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Saturday 23 June 2018

Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

(until 16 Apr 19)

The UCL Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine, will run from May 2018 to April 2019. The exhibition showcases how humanity…


WAVECRAFT: Two pioneers of EEG and their world

(until 31 Jul 18)

90 years ago Hans Berger discovered the brain’s ‘alpha’ rhythm. A decade later William Grey Walter set up the first EEG lab in the UK before becoming a leading light in the field. This…


“Dangers and Delusions”? Perspectives on the women’s suffrage movement

(until 14 Dec 18)

Displaying items from UCL Special Collections, this exhibition examines the actions and reactions attending the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s up to the Representation of…


Monday 25 June 2018

Accountability, Indigenous sovereignty, and Decolonization in 3 Contexts: School-based, youth participatory action research with Indigenous, Latinx, and elite high school students

11:00  — 12:30

As a kind of youth-led research, school-based youth participatory action research aims to position young people as researchers of their lived experiences. This positioning requires…


Tuesday 26 June 2018

Accountable to Whom?: Restorative and Subversive Approaches to Radicalize Research Ethics

18:00  — 19:30

How is the normative, institutionalized approach to research ethics within universities relevant (or not) in the context of doing work that is committed to decolonization and to revealing…


Wednesday 27 June 2018

Participatory evaluation for development programmes – taking a de-colonial participatory research approach to evaluation

12:00  — 13:00

Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández and Elena Toukan (with Toukan via Skype) from University of Toronto discuss dilemmas and best practices for evaluating participatory development projects…


Saturday 30 June 2018

Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many scales a pangolin has? Well, bring along your budding zoologists for our family hands-on specimen based activities and be inspired…


Monday 2 July 2018

Cellular Coenzymes in Health & Disease

(until 3 Jul 18)

The International Association for Cellular Coenzymes (IACC) will be holding their Inauguaral Symposium at UCL, with renowned speakers from all over the world. This two day event will…


Thursday 5 July 2018

The struggle for social justice in education

16:45  — 18:40

Join us to mark Professor Geoff Whitty’s long-standing association with the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) – from trainee teacher to Director Emeritus. We will be reflecting on Geoff’s…


Saturday 7 July 2018

Festival of Stuff

13:00  — 17:00

Join the Institute of Making to celebrate the sheer joy of stuff, as it hosts a one-day, large-scale, drop-in and totally free street festival with a wealth of curious things to get…


Saturday 14 July 2018

Creature Creations

13:30  — 16:30

Create works of art inspired by some of the weird and wonderful animals that call the Grant Museum home or invent your very own brand new animal, give it a name and add it to our collection…


Wednesday 25 July 2018

TYC 5th Energy Workshop: From Atoms to Applications

(until 27 Jul 18)

Modelling of materials properties and processes from first principles is becoming sufficiently accurate as to facilitate the design and testing of new systems in silico. Computational…


Saturday 28 July 2018

Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many scales a pangolin has? Well, bring along your budding zoologists for our family hands-on specimen based activities and be inspired…


Thursday 30 August 2018

Crime Science versus Crime Fiction: exploding the myths

18:00  — 20:00

Crime fiction is now officially the most popular genre in the world. From Sherlock Holmes to CSI, fictional depictions of this good-versus-evil conflict have sought to utilise the latest…


Saturday 15 September 2018

It's All Academic - The Festival of UCL

10:00  — 17:00

Quiz leading academics and get hands-on with some of UCL’s most exciting research at It’s All Academic – a free festival for all ages and interests. Explore what life will look like…


Monday 15 October 2018

Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…


Tuesday 16 October 2018

Evening Event: Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

18:00  — 21:00

Join us at UCL’s Pathology Museum for an evening event to celebrate a newly installed art exhibition which explores the relationships between body matter and the biological rhythms…