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The events listed here are generally aimed at staff and students from the UCL Research Domains community, although a limited number of events are open to the public. For queries about a specific event, please contact the organiser for full details. 

22 October, 2018 - CDB Special Seminar - Professor David Prober

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor David Prober (http://www.proberlab.caltech.edu). Abstract: Sleep is observed throughout the animal kingdom, but it remains unclear whether sleep evolved independently in vertebrates and invertebrates, and it is largely unknown whether mechanisms identified using model systems are relevant to humans. We use zebrafish, a diurnal vertebrate that combines advantages of mammalian and invertebrate models, to explore genetic and neuronal mechanisms that regulate sleep. I will describe experiments showing that a well-conserved genetic pathway regulates sleep in both invertebrates and vertebrates, including humans, suggesting that it plays a central and ancient role in sleep. I will also describe studies using zebrafish and rodents that address a longstanding controversy over the role of the serotonergic raphe in sleep. Host: Dr Jason Rihel

Location: J Z Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Marilyn Bryan

Email: m.bryan@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 October, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Wendy Bickmore, The University of Edinburgh Title: Spatial genome organisation and re-organisation Host: Dr Helen Rowe (h.rowe@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 October, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'Fear and loathing in adolescence – avoidance and learned fear'

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Liat Levita, Dept Psychology, University of Sheffield Title: Fear and loathing in adolescence – avoidance and learned fear Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

23 October, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Title: “It is unlikely that this is an optimal communication format:” Words vs. numbers in risk communication” Speaker: Adam Harris (UCL)

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 207 679 5332

23 October, 2018 - Neurosciences and Brain Tumour Research: Joining Forces for Greater Impact

Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00

This one-day workshop has been organised by the MRC and the Brain Tumour Research charity, to bring together the neurosciences and brain tumour research communities, highlight some of the most exciting technologies and techniques available, discuss challenges, build partnerships and learn about funding opportunities. Participants are expected to be positioned to lead new research activities and seek MRC funding. Applications for this workshop are open to researchers with expertise in either neurosciences or brain tumours who are considering projects that might benefit from multidisciplinary expertise. To apply, please fill in this online survey answers should provide sufficient information for us to ascertain which participants are more likely to benefit from attending the workshop. Applications must be received by 17:00 onTuesday 18 September. Applicants will be informed of the outcome via email by the end of September 2018.

Location: BEIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET

Contact: Dr Mariana Delfino-Machin (Programme Manager for cancer, MRC)

Email: Brain.Tumours@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 October, 2018 - UCL Ear Institute EXTRA Seminar

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Robert Fettiplace, Professor of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Title: 'The role of TMC1 in hair cell transduction'. The visit is rather informal, but please contact Professor Jonathan Gale if you would like to meet with Robert on the day.

Location: UCL Ear Institute Lecture Theatre, UCL Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE

Contact: Professor Jonathan Gale

Email: j.e.gale@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 8938 or 8936 (internal x28938/6)

24 October, 2018 - Men’s health & women’s health or gender health – interrelatedness in the health of men and women

Time: 12:30:00 - 14:00:00

Organised by UCL Institute for Global Health

Join us for the second event of the Masculinities and Health seminar series, where Dr Alan White will explore the emergence of men’s health as a breakaway from the mainstream ‘gender health’, and what it has learned as a separate endeavour. He will also consider if we should revert to an overall analysis of gender and health or if we still need to be studying men qua men and women qua women. The seminar will take the form of short presentations on the role of sex differences, gendered socio-cultural experiences of health and political implications separated by group discussion. To register for a space, email igh.gendercentre@ucl.ac.uk.

