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Saturday 20 January 2018

Colour & Emotion

(until 21 Feb 18)

This Colour & Emotion exhibition is the outcome of an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project looking at colour, sensation and emotion and was funded by a UCL Grand Challenges:…

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UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

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, and modern…

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What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Assessing the Green Finance Boom: Prospects for a Market-led Sustainable Future?

18:15  — 19:30

Green finance now forms a key plank of the UK finance industry’s contribution to the campaign against climate change. There has been a huge global demand for green bonds, with the market…

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Barbarella: an immersive cinema experience

20:30  — 22:30

In October 1968 'Barbarella', a sci-fi adventure starring a creatively-clad Jane Fonda, was released in the UK. This was a period of black power protests and anti-Vietnam riots: anti-establishment…

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What if… we really wanted evidence-informed practice in the classroom?

17:45  — 19:00

There’s been a big push to get classroom practice shaped by evidence of ‘what works’. This has been largely inspired by advances in healthcare, where the use of research trials and…

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Wednesday 24 January 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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STEaPP Seminar Series - How is evidence used in the UK Parliament? Latest Findings

15:30  — 17:00

Legislatures need evidence. Unfortunately, academic evidence makes up a small proportion of the wider gamut of ‘evidence’ considered by parliamentarians. Following the recent publication…

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STREETLIFE Works + Practice in Progress

(until 2 Feb 18)

We are excited to announce a new exhibition – STREETLIFE – coming to The Bartlett in January 2018. STREETLIFE opens at 7.45pm on Wednesday 24 January and remains open to the public…

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Thursday 25 January 2018

CLOSER Seminars: Capturing contemporary family diversity in longitudinal datasets

12:30  — 13:30

This seminar combines presentations of findings from two complementary research projects funded by the Nuffield Foundation which aim to improve our data and knowledge about diverse…

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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico's Not-So-Natural Disaster

18:00  — 19:30

On Wednesday 20 September 2017 the lives of Puerto Ricans on the island and abroad changed forever. Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico as a category four storm (sustained winds of 150mph),…

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Lunch Hour Lecture - The rising culture of non-drinking: are we getting sick of being sick?

13:10  — 13:55

Adolescence is the time when children are likely to experiment with risky behaviours such as drinking alcohol. While around the age of 15 is the time when children are likely to engage…

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Nick Clegg: 'How to stop Brexit'

18:15  — 19:45

Extricating Britain from Europe will be the greatest challenge this country has faced since the Second World War – or its greatest crisis. But in Nick Clegg’s view there is nothing…

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Friday 26 January 2018

UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

'Around 1917': marking last year’s centenary of the Russian Revolution, we present a programme of music by modernist and avant-garde Russian composers from both pre- and post-revolutionary…

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Wednesday 31 January 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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Historical antecedents and post-WWII regionalism in the Americas

17:00  — 18:30

This paper brings new evidence and argument to the debate on the emergence of multilateral regional security agreements after World War II, encapsulated in Hemmer and Katzenstein’s…

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RESCHEDULED: JBS Haldane Lecture - Dr. Heather Douglas: How the Public Can Assess Expertise

18:00  — 20:00

Although general trust in expertise remains relatively high, trust in specific expertise has seen drops for some publics. More worrisome, the relationship between experts and the public…

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Thursday 1 February 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - The cradle of humanity – why did the changing landscape of Africa make us so smart?

13:10  — 13:55

Humans are weak and have no natural weapons, but because we are super smart, we are the world’s top predator. But why did revolution favour the brainy ape? Mark Maslin investigates…

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The Richard Neustadt Lecture: 'Why Americans Think the Founding Fathers Have All the Answers'

18:00  — 19:30

Americans love the Founding Fathers, and American politicians constantly invoke them. Listen to American political debate for any length of time and you will hear the Founders enlisted…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

A concert welcoming members making their début as performers with the Chamber Music Club.

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Monday 5 February 2018

Byzantine Pharmacology between East and West

17:30  — 18:30

"The Byzantine Empire, with its capital in Constantinople (now Istanbul), then a mainly Greek-speaking region, constituted a natural crossroads between East and West for more than a…

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The Art of Science and Health

(until 9 Mar 18)

'The Art of Science and Health' exhibition showcases a wide selection of work produced by UCL Health Creatives; whose aim is to make science and medicine understandable and accessible…

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“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…

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Tuesday 6 February 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - The passenger rail network: a public good or a profit maker?

13:10  — 13:55

The subject of many newspaper columns and supposed poster child of a success of private sector involvement in transport provision: Britain’s railways. Come find out more about the complex…

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What if… we really wanted to support schools facing the greatest challenge?

17:45  — 19:00

Some schools have made a name for themselves in performing ‘against the odds’, their pupils chalking up impressive achievements in national tests and exams. But still there remains…

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