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Friday 27 October 2017

2017 UCL Finance Conference

08:00  — 18:00

The UCL Finance Conference is the flagship event of our society and has established itself as one of the biggest and most prestigious finance conferences in Europe, Middle-East and…

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Challenges of Translating Research into Policy

15:30  — 19:00

This seminar, supported by the Early Career Forum of the IEHC, gathers a range of speakers with vast experience of the process of translating research into policy, both in the UK and…

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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Emergent Quantum Mechanics 2017

(until 28 Oct 17)

On the occasion of David Bohm’s 100th birthday, questions will be addressed in search of a possible ‘deeper-level theory’ for quantum mechanics that interconnects three fields of knowledge:…

Hungry Hungry Herbivores

(until 28 Oct 17)

From dugongs to hippos and camels to snails join us for this half-term holidays as we investigate some huge herbivores and some marvellous munchers. Take part in our fun specimen based…

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Sew Spooky at UCL - Halloween costumes that won't spook the planet

10:00  — 16:00

Bring your costumes back from the dead this Halloween. On Friday 27th October, UCL will be hosting a Halloween costume swap and crafting workshops. Join us from 10–4pm in the North…

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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Transmedia Spain/Queer Mexico: Cinema, Television and Visual Studies

18:00  — 21:00

You are warmly invited to celebrate the launch of the Bulletin of Spanish Visual Studies and hear a talk by distinguished Professor Paul Julian Smith, titled Transmedia Spain/Queer…

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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Sunday 29 October 2017

Activism in Zones of Violence and Institutional Fragility: The Case of Michoacán, Mexico

17:00  — 18:30

Dr. Trevor Stack (University of Aberdeen) - Drawing on fresh research from a large ESRC-funded team project in Mexico, I will address the challenges faced by activists or rights defenders…

Monday 30 October 2017

Can cognitive neuroscience rescue psychiatric drug discovery? New efforts and an outlook - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Christopher Chatham, Biomarkers & Clin. Imag. Neurosci. Roche Pharma Host: Oliver Robinson All are welcome.

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Glymphatics

09:00  — 17:30

Confirmed external speakers include: Maiken Nedergaard, Jeff Illif, Jonathan Kipnis, and Roxana Carare Join the debate on Twitter: #UCLDementiaSeminars Please email Elizabeth to be…

Green Week

(until 5 Nov 17)

Join us for a week of festivities aimed to inspire and engage you in sustainable living! Green Week is a great opportunity for students and staff to celebrate and raise awareness…

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LWENC Symposium: Clearing the Brain: Protein Clearance in Neurodegenerative Disease

09:00  — 17:00

Featuring Maiken Nedergaard, Jonathan Kipnis, Roxana Carare, and Jeff Illiff Hosted by Professors John Hardy, Nick Fox, Mark Lythgoe

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New prospects, hard choices: UK trade policy and Brexit

18:15  — 20:00

Lord Peter Mandelson will speak at GGI on the UK Brexit Trade policy, 'in conversation' with Stephen Adams.

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Quebec’s Silent Revolution since the 1990s

18:00  — 19:30

A discussion with Jocelyn Létourneau, Professor in the Contemporary History of Quebec, Laval University - In the 1960s Quebec witnessed the so-called Quiet Revolution – generally acknowledged…

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Dark Matter Day Symposium

13:00  — 17:00

This Halloween is Dark Matter Day and we will hear the latest advances in Dark Matter research at the Royal Astronomical Society, from some of the leaders in the field: Dr Andrew Pontzen…

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Free Cycling Lessons

11:00  — 14:30

Project Active have joined up with the UCL Sustainability to bring you free urban cycle skills training to celebrate Green week 2017. Improve your cycling skills and confidence in…

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Inference for iterated GMM under misspecification and clustering

12:30  — 13:30

This paper proposes simple new inference methods for over-identified Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) estimation which correct the standard error bias which arises when moments are…

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Repair Cafe

13:00  — 16:00

Come along to find out how investing in what we already own adds value, brings meaning, and creates joy. By repairing we bring together what we need to remake our world. Through problem…

Sustainability Festival

12:00  — 15:00

Come and meet charities and organisations, including: UCL Conservation Group, FareShare, Heath Hands, Thames21, The Conservation Volunteers, Roots & Shoots and more! Explore social…

UCL Prize Lecture in Clinical Science

17:30  — 18:30

This annual prize lecture series has been running for 19 years and has become the pre-eminent series on contemporary science in Europe. The event, which provides an opportunity to debate…

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What if… we really wanted to further social mobility through education?

17:30  — 18:45

Challenge our panel and find out more about the latest ideas on boosting social mobility through education. Join us in the debate and let your voice be heard. In association with TES.

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