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Saturday 28 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…


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…


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’…

Revolutionary Dostoevsky

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.


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,…


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…


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…


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


Green Week

09:00  — 18:00

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…

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

Active brain

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…

Elements of a Theory of Global Politics: From the Holocaust to the Present Day

18:15  — 19:30

The issues that increasingly dominate the 21 century cannot be solved by any single country, no matter how powerful. To manage the global economy, prevent runaway environmental destruction,…


Petrie Film Club Halloween Special

18:00  — 20:30

For the ancient Egyptians, papyrus scrolls provided a portable, writing medium, more recently, they’ve held arcane and, sometimes, terrifying potency in modern worlds of art, literature,…


Precaution in the Governance of Technology

18:00  — 19:00

Centre for Law and the Environments’ Annual Lecture Speaker: Professor Andrew Stirling (University of Sussex) Chair: Professor Maria Lee (University College London)


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…

UCL Prize Lecture in Clinical Science 90 x 90

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.


Witches and Lizards: Halloween at the Grant Museum of Zoology

18:30  — 21:00

Where better to spend Halloween than in a room of scary skeletons? Whether it’s “Eye of newt, and toe of frog” or “Wool of bat, and tongue of dog”, we’ve got all you’d want for cooking…


Thursday 2 November 2017

#trending - Is Euroscepticism unethical?

13:10  — 13:55

Both left-wing and right-wing voters judge the EU’s merits in terms of cost and benefits to the national interest. Professor Letsas will ask whether there are reasons of justice to…


Eva Perón and the Women's Vote: Credit Where It's Due?

17:30  — 19:00

2017 marks the 70th anniversary of female suffrage in Argentina. Although Eva Perón has often been credited with being the driving force behind the granting of women's suffrage in 1947,…


UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Prof Jim Brewer

12:00  — 13:00

Speaker: Prof Jim Brewer, University of Glasgow Host: Prof David Sansom


Friday 3 November 2017

Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium

09:00  — 18:00

The Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium is organised by the Developmental Neurosciences Programme at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. The theme for 2017 is "Understanding…


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

'Around 1917': marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, we present a programme of music by modernist and avant-garde Russian composers from both pre- and post-revolutionary…


Saturday 4 November 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 3)

09:00  — 17:30

The final day in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted in Folkestone, on the final weekend of the Folkestone Triennial. At the littoral edge…


Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is or how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many teeth a dolphin has? Bring along your budding zoologists and be inspired by the natural world.…


Monday 6 November 2017

Psychosis: a disorder of the social brain? - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Nichola Raihani, Experimental Psychology Dept, University College London Psychosis: a disorder of the social brain? Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore


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