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Saturday 16 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…

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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…

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Curses!

(until 16 Dec 17)

Tuesdays- Saturdays Bompas & Parr and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology will unveil Curses! on the 17th November 2017, cursing participants in a month-long installation within…

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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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Tuesday 9 January 2018

Subjectivity and care in the context of "forced marriage"

13:00  — 14:00

Dr Mody will consider ways in which acts of kinship amongst British South Asians such as the suitable arrangement of a child’s marriage can be rejected by the child as an act of care…

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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IMN seminar – Interneuron diversity tailors spinal circuit organization to control the speed of locomotion

13:00  — 14:00

Speaker: Professor Abdel El Manira (Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Sweden) IMN seminar – Interneuron diversity tailors spinal circuit organization to control the…

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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…

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“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…

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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…

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Tuesday 16 January 2018

Colour & Emotion

(until 21 Feb 18)

This Colour & Emotion exhibition is the outcome of an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project looking at colour, sensation and emotion and was funded by a UCL Grand Challenges:…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

A varied programme presented by ensembles and soloists, including Rubbra’s Sonata No.3 for violin and piano, and the first movement from George Enescu's Sonata No.2 for cello and piano.

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UCL Press – Open Access Megajournal platform launch

16:00  — 18:00

UCL Press, the UK’s first fully open access university press, is pleased to invite you to a presentation and discussion about the launch of its new open access megajournal platform.…

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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,…

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Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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Thursday 18 January 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - A Renaissance theme park: the lost ‘garden of marvels’ at Pratolino

13:00  — 13:55

In the late 16th century, Grand Duke Francesco de Medici had a garden built in the hills near Florence to please his Venetian mistress Bianca Cappello. This park at Pratolino became…

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The Future is Now

18:30 

UCL Mechanical Engineering presents “The Future is Now” Every day science fiction becomes science fact; soft robots, reusable rockets, prosthetic heart valves, delivery drones, hydrogen-powered…

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Assessing the Green Finance Boom: Prospects for a Market-led Sustainable Future?

18:15  — 19:30

Green finance now forms a key plank of the UK finance industry’s contribution to the campaign against climate change. There has been a huge global demand for green bonds, with the market…

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Barbarella: an immersive cinema experience

20:30  — 22:30

In October 1968 'Barbarella', a sci-fi adventure starring a creatively-clad Jane Fonda, was released in the UK. This was a period of black power protests and anti-Vietnam riots: anti-establishment…

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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…

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Wednesday 24 January 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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STEaPP Seminar Series - How is evidence used in the UK Parliament? Latest Findings

15:30  — 17:00

Legislatures need evidence. Unfortunately, academic evidence makes up a small proportion of the wider gamut of ‘evidence’ considered by parliamentarians. Following the recent publication…

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STREETLIFE Works + Practice in Progress

(until 2 Feb 18)

We are excited to announce a new exhibition – STREETLIFE – coming to The Bartlett in January 2018. STREETLIFE opens at 7.45pm on Wednesday 24 January and remains open to the public…

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