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Sunday 23 July 2017

Different perspectives: archaeology and the Middle East in World War l

(until 30 Sep 17)

When World War 1 broke out, 61-year-old Flinders Petrie tried to join up and later had to watch while his students and wife put on military uniforms. 'Different Perspectives' considers…

Petrie Museum

East Side Stories: Londoners in transition

(until 15 Dec 17)

East London has a long and fascinating history of regeneration and change. This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged…


UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

This May, visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology,…


Tuesday 25 July 2017

Papyrus: storytelling

(until 27 Jul 17)

Join us to explore fragments of stories from ancient Egypt, preserved on papyrus in the museum. Can you finish the tales using objects in the museum?

Petrie Museum

POWER TO THE CITIZEN! Data and Co-Creation in the Digital City

18:30  — 20:00

The ways in which we define and engage with digital city systems is changing. This no longer lies exclusively in the hands of architects, designers, engineers, computer scientists and…

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Brain Detectives Workshops for Adolescents

08:45  — 18:00

Brain Detectives is a series of free half-day (4 hour), science workshops hosted at the UCL Institute of Education, that give young people a chance to learn about how the brain works…


Thursday 27 July 2017

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): mind and body

18:30  — 19:30

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) impacts about 10% of women. Some women go undiagnosed, and don't realise that some of their problems - such as weight gain, depression, and fertility…


Friday 28 July 2017

Nutrition, Oral Health & Performance Symposium

09:00  — 17:00

Join us for a ground breaking, one-day symposium in sport and exercise medicine and oral health. Expert speakers will explore: State-of-the-art developments and future of sport nutrition…


Saturday 29 July 2017

Creature creations

13:30  — 16:30

Create art inspired by the weird and wonderful animals in the Grant Museum, or invent a brand new animal in our family art day with our museum artist. Drop in it's free and there's no need to book.


Saturday 19 August 2017

Chronic Pain in the UK Today: Medical, Academic, and Political Perspectives

09:00  — 16:30

Greater understanding of chronic pain is desperately needed to improve individual experiences and broader medical practices. This one-day free workshop explicitly aims to begin this…


Wednesday 6 September 2017

The Head of Flinders Petrie?

13:15  — 14:00

Find out more about the so-called head of Flinders Petrie that is stored in a jar in the Royal College of Surgeons. Elizabeth Jones (UCL STS) explains why it is there and the questions to science that it poses.


Thursday 14 September 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 1)

13:00  — 21:00

The first day in a trio of symposia exploring the concept of situated practice in contemporary art, architecture and urbanism. The Gower Street campus of UCL was planned and built on…


Saturday 7 October 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 2)

09:00  — 20:00

The second day of three in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted at Here East on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, close to Hackney Wick and…


Tuesday 31 October 2017

What if… we really wanted to further social mobility through education?

17:30  — 18:45

Challenge our panel and find out more about the latest ideas on boosting social mobility through education. Join us in the debate and let your voice be heard.

Saturday 4 November 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 3)

09:00  — 17:30

The final day in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted in Folkestone, on the final weekend of the Folkestone Triennial. At the littoral edge…