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Wednesday 28 November 2018

A Brief History of My Time - from Space Science to Radiation Physics

13:00  — 14:00

Joel Professor Robert Speller will be delivering his retirement lecture at lunchtime on Wednesday 28 November, and reflecting on a career in Radiation Physics spanning four decades.…


CEID Guest Seminar - What are we learning about learning from learning profiles?

17:30  — 19:00

Abstract A learning profile is the relationship between some measure of capability and grade attainment. Most learning assessments allow us to compare differences in learning across…


Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

(until 16 Apr 19)

The UCL Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine, will run from May 2018 to April 2019. The exhibition showcases how humanity…


UCL Centre for Digital Humanities joins UCL Institute of Advanced Studies: Research Showcase

16:00  — 19:00

UCLDH is pleased to announce it is now part of the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). Professor Tamar Garb, IAS Director explains, "The IAS aims to create an open and accessible…


“Dangers and Delusions”? Perspectives on the women’s suffrage movement

(until 14 Dec 18)

Displaying items from UCL Special Collections, this exhibition examines the actions and reactions attending the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s up to the Representation of…


Thursday 29 November 2018

CCHS seminar series with Conal McCarthy: Learning from Maori museology

18:00  — 19:00

Indigenising and decolonising museums in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand The museum, James Clifford reminds us, 'is an inventive, globally and locally translated form, no longer…


UCL Chamber Music Club concert

17:30  — 18:30

This concert is all about Ensembles. A trio and a duo are featured, with performances of movements from Beethoven's arrangement for piano, clarinet and cello of his Septet Op.20 (originally…


Friday 30 November 2018

Sakharov Debate 2018: Control Taken Back? Brexit, the People and Parliament

11:00  — 13:00

This event is co-organised by the UCL European Institute and the European Parliament Office in the UK, featuring Gina Miller, Martine Croxall, Matthew Goodwin, and James Carver MEP.…


Telling the Mayflower Story - Thanksgiving or Genocide and Slavery?

17:30  — 19:30

In the autumn of 1620 the ship Mayflower, with 102 passengers, landed in North America and started the colonisation of the area that became known as New England. The Mayflower had landed…


Monday 3 December 2018

Digital Democracy: brave new world or bubble and hype?

18:15  — 19:45

Digital campaigning has received a bad press recently. But the internet also has huge potential to engage and mobilise people, and enable them to be more active citizens. This seminar…


Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

18:30  — 21:00

Organised by UCL’s Grand Challenge of Justice & Equality, this evening of discussion will explore the difficulties of upholding freedom of speech in an age when communications cross…


Hatter Cardiovascular Institute Seminar Series

13:00  — 14:00

Speaker: Marlène Wiart PhD, Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research, CarMen Laboratory, University of Lyon, France. Will give a talk entitled: “Pivotal…


Tuesday 4 December 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: The Revolutionary Striptease, 1968

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: Viva Maria!, French director Louis Malle’s film comedy of 1965, starring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau, seems an unlikely catalyst for world revolution. It narrates…


Wednesday 5 December 2018

Co-creating a co-creation course to co-create welfare

13:00  — 14:00

Co-creation is a key response in welfare sectors as a move towards a more sustainable and cost-effective model. The use and understanding of this concept varies across and within countries.…


The Pleasures and Sorrows of digitising primary source collections: The Case of the Daily Mail Atlan

17:30  — 19:30

Digitisation of primary sources underpins many digital humanities projects. What is actually involved in such digitisation? What questions do we need to ask of these new digital editions?…


Thursday 6 December 2018

From postcolonial critique to decolonizing urban studies

17:00  — 20:00

The Urban Salon, a London-wide network exploring international and comparative urban issues, is pleased to welcome you to our next event. We will hear from four urban scholars whose…


STEaPP in Conversation with Dr Chiara Ambrosio

18:00  — 19:00

Public Engagement as Performance: MUSO at UCL (and Beyond) If scientific objects from museums and collections could sing, what stories would they bring to life? In this talk Dr. Chiara…


Friday 7 December 2018

New Visions for Primary and Early Years Education

09:00  — 17:30

Primary and early years education is a special time in children’s lives, and the best teaching and learning inspires children and teachers alike. In this unique conference, world-leading,…


Prof. Peter Main: The Land of the Blue and Pink

13:00  — 15:00

The UCL Women in Physics group is proud to host Prof. Peter Main for a talk that describes efforts to break down gender stereotypes in schools to encourage girls to pursue science careers.…


The Psychology of Poverty

16:30  — 18:00

Do poor people make choices that lower their willingness to take risks in favour of higher future incomes, or are these choices what lead to poverty in the first place? The UCL Psychology…


Monday 10 December 2018

Take Back Control: Empowering People in the Welfare State

17:30  — 19:30

The welfare state lifted millions out of poverty, created decent homes, provided health care free at the point of delivery, and education for all. But is the current welfare state fit…


Why We Cannot Wait: The Need for Global Governance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

18:15  — 19:30

The World Health Organisation has been warning for a long time that one of the most important advances in modern medicine is in danger of losing it's power to heal: antibiotics. However,…


Tuesday 11 December 2018

Digital Twin - Axiom or Fake News? | Cristina Savian

18:30  — 19:30

Cristina Savian, managing director and founder of BE-WISE, joins us for the next instalment of our 2018-19 keynote lecture series Constructs: digital innovation in the built environment.…


Educational research and comparative historical sociology

16:15  — 18:00

Dr Ann Margaret Doyle will present her recent book Social Equality in Education – France and England 1789-1939. France and England have many similarities in terms of their geography,…


UCL Chamber Music Concert (Christmas)

18:00  — 19:00

The annual Christmas concert includes Corelli's Christmas Concerto, Haydn's Missa brevis in F, and a new piece 'The Oxen' by our resident composer Roger Beeson. There will also be a…


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