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Monday 26 June 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…


Exploring technology upgrading in emerging and transition economies

09:00  — 18:00

The conference will explore the process of ‘shifting wealth’ or the increasing economic weight of emerging and transition economies in the world economy. The initial opening of China…


The Bartlett Summer Show 2017

(until 8 Jul 17)

The Bartlett School of Architecture’s world-renowned annual showcase sees over 650 students exhibiting an incredible range of inventive, creative and visual work including models, drawings,…


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 27 June 2017

Personal Genetic Testing: Challenges and Benefits in and Beyond the Clinic

09:45  — 19:30

Sponsored by the UCL Grand Challenges Initiative, this workshop aims at establishing a highly interdisciplinary, highly engaged UK-based community of researchers and practitioners that…


Wednesday 28 June 2017

Papyrus for the people: open night

18:00  — 20:00

Come behind the scenes at the Petrie Museum to learn about our collection of letters, drawings and tales on papyrus. Look at our conservation techniques and find out how this delicate…

Petrie Museum

Thursday 29 June 2017

Ocean's Brexit: Maritime Policy after British Withdrawal

18:30  — 20:00

Since the referendum, the prospect of Brexit has been preoccupying the minds of policy makers, civil servants, professionals and academics across almost all sectors of society and the…


Monday 3 July 2017

English Grammar Day 2017

09:30  — 17:00

A day of talks and discussion on aspects of English grammar Join leading language authorities to reflect on the state of, and attitudes towards, English grammar. Speakers include…


Potential Realities

10:00  — 18:00

Glass Artist Jenny Walsh and Mixed Media Artist Andy Charalambous explore creative opportunities and unexpected perspectives found at the intersection of art and science. ‘Potential…


Thursday 6 July 2017

Different perspectives: World War 1 lunchtime talks

13:15  — 13:45

Find out more about the people and places featured in our exhibition on archaeology and the Middle East in World War 1, in this lecture by one of our volunteers.

Petrie Museum

Thursday 13 July 2017

Dead, life drawing

18:30  — 21:00

With cabinets full of (not so alive) life models from across the animal kingdom in some remarkable poses we invite you to join us for a lively evening of drawing. Ticket costs include wine and materials are provided.


Thursday 20 July 2017

HOMEROKENTRA: Female Voices Reading the Iliad

16:00  — 17:30

SUMMER SCHOOL IN HOMER 2017 presents: HOMEROKENTRA: Female Voices Reading the Iliad The Department of Greek and Latin, UCL invites you to our screening of the HOMEROKENTRA project,…


Saturday 22 July 2017

Explore zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant's tusk is? How sharp a shark's tooth is? Or how many teeth a dolphin has? Bring along your budding zoologists to be inspired by the natural world.…


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

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…