Location: Room B, Wellcome Trust Building, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Anna Purdie

Email: a.purdie@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

24 October, 2018 - Writing Effective Data Management Plans

Time: 14:00:00 - 15:30:00

This 1½ hour workshop is particularly relevant for researchers who will have to produce a Data Management Plan as part of a funding application. Overview: Research Data Management (RDM) is an increasingly important skill for researchers across all disciplines and career stages. Research funders are increasingly introducing new requirements around Data Management as part of the application process. Often researchers will be asked to produce a Data Management Plan as part of a funding application or be required to share data at the end of a project. This workshop will provide a practical overview of the major issues in RDM including how to meet funder requirements, how to effectively store data during your project, and making decisions about whether to share research data. As part of the workshop participants will begin to develop a data management plan.

Location: TBC, , London,

Contact: Kate Brown

Email: kate.brown@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)203 108 6295

25 October, 2018 - 'Health for All': How relevant is the Alma-Ata Declaration 40 years on?

Time: 12:30:00 - 14:00:00

Organised by UCL Population Health

The 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration was a major public health milestone of the twentieth century. It was the first international declaration stating the importance of primary health care, community action and the determinants of health outside the health system. It also emphasised the right to health and outlined governments' role and responsibilities to the health of their citizens. Forty years on, an Alma- Ata Declaration 2.0 is to be discussed in October at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 and is expected to renew the emphasis on primary care as the main driver of people-centred health systems leading to universal health care. To coincide with the anniversary, UCL's Faculty of Population Health Sciences is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss what progress has been made and the relevance of the Declaration in 2018. Other panellists and chair TBC.

Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Alice Ferns

Email: a.ferns@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 203 108 6792

25 October, 2018 - FAIR Data Sharing

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

As part of Open Access week, UCL's Research Data Support team will be running a lunchtime session on the most effective ways to share your research data. The first half of the session will give researchers an introduction to the principles and practicalities involved in data sharing. It will also seek to outline the principles of FAIR data and how this relates to the production and use of data over the research lifecycle. During the second half of the session UCL's Research Data Management team and Open Access team will host a drop-in to help answer any questions about sharing research data, Open Access Publishing, RPS or Open Science.

Location: IAS Common Ground, South Wing UCL Main Building , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Ruth Wainman

Email: r.wainman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 October, 2018 - Rewired 2018: the Brain, Art and Innovation

Time: 19:00:00 - 21:00:00

Movement for Hope presents an evening at the intersection of art and science! Rewired features leading neuroscience researchers, patient-advocates, tech innovators, and top artists. Movement for Hope is a non-profit social enterprise that designs art-science projects to raise awareness of neurological conditions. The organising committee is led by Dr Amber Michelle Hill, a UCL alumni, and Emma Biondetti, PhD student at UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. The committee includes undergraduate and postgraduate student volunteers from several UCL departments.

Location: Ondaatje Theatre, Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

Contact: Emma Biondetti

Email: emma.biondetti.14@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 7761462424

29 October, 2018 - Dementia and Technology: Mental Health Question Time

Time: 18:00:00 - 21:00:00

Technology in dementia: Innovating or isolating? The number of people living with dementia worldwide is forecast to grow from 50 to 130 million by 2050. There are currently no disease modifying treatments available and dementia poses an enormous challenge for society. Could technology provide solutions? Technological approaches have been suggested to help diagnosis and assessment, assist independent living, compensate for some memory and functional difficulties, and provide safe and effective care. Join the public discussion in Mental Health Question Time on Monday 29th October as we bring together, in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council, a diverse international panel of clinicians, carers, engineers, and sociologists to discuss the potential for technology to transform dementia care.

Location: LT1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: UCL Division of Psychiatry

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 October, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Theodora Hatziioannou, Rockefeller University Title: Breaking barriers: expanding HIV-1 tropism Host: Dr Clare Jolly, c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk & Prof Greg Towers, g.towers@ucl.ac.uk Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 1

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 October, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker: Marcel Brass, Dept Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium Title: To be announced Host: Antonia Hamilton Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

