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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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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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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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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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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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Thursday 24 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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Bartlett Film Exchange: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)

17:30  — 19:30

Pruitt-Igoe, a mid-20th century public housing project in St. Louis, is commonly held as an archetype for the failure of publicly funded initiatives. Its dramatically captured demise…

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High courts and socio-economic rights in Latin America

17:30  — 19:00

In recent decades, citizens in democracies of the global south have increasingly turned to courts seeking to solve political disputes and to enforce rights. Some scholars have a cautious…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Imagine a world with no slums

13:15  — 13:55

How can we make our cities slum free? Dr Priti Parikh will discuss innovative approaches where engineering solutions are used to improve the living conditions of slums dwellers and…

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Two women on thin ice – art and science workshop

13:00  — 14:00

Join award-winning visual artist Zsuzsanna Ardó and Polar scientist Rachel Tilling to experience the Arctic through the eyes of an artist and a scientist. The event is inspired by…

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Friday 25 November 2016

'Between Neighborhoods': Film screening and discussion

17:30  — 19:30

Filmmaker Seth Fein will screen and discuss his new film, Between Neighborhoods, a history of Queens (New York City) as a transnational hub for people and commerce from the 1964 New…

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Climate governance after the Paris Agreement

18:15  — 19:30

This UCL Global Governance Institute public event comes at a critical time – with the Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 marking a dramatic breakthrough in multilateral negotiation…

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Liberalism's legacies

18:15  — 19:45

The past two decades have witnessed significant liberalization in both France and Germany in the critical areas of fiscal and labor-market policy, although the character of reforms…

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UCL Chamber Music Club: UCLU Music Society

13:10  — 13:55

A lunchtime concert featuring performers from UCLU Music Society.

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Saturday 26 November 2016

Creature creations

13:30  — 16:30

Create works of art inspired by some of the weird and wonderful animals that call the Grant Museum home or invent your very own brand new animal, give it a name and add it to our collection…

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Monday 28 November 2016

'Happy-go-lucky fellow': The 1966 bombing on Parliament Hill and lone-actor terrorism in Canada

18:00  — 19:30

When a lone-actor terrorist, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, attacked Parliament Hill in Ottawa in October 2014, there was little recognition that his was not the first such attack at the heart…

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English votes for English laws one year on: a critical evaluation

18:00  — 19:30

In October 2015 the House of Commons approved an important set of procedural changes, designed by the government, known as ‘English Votes for English Laws’. This new system has proved…

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Perspectives and perceptions of PrEP

17:00  — 19:00

Out@UCL and the MRC Clinical Trials Unit (UCL MRC CTU) at UCL will be hosting a World AIDS Day event, ‘perspectives and perceptions of PrEP’, an evening of discussion which seeks to…

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

Figures of solitude and resilience

18:00  — 20:30

Robinson, Ripley, Revenant… survivor fictions enjoy great success across different media and at all levels of cultural production. This symposium considers narratives of ‘last men’…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Are we waking up the sleeping Arctic Ocean?

13:15  — 13:55

Temperatures in the Arctic are rising at more than twice the global average rate. As the sea ice cover retreats, there is a radiation imbalance and a modification of the Arctic Ocean…

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Timescapes of urban change

18:30  — 20:15

Focusing on two cities that are exemplars of their urban regeneration in recent years: Barcelona and London, this event will bring together urban professionals and academics to reflect,…

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Wednesday 30 November 2016

Lecture by Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Foreign Office

17:30  — 19:30

UCL Public Policy presents Professor Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Professor Grimes will speak about his experience in post, consider…

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