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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Bobby and Stillman Exhibition

(until 22 Sep 17)

Digital recordings are data, as well as pictures & sounds… UCL Science Library is screening immersive art; the tides in central London as subject matter for a series of films playing…


Different perspectives: archaeology and the Middle East in World War l

(until 30 Sep 17)

When World War 1 broke out, 61-year-old Flinders Petrie tried to join up and later had to watch while his students and wife put on military uniforms. 'Different Perspectives' considers…

Petrie Museum

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…


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…


Wednesday 6 September 2017

Allied Women in the Middle East during the First World War

18:00  — 20:00

Using archival material, Nadia Atia (Queen Mary University of London) charts the experiences of women, most of whom were nurses, during World War One in the Middle East.


If you run on your own you run fast, but if you run with a team you run far

18:30  — 21:00

UCL Institute of Education are delighted to be hosting the Teacher of the Year lecture with the Varkey Foundation. Maggie MacDonnell's lecture promises to be an exciting event for all…


The Head of Flinders Petrie?

13:15  — 14:00

Find out more about the so-called head of Flinders Petrie that is stored in a jar in the Royal College of Surgeons. Elizabeth Jones (UCL STS) explains why it is there and the questions to science that it poses.


Wednesday 13 September 2017

Janaina Mourao-Miranda Inaugural Lecture

17:00  — 18:00

Mental Health through the lens of machine learning applied to neuroimaging In this talk, I will present some pioneering examples of how machine learning has been applied to improve…


Thursday 14 September 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 1)

13:00  — 21:00

The first day in a trio of symposia exploring the concept of situated practice in contemporary art, architecture and urbanism. The Gower Street campus of UCL was planned and built on…


Powering up Research – The MMM Hub: Accelerating Materials and Molecular Modelling

13:00  — 17:00

The launch of this Tier 2 supercomputer on the 14 September has been designed to raise awareness amongst the entire UK Materials and Molecular Modelling community of the accessibility…

Saturday 16 September 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…


The UCL Hydrogen Festival and Pop-Up Eco Cinema

12:00  — 21:00

The UCL Hydrogen Festival is a day of sustainable fun for all ages, hosted in UCL's main quad and revolving around hydrogen energy and renewables in general. The day will consist of…


Monday 18 September 2017

UCL Centre for Doctoral Training in Data Intensive Science Launch

The Centre's ambition is to train the next generation of leaders in data science and become a platform that fosters collaboration across all DIS disciplines, to accellerate the development…

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Petrie Film Club presents: Letters from Baghdad

18:00  — 20:30

Amara Thornton (UCL Archaeology) introduces the documentary Letters from Baghdad, starring Tilda Swinton as the voice of Gertrude Bell as part of the Different Perspectives: Archaeology…


Thursday 21 September 2017

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,…


Tuesday 26 September 2017

The Bartlett B-Pro Show 2017

(until 1 Oct 17)

The Bartlett B-Pro Show is our annual celebration and exhibition of our B-Pro students’ work, held for the first time in our new home, 22 Gordon Street, and open to the public. The…


The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. See new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.


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…


Saturday 7 October 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…


Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 2)

09:00  — 20:00

The second day of three in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted at Here East on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, close to Hackney Wick and…


Monday 9 October 2017

UCL Chamber Music Club Concert Series

17:30  — 18:30

The opening concert of the 66th season will present varied repertoire, including Jacques Ibert’s Jeux for flute and piano. Refreshments will be served after the concert.


Tuesday 10 October 2017

The Good Bohemian

13:00  — 14:00

Artist Rebecca John talks about her grand-mother Ida John’s letters and her marriage to Augustus John.


Wednesday 11 October 2017

Unexpected Utility: Sequencing the Head of Jeremy Bentham

13:15  — 13:50

This talk explores what ancient DNA is and how an attempt was made to sequence the genome of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham. Lucy van Dorp will explain why we bother to analyse ancient…


Friday 13 October 2017

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

09:00  — 17:00

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…


Tuesday 17 October 2017

In Performance: Eloise Lawson

13:00  — 14:00

Slade artist Eloise Lawson performs the work she developed during her residency as part of The composition has been reversed exhibition. Part of the UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration programmes.


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