29 October, 2018 - STEM Career Re-entry Funding event for Early Career Researchers

Time: 13:00:00 - 16:00:00

NEW LOCATION: June Lloyd room, ICH Are you thinking of having a career break due to family, health or have someone to care for? Or are currently looking to restart your career after a break? This event is an amazing opportunity to find out more about funding and contacts when returning to a STEM career after a break, orgnaised by the The UCL Personalised Medicine Domain Early Careers Network. We will have a panel of experts who will discuss the opportunities for funding Fellowships from the Wellcome and Daphne Jackson Trust, who will talk about their career re-entry pathways. Speakers include: • Dr Katie Perry, Chief Executive, Daphne Jackson Trust • Dr Helen Marsh, Trust Manager, Daphne Jackson Trust • Dr Sharon James, Wellcome Trust • Dr Harriet Clarke. Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship • Dr Jess Buxton, Past Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellow • Dr Paula Alexander, Past Dorothy Hodgkins Fellow We would encourage both early career and PI/group leaders to attend.

Location: June Lloyd seminar room, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Shabnam Ghazi-Noori / Daniel Kelberman

Email: s.ghazi-noori@ucl.ac.uk / d.kelberman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

30 October, 2018 - The lit environment its context and history

Time: 18:30:00 - 21:00:00

The Lit Environment is a useful term to describe what we create when we provide lighting for people. It is a useful concept as it is based around what users of the space will perceive in the area. The lecture will explore the history of the lit environment and examine the factors that have influenced lighting practice including technology and the way user's needs are understood. It will then consider our current thinking in this area and try rationalise the different approaches taken by varying parts of the lighting profession. Finally the lecture will review current opportunities and constraints provided by technological change, sustainability and user expectations and equally importantly discuss what this means for the lighting profession.

Location: G06 Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: IEDE

Email: bseer.iede.design@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 31088091

30 October, 2018 - Tricks of the Trade with Carey Jewitt: Developing your research identity

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

A challenge facing early career researchers is how to develop your research identity: evolving your research identity whilst working as part of a team on a research project; balancing being focused on specific research areas and methods with being flexible in your research career, etc. In this talk Carey Jewitt will discuss these and other issues in relation to her own career and experience and help participants think about their current challenges and future career plans.

Location: Ground Floor Meeting Room, UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Research), 2 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BT

Contact: Michael Reade

Email: m.reade@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 8713 (internal: 28713)

30 October, 2018 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation: Clinical Networking event

Time: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00

Neurorehabilitation for young adults: How do we include parenting and spousal roles? More and more young adults are presenting with complex neurological conditions, and commonly their rehabilitation needs to include the return to parenting and spousal roles. This work is often carried out by adult neurological rehabilitation teams who may not be trained in, for example, understanding a child’s needs or perspective. Therapists may be unfamiliar with what parental and spousal roles entail, and added to this, child and adult health and social care services may be disjointed. Using our usual 10-minute presentation format, we invite you to share your experiences of how teams have addressed these challenges. How and when do we involve children in the rehabilitation of their parent? How have we used other sectors – charities / education / social services? Please send your abstracts (up to 100 words) to cnr@ucl.ac.uk by 10th October.

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 October, 2018 - Introduction to Economic Evaluation workshop

Time: -

This one day, hands-on workshop aims to provide an introduction to addressing these challenges. It is run buy the NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy. The course is aimed at staff in frontline services in the NHS and local governement, who have limited experience of conducting economic evaluations and decision making analysis. After attending this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to undertake your own simple economic evaluation of a local intervention or service, and be able to appraise other evaluations. This worksop is suitable for staff from NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and CCGs who need to evaluate local programmes or service from an economic perspective as part of their work. It is not aimed at academics and/or researchers.

