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Monday 9 October 2017

Che: Man, Myth, and Legacy

17:30  — 19:30

50 years after his execution, this seminar, chaired by Dr Paulo Drinot (Senior Lecturer in Latin American History, UCL Institute of the Americas and editor of Che's Travels: The Making…

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Damien Hirst - the art patron and pharmacy

17:30  — 18:30

Amongst artists today, Damien Hirst stands out for his success in capitalising on his persona. But beneath his controversial public profile, Hirst has in plain sight explored other…

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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…

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The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. View new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.

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The Museum of Ordinary Animals

(until 16 Dec 17)

This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. Mundane creatures like dogs, cats, cows, chickens and mice often get overlooked in displays for dinosaurs,…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert Series

17:30  — 18:30

The opening concert of the 66th season will present varied repertoire, including Jacques Ibert’s Jeux for flute and piano. Refreshments will be served after the concert.

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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 10 October 2017

Could a World Parliament Strengthen the Democratic Legitimacy of Global Governance?

18:15  — 19:30

The idea of a global parliament is at least two centuries old, but both its desirability and its achievability are still contested. The talk will consider arguments for and against…

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Experimental Psychology Seminar: How representations of prediction error explain speech perception and deception

13:00  — 14:00

Dr. Helen Blank, Institute of Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Perception depends on combining sensory input with prior knowledge. When sensory signals…

Illustration of Alzheimer's Disease

Meritocracy and its Discontents

09:00  — 18:30

As part of the Yale-UCL Collaborative, the UCL Faculty of Laws is delighted to host a conference on themes from the manuscript of Professor Daniel Markovits’ new book Meritocracy and…

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The Good Bohemian

13:00  — 14:00

Artist Rebecca John talks about her grand-mother Ida John’s letters and her marriage to Augustus John.

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Wednesday 11 October 2017

IMN Seminar Series: ‘Network structure of the human musculoskeletal system shapes neural interactions on multiple timescales’ - Dr Tjeerd Boonstra

10:30  — 11:30

Speaker: Dr Tjeerd Boonstra, Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia Title: ‘Network structure of the human musculoskeletal system shapes neural interactions…

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Unexpected Utility: Sequencing the Head of Jeremy Bentham

13:15  — 13:50

This talk explores what ancient DNA is and how an attempt was made to sequence the genome of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham. Lucy van Dorp will explain why we bother to analyse ancient…

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Thursday 12 October 2017

Evidence and challenges from the Italian Marmot review, 2017

17:00  — 18:00

The talk will be delivered by Professor Giuseppe Costa and will focus on the Italian "Marmot" review commissioned by the Ministry of Health in Italy, the first ministry in a southern…

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Provost's Lunch Hour Lecture

13:10  — 13:55

UCL’s President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, will give a summary of our progress to date with our ambitious strategy, UCL 2034. This will be set against the background of his…

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Monday 16 October 2017

Learning and transfer: lessons from action video games - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Daphne Bavelier, Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Brain & Learning, University of Geneva Learning and transfer: lessons from action video games Host: Mairead MacSweeney

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Victor Mallet in conversation with Salil Tripathi on his new book

18:00  — 20:00

River of Life. River of Death...The Ganges and India's Future Book reviews: To try and fathom the wonders and follies of India through a river is grand ambition…and Victor Mallet…

Tuesday 17 October 2017

ALS Seminar Series: Overlapping cellular pathomechanisms between ALS and distal hereditary motor neuropathies

12:00  — 13:00

Speaker: Bernadett Kalmar - Sobell Department, Institute of Neurology, UCL Host: Linda Greensmith This is part of the ALS Seminar Series. All welcome.

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Experimental Psychology Seminar: Sensing, Modelling and Understanding Human Behaviour from Mobile Data

13:00  — 14:00

Mirco Musolesi, Reader in Data Science, Department of Geography, University College London, The Alan Turing Institute In the recent years, the emergence and widespread adoption of…

Illustration of Alzheimer's Disease

In Performance: Eloise Lawson

13:00  — 14:00

Slade artist Eloise Lawson performs the work she developed during her residency as part of The composition has been reversed exhibition. Part of the UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration programmes.

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Learning Individualized Treatment Effects from Observational Data Seminar - Professor Mihaela van der Schaar

13:00  — 14:00

Current treatment guidelines have been developed for the “average” patient, but there is ample evidence that different treatments have different effects on different individual. To…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

19:00  — 21:30

Presented jointly by the UCL Chamber Music Club and the Oxford and Cambridge Musical Club, this wide-ranging concert will include songs by Henry Purcell, accompanied by baroque ’cello…

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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Defending Human Rights in Oaxaca, Mexico

13:00  — 15:00

UCL Institute of the Americas and Peace Brigades International UK (PBI UK) co-organise this discussion with prominent human rights defenders from the state of Oaxaca (Mexico), Rosalinda Dionicio and Marcos Leyva.

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Professor Jonathan Roiser's inaugural lecture: Understanding the depressed brain

17:30  — 18:30

We are very pleased to announce Professor Jonathan Roiser’s inaugural lecture, 'Understanding the depressed brain.' HOST: Professor Neil Burgess ICN Director All welcome.

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