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Wednesday 16 November 2016

2016 UCL Lancet Lecture: Action on climate change for a healthier world – putting the Paris Agreement into practice

17:00  — 19:30

The 2015 Paris agreement on climate change was an historic step for the world in tackling the biggest global threat facing the 21st century. At the 2016 UCL Lancet lecture, former UN…

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Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture 2016: Gold working reconsidered: a laboratory perspective

18:00  — 19:30

Dr Maria Filomena Guerra will give the Professor Beno Rothenberg Memorial Lecture 2016 at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. This lecture will illustrate the rich palettes of Mycenaean…

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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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Creative Economy in Peru: balance and perspectives

17:30  — 19:00

Coined in the United Kingdom in the early nineties, the creative economy refers to the services and products protected by intellectual property rights, in which the “creative content”…

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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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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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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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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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Vigilante mobilization and local order: evidence from Mexico

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17:30  — 19:00

Why do some communities engage in armed mobilization in response to disorder and insecurity, while others do not? Can these communities improve local order in the absence of a strong…

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Thursday 17 November 2016

20th Annual Grant Lecture: Nature for Us?

18:30  — 21:00

Our relationship with the natural world has changed over the last 50 years. As we’ve became increasingly aware of the our impacts of our activities on nature the goals of nature conservation…

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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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Europe after Brexit: freedom and protection in a crisis-driven union

18:15  — 19:45

The British referendum has caused shockwaves not just in Westminster and in the UK, but in the rest of Europe too. Beyond the upcoming “divorce negotiations”, unprecedented and difficult…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - How Putin reacts: ideology, power, wealth and security in Russian foreign policy

13:15  — 13:55

Putin aims today above all to maintain and strengthen his position in power and protect the wealth of himself and his allies. His foreign policy is essentially reactive, responding…

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Petrie Film Club Presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Wood Lane: Forty Years of "I, Claudius"

18:00  — 20:00

Universally regarded as a milestone in the history of television drama, 'I, Claudius' turns forty this Autumn. In order to mark the occasion, Egyptologist and Classicist John J Johnston…

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The 2016 Presidential Election: A Roundtable

17:30  — 19:00

The 2016 US presidential election process promises to be controversial and high octane right up until election day on 7 November. Just over a week after the election has taken place,…

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UCL Chamber Music Club: ensembles

17:30  — 18:30

A concert showcasing new ensembles, formed by the UCL student, staff and alumni members of this year’s Chamber Music Club.

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Would men rather kill themselves than see a therapist?

18:30  — 19:30

Men commit suicide more than women and seek therapy less than women. Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how we might improve male help-seeking. Psychologists…

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Monday 21 November 2016

Challenging myths and misconceptions: understanding the Nazi camps and the Holocaust

18:00  — 20:00

This event will focus on the challenges and future of Holocaust education. It will also see the unveiling of a major new website on the history of the Nazi camps. The website is the…

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Professor William Goetzmann: crash expectations and the availability bias

18:30  — 19:30

Professor William Goetzmann of the Yale School of Management presents his paper on 'Crash Expectations and the Availability Bias'. Historical data suggest that the base rate for…

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What about the men? Mansplaining masculinity

18:00  — 20:00

In honour of International Men's Day 2016, Dave Pickering takes us on a personal journey through gender as he tries to explain masculinity both to you and to himself. Part true storytelling,…

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Tuesday 22 November 2016

European responses to the Holocaust – an evening with Yiftach Meiri

17:30  — 19:00

Yiftach will discuss the way the anti-Jewish policy and the Holocaust were carried out in different fashions in different parts of Europe, which is also connected to the topic of collaboration…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Cancer evolution through space and time

13:15  — 13:55

While it has long been appreciated that no two tumours are identical, recent work suggests that even two regions of the same tumour can be remarkably distinct, which likely contributes…

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

Bright Club

19:30  — 22:00

Researchers become stand-up comedians as Bright Club brings UCL researchers together with the public for a great night of comedy! Organised by the UCL Public Engagement Unit, the…

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UCL Graduate Open Day

14:00  — 19:00

Come and see what makes UCL the UK’s number 1 university for graduate study and why we consistently rank in the World Top 20. With nearly 700 graduate programmes, there is plenty to…

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