Location: TBC, , London,

Contact: NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy

Email: clahrc.academy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 October, 2018 - UCL Environment Domain Water Workshop

Time: 13:30:00 - 15:00:00

The Environment Domain, in association with UCL Public Policy, UCL Press and EDEN are hosting an Autumn Workshop Series, designed to showcase the support on offer for environmental researchers at UCL, highlight new opportunities and build collaborative networks across UCL. We are inviting researchers to showcase a brief 5-10 minute summary of their past, present and future research to help widen connections in environmental research across the University and facilitate exchanging of ideas. Each workshop will focus on a dedicated Environment Domain Working Group. Researchers from all UCL departments and career stages are welcome to attend, and you can attend more than 1 workshop. You are signing up for the Water working group workshop held on 31 October 2018. Please note this is open to UCL based researchers/staff/postgraduate students only.

Location: 305 Clarke Hall, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H0AL

Contact: UCL Environment Research Domain

Email: Environment@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +442076792568

1 November, 2018 - British Neuropsychological Society 2018 Autumn meeting

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:30:00

Featuring a symposium “Using cognitive neuroscience to understand and rehabilitate language impairments” Speakers: Prof Jenny Crinion, UCL Prof Beth Jefferies, York University Prof Alex Leff, UCL Chair: Prof Karalyn Patterson, University of Cambridge Additional speakers at the meeting include: Paul Hoffman (University of Edinburgh), Karalyn Patterson (University of Cambridge), Chris Bird (University of Sussex), Sarah MacPherson (University of Edinburgh), Lotte Meteyard (University of Reading)

Location: Clinical Neurosciences Centre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Dr Chris Bird

Email: chris.bird@sussex.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 November, 2018 - Emerging Neuroscientist Seminar Series: Yoav Livneh

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Host: Yaara Lefler, Marie Curie Fellow, SWC Talk Title: Insular cortex selective processing of need-relevant cues via distinct hypothalamic circuits No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Ground floor Lecture Theatre, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG

Contact: April Cashin-Garbutt

Email: a.cashin-garbutt@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 November, 2018 - Launch of the UCL IRDR Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies

Time: 18:00:00 - 19:30:00

Organised by UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction

Recent health emergencies - including the SARS, Zika, Ebola outbreaks, and the Haiti and Nepal earthquakes - have unnecessarily taken thousands lives and cost the global economy billions. These events have shown the limits of current health systems' capacity and communities resilience to respond to emergencies at local, national and international levels. Bringing together experts from UCL and external stakeholders, the new Centre will lead on interdisciplinary research, training and policy advice to improve global health through community engagement using mobile technology, and strengthen emergency preparedness and rapid response by real-time data modelling, analytics and early warning systems. Join us to learn more and hear from a panel of high profile international speakers from global health, digital health, environmental risk and reduction, emergencies and disaster surveillance and planning. and to celebrate the launch of the new Centre. Networking drinks reception will follow.

Location: G08, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Dr Caroline Wood

Email: caroline.wood@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)2031081101

1 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Paula Longhi

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker:Dr Paula Longhi, QMUL Host: Dr Clare Bennett

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

2 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Dr. Julio Acosta-Cabronero , UCL Brain iron: a marker of cellular status? There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

5 November, 2018 - Advanced Stata: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier

Time: -

A five day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any discipline, who regularly use Stata for analysis but want to learn how to work more efficiently. It would be particularly suited to those who are about to embark on large analyses. We will cover a range of topics including: • efficient ways of working using do files commands that allow you to manipulate data and to easily create new summary variables and datasets. • Stata's commands for accessing and outputting results including put excel to send results to Excel, a similar command to send output to Word documents and two simple commands to write text files and Stata datasets containing results. • creating new commands (programs) for Stata. Cost: £1385

Location: , , London,

Contact: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Email: shortcourses@lshtm.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

TBC

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Linking mindreading and metacognition: The case of autism spectrum disorder

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: David Williams, School of Psychology, University of Kent Title: Linking mindreading and metacognition: The case of autism spectrum disorder Host: Sarah White Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

5 November, 2018 - The London Infections & Immunity Symposium

Time: -

The objective of this joint meeting is to highlight new research in the Infections & Immunity area from groups working in London and elsewhere in the UK. The meeting aims to encourage free exchange of ideas, cross-disciplinary interactions and new collaborations. Two poster sessions will provide a forum for Postdocs and students to present their work. If you would like to submit a poster, please send your abstract to events@crick.ac.uk and we will be in touch with further details. Drinks and light finger food will accompany the poster session on Monday evening.

