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Monday 11 December 2017

Bricks and Mortals: the history of eugenics, told through buildings

(until 22 Dec 17)

Eugenics – the science of improving human populations by selective breeding – is generally associated with the Nazis, but in fact has its roots in Britain. Take a walk on this self-directed…


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…


Multisensory integration at the crossroads of attention, conflict and awareness - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Salvador Soto-Faraco, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, Barcelona Host: Mairead MacSweeney


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…


Tuesday 12 December 2017

ALS Seminar Series: Overcoming muscle paralysis using stem cells and optogenetics

12:00  — 13:00

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


Launch of UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain (CSSD): supporting social scientists across the disciplinary spectrum at UCL

17:30  — 19:30

Join us to formally launch UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain (CSSD). This will be an ideal opportunity for UCL researchers to discover how our Domain can support them and facilitate…


Wednesday 13 December 2017

Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: what kind of Brexit do people want?

18:00  — 19:30

In September the Constitution Unit convened a Citizens’ Assembly to engage in detailed, reflective and informed discussions about what the UK’s post-Brexit relations with the European…


Early Childhood Education and Care: Alternative Perspectives, New Debates

13:15  — 18:30

Join us for an afternoon conference and stay for the launch of ‘The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Policy’ with Professor Jane Payler at UCL Institute of Education. Early childhood…


JBS Haldane Lecture - Dr Heather Douglas: Can the Public Trust Experts?

17:00  — 20:00

Although general trust in expertise remains relatively high, trust in specific expertise has seen drops for some publics. More worrisome, the relationship between experts and the public…


Thursday 14 December 2017

UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Shoba Amarnath

12:00  — 13:00

Speaker: Dr Shoba Amarnath, Newcastle University Host: Dr Ben Seddonr


Friday 15 December 2017

Women in Vision UK Inaugural Meeting

09:30  — 15:00

The Women in Vision UK network is being set up to promote connections between women working in the field of vision and eye research, foster collaborations and mentoring, and overall…

Saturday 16 December 2017

Creature Creations

13:30  — 16:30

Create works of art inspired by some of the weird and wonderful animals that call the Grant Museum home or invent your very own brand new animal, give it a name and add it to our collection…


Wednesday 10 January 2018

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

11:15  — 21:00

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives and has fascinated scientists, artists and writers for centuries: Why do we sleep? And why do we sometimes struggle to sleep? This symposium…


“Lies, Damned Lies, and Project Plans”: Human Errors that Make a Mockery of Infrastructure Planning

18:30  — 19:30

Infrastructure projects have an abysmal and expensive record of failed delivery, often running far over budget and behind schedule, and costing their sponsors billions. Examples…


Thursday 11 January 2018

What is a university education and where is it going?

11:30  — 14:00

British universities are among the world’s most successful, as shown by their research performance and their attractiveness to international students, yet a never ending source of controversy…


Wednesday 17 January 2018

'Work stress in modern digitised work: what kind of work stress does the new economy face?’ - UCL Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health - External Speaker Seminar Series

17:00  — 18:00

Speaker: Professor Nico Dragano, University of Dusseldorf All are welcome and entry is free. Individuals wanting copies of a presenter’s slides should contact the presenter directly,…


Tuesday 23 January 2018

What if… we really wanted evidence-informed practice in the classroom?

17:45  — 19:00

There’s been a big push to get classroom practice shaped by evidence of ‘what works’. This has been largely inspired by advances in healthcare, where the use of research trials and…


Tuesday 6 February 2018

Political rule-breakers and cultural brokers: Norway as a bureaucratic bully-state in Europe

18:00  — 19:00

During the 1280s, often termed 'the age of the barons', Norway was ruled by a council consisting of barons (probably including the queen). This period has often been seen as a bit chaotic…

Tuesday 13 February 2018

The London Salon: queer night scenes

19:00  — 22:00

Explore queer urbanism and speculations on the future of the capital’s LGBTQ+ built heritage. Curated by Ben Campkin and Laura Marshall (UCL Urban Laboratory) the event will feature…


Tuesday 20 February 2018

Responding to children in the 21st century. Education, social pedagogy and belonging

17:45  — 19:00

As a society we want our children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? In this…


Wednesday 28 February 2018

Professor Eileen Kaner, Newcastle University

17:00  — 18:00

Guest speaker seminar series academic year: 2017-2018

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