Following the first Economics Challenge session, the participating secondary schools returned on March 4th for further insight into what it’s like to study economics, especially at UCL, alongside an award ceremony for the Challenge. The event began with students receiving participatory certificates for all their hard work in creating multi-media presentations. Aman Sharma, a 3rd … More Economics Challenge 2019 Winner!
1. What is your role and what does it involve? I am a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at UCL and am teaching economics to both economics and non-economics majors. In the meantime, I am the skills lab coordinator. As one of the personal tutors, I provide guidance and support to students. Also, … More Q&A with Dunli Li
1. What is your role and what does it involve? I am a Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at UCL. I am also the Department BSc Director and Careers Tutor. As BSc Director I have oversight of our undergraduate curriculum, both what we teach and how we teach and assess student learning. … More Q&A with Cloda Jenkins
1. What is your role and what does it involve? Director, which means I am responsible for the vision and strategy of the Centre (CTaLE). I also organise the seminar series and run several of our projects, including the First Year Challenge. 2. How long have you been at UCL and what was your previous … More Q&A with Parama Chaudhury
In the next few weeks we’ll be publishing a series of posts for everyone to get to know the members of CTaLE. These quick Q&A posts will feature insights on the projects the academics are working on as well as quirky economics jokes they find amusing (groan). Stay tuned! Questions?Email us at email@example.com
Five secondary schools around London were selected to take part in the new Economics Challenge modelled around the First Year Challenge. On February 11th, each school sent students from year 10 and year 11 to experience what it would be like to study economics in a university environment. Professor Antonio Cabrales, UCL Economics Head of … More Introducing the Economics Challenge 2019!
On Wednesday, 3rd year UCL Economics students, Hannah Buttle and Otso Hao, presented their study on the BME Attainment Gap at Posters in Cloisters 2019. This event highlights the best of undergraduate research at UCL with two being selected for Posters in Parliament, an exhibition of undergraduate research at Westminster. We caught up with Otso … More Posters in Cloisters 2019: The BME Attainment Gap