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Friday 29 August 2014

Art and Honour : contemporary impressions of WWI

(until 19 Dec 14)

This exhibition in the Main Library commemorates the start of World War I and has at its centre the UCL Roll of Honour. Drawing on UCL Special Collections’ Little Magazines, College…

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Solutions: exploring the influence of science and technology on prostate cancer

(until 19 Dec 14)

Curated by Dean Barratt (UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering) and Mark Emberton (UCL Surgery and Interventional Science), this exhibition explores advances in the understanding…

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Voices of War: UCL in WW1

(until 5 Apr 15)

What was the involvement of UCL students and alumni in the First World War? This exhibition, highlighted by personal stories and artefacts, tells of not only of UCL boys fighting…

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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Animals and engineers: learning from nature

18:30  — 21:00

Have you ever wondered how a snake can see in the infrared? Or how a moth can follow an incredibly faint scent trail to its source? It’s not that their senses are just the same as ours,…

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Saturday 6 September 2014

Explore the ancestors walk

10:30  — 12:30

A guided walk across the Greenwich Anglo-Saxon barrow cemetery. Look for traces of the 1500 year old burials, excavated in 1784. Help re-create this long-lost community overlooking…

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Walk the tidal Thames

14:00  — 17:00

Learn why the tidal Thames Estuary is neither a wasteland nor a wilderness. This three-mile walk will demonstrate urban infrastructure, flood management engineering and natural beauty,…

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Monday 8 September 2014

How the Thames made the City

17:00  — 18:30

Learn more about how financial institutions that drive the economy of the City rose because of the Thames and how does the Thames affect the City today. With Gustav Milne, an archaeologist…

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Wednesday 10 September 2014

Drawing Life

18:30  — 20:30

Join the Drawing Life workshops and find out how the act of drawing can unlock the complex relationships at work in nature. We will immerse ourselves in ecology while exploring the…

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The language of persuasion: keynote speech by Professor Ineke Sluiter

18:30  — 19:30

The organisers of "The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to its Theory and Practice in the Classical World" conference are happy to announce that the keynote speech will…

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Thursday 11 September 2014

And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe

10:25  — 18:00

All day symposium with leading academics speaking about the aftermath of the First World War and its effect on European Jewish communities. Organised by the Jewish Historical Society…

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Saturday 13 September 2014

Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:30

We have rifled through our drawers and searched through our cabinets to bring out some of our most amazing animals for our family hands-on specimen based activities. Ever wondered what…

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Succession to the Crown of Canada – The Court challenge and the consequences

18:00  — 19:00

In Canada, the Government sought to avoid dealing with the Provinces and the formal method of constitutional change by adopting the view that it is the United Kingdom’s law that determines…

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Friday 19 September 2014

Maya on the Thames

(until 21 Sep 14)

Interested in ancient writing, art, culture, and chocolate? Want to learn more about the ancient Maya? Then come and join us at the 3rd Annual Maya-on-the-Thames workshops at the UCL…

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Sunday 21 September 2014

Bright Club

15:00  — 16:00

Bright Club, the comedy night where UCL researchers try their hand at stand up comedy, is partnering up with Kew Gardens for a special series of events. Supported by a professional…

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Bright Club

19:00  — 22:00

Bright Club, the comedy night where UCL researchers try their hand at stand up comedy, continues a successful partnership with the National Trust with a special event at Ham House.…

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Gates to Egypt: mapping alternate worlds

18:00  — 20:00

Join James Kneale (UCL Geography) for a guide to mapping alternate London and creating gates that link the imperial metropolis to real and imagined visions of Egypt. Drawing on work…

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Thursday 25 September 2014

Show’n’Tell: Chagos Islands

13:00  — 14:00

We have invited PhD students who carry out research here at UCL to showcase just one object from the Museum’s collection of 68,000 and tell you what they know about it. David Curnick…

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Saturday 27 September 2014

Space beads from Ancient Egypt: making objects from meteorites

14:00  — 17:00

A joint event between the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL and the Royal Observatory Greenwich (Royal Museums Greenwich) on beads - over 5,000 years old - hammered out of…

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Sunday 28 September 2014

Things that travelled - Mediterranean glass in the first millennium AD

10:00  — 20:00

The conference will include sessions held at the British Museum and Wallace Collection as well as the Institute and will address key issues regarding the production and distribution…

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Monday 29 September 2014

Things that travelled - Mediterranean glass in the first millennium AD

10:00  — 20:00

The conference will include sessions held at the British Museum and Wallace Collection as well as the Institute and will address key issues regarding the production and distribution…

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Race and underachievement of Afro-Trinidadian boys

17:30  — 19:30

In Trinidad, dominant discourses on race and education often simplistically labels Afro-Trinidadian boys as the lowest academic achievers. This underachievement is viewed as pathological…

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Thursday 2 October 2014

Exhibition launch: UCL’s Past, Present and Future

17:00  — 20:00

The grand opening of the 2014 Black History Month Exhibition, which we take great pride in. This year, we will be celebrating the achievements of UCL alumni, academics and students.…

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GCEC Conference 2014: Entrepreneurship Everywhere

(until 4 Oct 14)

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference 2014, is the biggest annual gathering of the world’s leading entrepreneurship centres. Hosted by UCL, this will be…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

A festive baroque concert to start the season, featuring J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 4, BWV 1049, and cantatas by Thomas Arne, including 'The School of Anacreon'. Refreshments…

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UCL's past, present & future

(until 30 Oct 14)

This year, we will be celebrating the achievements of UCL alumni, academics and students. Follow the journey from the “past”, celebrating historic figures; The “present”, showcasing…

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