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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - Knowledge and law: exploring landscape in the context of wind energy

13:15  — 13:55

Landscape is not just physical, but also filled with symbolic, social and cultural attachments. The impacts of large wind energy projects on landscapes can be enormously contentious…

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Thursday 2 March 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - Adventures in the 7th dimension

13:15  — 13:55

In 7 dimensions there exist special shapes that may help us unlock the mysteries of the universe. Looking for this unique geometry is challenging, but nature holds a possible solution…

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Your Universe 2017 (Friday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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Your Universe 2017 (Saturday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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Your Universe 2017 (Thursday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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Tuesday 7 March 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - Women against pit closures: women in the miners’ strike of 1984–5

13:15  — 13:55

The miners’ strike of 1984–5 was able to continue for as long as it did because of a support network run by women in mining communities. They fundraised, fed miners and their families,…

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Wednesday 8 March 2017

Rating the American Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump: A UK Perspective

18:00  — 19:30

This event unveils the results of a poll of 71 UK scholars specializing in American history and US politics. The survey rated the performance of American presidents from George Washington…

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Thursday 9 March 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - Swearing as a second language: should we teach 'bad language' to language learners?

13:15  — 13:55

The language learner is often well-versed in polite phrases, but lacks the necessary guidance on how to be rude. Swearing can shock and offend, yet this powerful form is largely ignored…

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Tuesday 14 March 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - Heads you win: tails you lose – the leadership gamble

13:15  — 13:55

In a volatile and uncertain world where everybody and everything is on the move, Kathryn Riley, Professor of Urban Education, asks, are we getting the leaders we need to head up our…

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Thursday 16 March 2017

Lunch Hour Lectures - How can 21st century research on autism empower London’s teachers?

13:15  — 13:55

The wealth of new knowledge we are developing on autism tends to stay within the lab. Yet teachers are the most important people working with children who have autism. Dr Mintz will…

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