2012

All Small Grants applications must be submitted using the online form at


Apply for a small grant

The form will be available until 15 February 2013

Have questions about Small Grants Showcase Reception from the UCL Grand Challenges? Contact UCL Grand Challenges

When & Where

South Cloisters, Wilkins Building
Gower St
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)

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UCL Grand Challenges

Coordinator for the UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities

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