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Friday 15 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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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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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…

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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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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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