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Monday 31 October 2016

Book Launch - Intellectual disability and stigma: stepping out from the margins

15:00  — 17:00

An afternoon of short talks by the editors and some of the book’s authors followed by a Reception to launch the book: ‘Intellectual Disability and Stigma: Stepping Out from the Margins’, published by Palgrave Macmillan

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Cabinets of consequence

(until 29 May 17)

We often do not see the connection between technology and the natural world. Yet the Earth’s beauty and resources have not only inspired technological innovation, they are essential…

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Fair play and foul: connecting with Shakespeare at UCL

(until 15 Dec 16)

This exhibition considers Shakespeare’s influence and our perennial fascination with the Bard. From the cause célèbre of William Ireland’s forgeries in the 1790s to the continuing…

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Natural creativity: sex and trickery

(until 23 Dec 16)

Why is the natural world so colourful and varied? This exhibition of drawings by Clara Lacy looks at the myriad of shapes, sizes and behavioural tactics some animals have evolved in…

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Vault: David Blackmore, Kara Chin, Naomi Fitzsimmons

(until 16 Dec 16)

This exhibition and series of public events is the 7th annual invitation to students at the Slade School of Art to delve into UCL’s art collections and to create new works in response.…

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Tuesday 1 November 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures - Hospitality and hostility: the role of established refugees in a crisis

13:15  — 13:55

It is often assumed that refugees passively wait to receive assistance provided by the UN, host states and international organisations, but established refugees are also often active…

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Two women on thin ice

(until 15 Dec 16)

Two women on thin ice: climate change science meets contemporary art. The exhibition by UCL Polar scientist Rachel Tilling and award-winning artist Zsuzsanna Ardó creates Arctic sights,…

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Wednesday 2 November 2016

Academic Centre of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research Lectures

16:00  — 19:00

UCL is recognised by EPSRC and GCHQ as a Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. We will be hosting two of short talks, followed by the Director of the ACE-CSR Professor Jens…

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Beyond disease prevention in reproductive selection and embryo modification

13:00  — 14:00

Prospective parents can employ various means to influence the expected characteristics of their future children. For instance, decisions about the timing of conception can be used to…

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Thursday 3 November 2016

Archaeology and espionage volunteer lunchtime talk

13:15  — 13:45

Ability to decipher codes, understand cartography, mastery of other languages and live simply in the desert landscape are all skills which can be applied to being an archaeologist but…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Paying the penalty: the sporting prison

13:15  — 13:55

How do sporting cultures help shape the world around us? And how do the stories historians tell about them shape the present and future? This talk will examine how the history of early…

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Neale Lecture 2016

18:00  — 20:00

This year's annual Neale Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Carpenter. David will be discussing 'No more than a vague symbol of good government: copies of Magna Carta in the…

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The crisis of democratic capitalism

13:00  — 14:00

With 2016 shaking our political foundations to its core, the chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, Martin Wolf, is visiting the Institute of Global Prosperity for a discussion…

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Friday 4 November 2016

Technology is not Neutral

(until 8 Jan 17)

This touring exhibition project that highlights and investigates the work of a group of women artists in the field of digital arts. From drone choreography, sequencing of bacteria and…

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UCL Chamber Music Club: Schubert

13:10  — 13:55

A performance of Schubert's expansive Piano Trio in E flat major, D.929. Dating from November 1827, this is one of the masterpieces of the composer's prolific final years.

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Saturday 5 November 2016

Festival of Geology

10:30  — 16:30

In partnership with the Geologists' Association and Rockwatch, UCL is proud to host this jam-packed day celebrating everything geological. With exhibitors, talks, displays, hands-on-activities…

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Monday 7 November 2016

Responsible Research and Innovation: The way forward

18:30  — 21:00

The UCL Hub for Responsible Research and Innovation is pleased to invite you to our last public event of the RRI Tools project: “RRI: The way forward”. Melanie Smallman (RRI Tools project)…

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Street Art World

18:30  — 20:00

UCL Urban Laboratory and Reaktion Books are hosting the launch event for 'Street Art World', the new book by Alison Young. Based on twenty years of research in the graffiti and street…

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Tuesday 8 November 2016

Water SDGs and future water management symposium

12:30  — 19:00

On 8 – 9 November 2016 the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR) will be hosting a two-day conference in London. Being the 5th in a series of BHP Billiton Sustainable…

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Wednesday 9 November 2016

Brazil after the impeachment

18:00  — 19:30

What is next for Brazil after this year's impeachment of Dilma Rousseff? The president elected in 2014 was removed from office last August after the Senate found her guilty of breaking…

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Founder and President of Esri @ UCL

16:30  — 21:00

Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of Esri, will be visiting UCL and giving a talk on his vision for how GIS and Geography can help address the global challenges we face today to…

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The cat: moving from the savannah to the home

18:00  — 21:00

In most animal groups, posture changes depending on the size of the animal, but not in cats. An evolutionary oddity that has long puzzled researchers. Join scientists from UCL and…

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Water SDGs and future water management symposium

09:00  — 14:00

On 8 – 9 November 2016 the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR) will be hosting a two-day conference in London. Being the 5th in a series of BHP Billiton Sustainable…

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White cannibalism in the slave trade: the curious case of the Schooner Arrogante

17:30  — 19:00

The examination of the story of what happened on the Arrogante constitutes another example that supports the case of historians who currently claim that the atrocities committed by…

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Archaeology and espionage volunteer lunchtime talk

13:15  — 13:45

Ability to decipher codes, understand cartography, mastery of other languages and live simply in the desert landscape are all skills which can be applied to being an archaeologist but…

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