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Saturday 14 October 2017

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 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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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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The Galloway (2014) Hoard: Vikings (and Anglo-Saxons) in South-West Scotland

18:00  — 20:00

Professor James Graham-Campbell presents the 9th Annual Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies on The Galloway (2014) Viking hoard, a collection of over 100 objects of gold and…

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Thursday 19 October 2017

Synaptopathies Seminar Series - Synapse degeneration and resilience: what we are learning from Wnt signals at the synapse

17:30  — 18:30

Speaker: Professor Patricia Salinas, UCL Part of the Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology Synaptopathies Seminar Series

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Taboo - The ethics of abortion

13:10  — 13:55

Despite its legalisation in most western nations, a significant minority of people are still deeply morally opposed to abortion. Dr Greasley will explore exactly why the abortion problem…

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UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Nadia Guerra

12:00  — 13:00

Speaker: Dr Nadia Guerra, Imperial College London Host: Dr Viki Male

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Writings Through Time - The Power of Words: A Black Perspective

18:00  — 20:00

Using Timbuktu as a starting point we’ll take you on a literary journey back through time, dipping in and out of history. We’ll stop off to examine the impact of the written word: texts…

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Friday 20 October 2017

Bentham Hackathon

UCL have teamed up with IBM to hack the writings of the philosopher and social reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). Bentham wrote on a vast array of subjects including democratic reform,…

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Free bike maintenance & cycle safety awareness event

10:00  — 16:00

Cycling can be daunting in London, especially if you are new to the city. This event is aimed at making cycling that little bit safer! By attending this event you will: Receive free…

Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism

(until 21 Oct 18)

Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism brings together experts from literary studies, philosophy, theology and political science, to reassess the author’s status as ‘prophet’…

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Sustainable Development in the Himalaya

18:00  — 21:00

UCL Humanitarian Institute evening public event on sustainable development in the Himalaya discussing Unconventional Energy Resources Humanitarian History in the Himalaya Tourism…

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Saturday 21 October 2017

Bloomsbury Festival

Once again, UCL is hosting the Bloomsbury Festival on Saturday 21 October, when a range of UCL researchers will show work related to the theme of Independence. There’ll be food, music,…

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Sensational Ways of Seeing: Visual Impairment Hackathon

14:00  — 16:00

As part of the Bloomsbury Festival 2017, join us as we bring together groups of people with visual impairments and UCL researchers to hack technologies to create more accessible, inclusive,…

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