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Finalists Speak Up! National Student Survey

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National Student Survey Megaphones


Final-year undergraduate students are encouraged to complete the 2011 National Student Survey (NSS) which is being run this term. 

"All art is quite useless." Or not...

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Plate 1 of Sir Charles Bell's The Anatomy of the brain explained in series of plates

Art, Anatomy and Representations: teaching STS in the Strang Print Room. Dr Chiara Ambrosio & Dr Brendan Clarke

Mr Nicholson is Proud to Present...

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William Nicholson

From 1797 to 1814 the English polymath William Nicholson published his Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts, usually known as Nicholson's Journal.  A talented linguist as well as a skilled experimental chemist, William Nicholson epitomised the spirit of the Enlightenment – and his Journal reflected the range of his interests.  Letters from provincial doctors and clergymen rubbed shoulders with articles penned by some of the most eminent chemists, natural philosophers and industrialists of the day.   And, in a small corner of the STS website, William Nicholson’s egalitarian approach is alive and well in our Virtual Nicholson’s Journal.

Podcast: Gillies' recollections

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Gillies talk by Tom Dalziel

Podcast now available

link to Gillies Website (link)

Bee Fayre a Success!

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bee cake thumbnail

On 8th March students taking the Action For Global Citizenship (HPSC2017) module in the Science and Technology Studies Department took to UCL’s South Cloisters to provide nourishment of both the edible and intellectual type to the unsuspecting members of UCL passing through.

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