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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.


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…



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…


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

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.


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…

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…


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,…


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…


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…


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)


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…

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…


Wednesday 1 November 2017

On the Praxis of Global Citizenship: Rethinking the World Tribunal on Iraq

16:00  — 17:30

Part of the Citizenship, Social Imagination and Collective Action seminar series. The series is hosted by the Social Theory Research Group within the Department of Social Science at…

Professor George Danezis' inaugural lecture: Foiling on-line surveillance

17:00  — 18:00

We are delighted to invite you to Professor George Danezis' inaugural lecture. Topic: Foiling on-line surveillance: new developments in anonymous communications and their applications…


STEaPP Seminar Series: What if EU funding runs out?

14:00  — 15:30

Talk Description: The UK's relationship with the EU will go through profound changes after Brexit. This will inevitably bring changes for EU funding in the UK. What happens after…


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