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The importance of pollinators

Prof Dave Goulson (University of Sussex), Dr Seirian Sumner (UCL), Richard Walton (UCL) and Bronwen Hopkins (UCL Beekeeping Society) will be joining us to talk all things insect.

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Start: Mar 13, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 13, 2018 7:00:00 PM

A Plastic Voyage: film screening and all female panel discussion

In 2017 an all-woman crew sailed around the whole of the British Isles, sampling the waters for plastics and toxics to highlight the issue of plastic pollution and our part in it. A screening of the eXXpedition Sky Ocean Rescue documentary (45 mins), A Plastic Voyage will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion between eXXpedition crew members and an artist working with marine debris. The panel will discuss approaches to tackling the damage caused to the world’s oceans by plastics and associated chemicals, and talk about their experiences of being a women in STEM.

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Start: Mar 8, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 8, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Project Proteus: Underground in Bosnia

Brian Lewarne, The Director of the Proteus Project will be joining us to talk about the exciting worlds underground in Bosnia. Including details of the elusive Olm and how you can get involved, either as a volunteer or by doing your dissertation out in the beautiful wilderness of Bosnia. Find out more about Karstology and some of the work Brian does here and come along to dive deeper...

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Start: Feb 27, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Feb 27, 2018 7:00:00 PM

UCL Environment Careers Week: Be ahead of the game

Sustainability is a hot topic. Increasingly more employers, are looking for students with sustainability skills and literacy. And not just in environmentally focused jobs, but in engineering, retail, urban planning and many more!

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Start: Feb 5, 2018 12:00:00 AM
End: Feb 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Byng Place Dr Bike

Give your bike some TLC at Cycle Camden's free bike maintenance event. Just turn up and expert mechanics will do the rest!

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Start: Dec 12, 2017 7:30:00 AM
End: Dec 12, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Sustainable Christmas Market

Come and join us this year for a Sustainable Christmas Market!

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Start: Dec 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM
End: Dec 14, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Humanising Cities: A Panel on Sustainable Well-Being

UCL's CivSoc, Engineers Without Borders, Green Economy Society and PsychSoc have been working together to organise a panel discussion on socially and environmentally sustainable infrastructure – featuring Mr Gary Grant (Green Infrastructure), Dr Konrad Miciukiewicz (IGP), Dr Jamie Anderson (BuroHappold Engineering), and Prof Nick Tyler (UCL CEGE).

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Start: Dec 5, 2017 6:30:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2017 9:30:00 PM

Global Student Engineering Conference 2017 - Sustainable Cities

GSEC is organised by the University College London Mechanical Engineering Society (UCL MES).  They aim to convene engineering students to foster the exchange of ideas and knowledge, for them to make a positive impact in their communities.

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Start: Nov 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 11, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Green Week 2017

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Start: Oct 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Nature-Smart Cities: UCL a home for bats

Join UCL's Sustainability team and UCL PhD student Dr Alison Fairbrass for a halloween inspired talk on our amazing and mysteries creatures of the nights- bats! Despite their scary reputation, bats are fascinating animals. Did you know they can fly at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour? Listen to cutting edge research into London bats and how UCL have deployed a bat sensing network in our new UCL East Campus to unravel the mysteries of bats at night.

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Start: Nov 2, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Nov 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Free bike maintenance & cycle safety awareness event

Cycling can be daunting in London, especially if you are new to the city. This event is aimed at making cycling that little bit safer!

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Start: Oct 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Sew Spooky at UCL - Halloween costumes that won't spook the planet

Bring your costumes back from the dead this Halloween. On Friday 27th October, UCL will be hosting a Halloween costume swap and crafting workshops. Join us from 10–4pm in the North Cloisters.

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Start: Oct 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM

UCL Hydrogen Festival 2017

The UCL Hydrogen and Sustainability Festival promises to be fun for all ages, and will be held in the UCL Main Quad and North Cloisters. This will involve a lively day full of stalls and hands-on introductions to hydrogen. Here, you can expect to find everything from a hydrogen-powered car to get into, to “green popcorn” to gorge on.

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Start: Sep 16, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Sep 16, 2017 9:30:00 PM

Open day at Sarah's Garden

Sarah’s Garden is a community project at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). Created and maintained by students, staff and alumni, the garden is dedicated to the memory of Sarah Douglas, who is remembered with great warmth and affection for her work at UCLU and as General Manager of the IOE Student's Union.

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Start: Jun 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM
End: Jun 14, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Trees of Bloomsbury Walk

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens together with Val Martin Memorial Walks are pleased to invite you to this free guided tree walk. Come and see some of the area’s splendid and unusual trees. View the New Zealand border in the beautiful Mecklenburgh Square garden, normally closed to the public. Another highlight is London’s second oldest plane tree in Brunswick Square, one of the city’s top ten trees. Guides are members of Goodenough College. Free (no tips)– but booking is essential. 

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Start: May 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM
End: May 27, 2017 12:15:00 PM

Spring gardening at IOE

Get gardening this Spring and help the garden at IOE blossom! This sessions activities include watering, weeding and seed sowing (in pots you can take home).

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Start: May 5, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: May 5, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Spring gardening at IOE

Get gardening this Spring and help the garden at IOE blossom! We are having a large delivery of plants on this day, help them find a home!

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Start: May 4, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: May 4, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Lunchtime gardening at IOE

Get gardening this Spring and help the garden at IOE blossom! Main activities for this event include watering, weeding and removing dead tree branches.

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Start: Apr 21, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Apr 21, 2017 3:00:00 PM