Public engagment

CUBIC is passionate about enhancing public understanding of brain structure and function through public engagement. Neuroscientists at CUBIC engage with a variety of audiences including school and university students, and the local Surrey community, and are particularly focused on providing educational opportunities to those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Everyone at CUBIC is encouraged to participate in activities to generate mutual benefit and enhance the quality and impact of our research.

2016 – present


Pint of Science Festival, Egham

CUBIC’s Dr Carl Hodgetts, alongside Natalie Starkey, will be leading Royal Holloway’s inaugural Pint of Science, which will involve a selection of exciting talks from neuroscientists and psychologists at the Department of Psychology.

Ticket link coming soon!

2016 – presen2019-ongSenscapes



CUBIC’s Dr. Joseph Barnby is the co-founder of Senscapes™. Senscapes is an immersive art experience that aims to bridge the gap between personal and shared sensory experiences by translating brain waves into visual art. They’ve been awarded grants from EU Horizon 2020, King’s College London, and the Science Gallery to develop and exhibit our work. Find out more ->


NAPLIC keynote lecture by Dr Saloni Krishnan

Dr Saloni Krishnan recently gave the keynote for the annual conference of NAPLIC – a. national organisation of teachers, speech and language therapists and other professionals. Find out more about NAPLIC here ->


Dr Saloni Krishnan presents at ‘Lost Lectures’, Natural History Museum 

In September 2019, Dr Saloni Krishnan and world champion beatboxer Bellatrix joined forces to take on the sonic story of the evolution of sound underneath the famous stegosaurus skeleton.