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute events

Email: events@crick.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 November, 2018 - CRUISSE Network Conference 2018

Time: 09:00:00 - 19:00:00

Challenging Radical Uncertainty in Science, Society and the Environment. Multidisciplinary conference on decision-making to challenge real-world problems such as cyber-security, flooding and power outages.

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Angela Barrett

Email: cruisse@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3118

7 November, 2018 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Jamie Edgin, Arizona Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 November, 2018 - UCL Early Career Researchers Writing Retreat

Time: 09:30:00 - 17:00:00

Need to write fellowship applications, grant applications or papers but can't find time or motivation? The Environment Domain Early Career Network (EDEN), UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Early Career Network (ECN) and the IoE Academic Writing Centre are holding a writing retreat on 7th - 9th November (you can register for one, two or all of the days). You will have time dedicated to writing, away from daily distractions such as email and have an opportunity to focus solely on their writing, alongside peer ECRs doing the same. There will be breakout activities from helping you plan your work to relaxation and refreshments will be provided.

Location: Wolfson Centre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AP

Contact: Sophie Bennett

Email: sophie.bennett.10@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 November, 2018 - Creating Connections East

Time: 15:00:00 - 17:00:00

Creating Connections East is our regular networking event that brings together staff and postgraduate students from University College London and the University of East London with representatives from community organisations, charities, residents’ groups, social enterprises and statutory organisations. We have a mixture of themed discussions in small groups with more informal hob-nobbing; the aim is to find areas of common interest and encourage collaborative working. Previous events have had a good turn out and we’re now onto our sixth edition. If you work or are a postgrad student at UCL or UEL and are interested in making links with community organisations from East London and beyond – please come along. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: Stratford Library, The Grove, London, E15 1EL

Contact: John Braime or Briony Fleming

Email: j.braime@ucl.ac.uk; b.fleming@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 November, 2018 - Realising aspirations? Gender, ethnicity and job inequalities

Time: 17:00:00 - 19:00:00

Our research shows that even from a very young age, when girls and boys think about what they want to be when they grow up, they tend to go for jobs where their own gender make up most of the workforce. And the jobs girls set their sights on pay on average 27 per cent or £6.49 less per hour than those their male peers aspire to. On the other hand, while ethnic minorities, and particularly minority girls, may have high hopes of a well-paying job, in reality they do not go on to fulfil these aspirations. At this event we will explore recent findings from two national longitudinal studies, funded by the ESRC: the Millennium Cohort Study, which has been following the lives of around 19,000 children born in the UK at the turn of the century, and Next Steps, which is following around 16,000 people now in their late twenties. This event is free to attend but guests must complete the online booking from the link below.

Location: London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

Contact: Centre for Longitudinal Studies,

Email: cls@ioe.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7612 6875

8 November, 2018 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation Seminar: Advances in evidence-based MS physical rehabilitation

Time: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00

Speaker: Peter Feys (Hasselt University, Belgium) Followed by refreshments. No registration required – please just come along.

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 November, 2018 - Urban Lab Films: The Experimental City

Time: 18:20:00 - 20:45:00

Organised by UCL Urban Laboratory

In the 1960s, renowned scientist, inventor and comic-strip author Athelstan Spilhaus, dreams of a new kind of city environment. Alarmed by a growing environmental crisis in America, he designs a domed metropolis where technology and innovative design eradicate the excessive pollution and waste levels typical in contemporary cityscapes. Spilhaus receives funding and support from high government officials, prominent scientists and political insiders to build ‘The Experimental City’ in rural Minnesota. Yet his utopian dream is halted with resistance from rural residents and state conservationists, who are driven by mistrust and pessimism. Directed by Chad Freidrichs (The Pruitt-Igoe Myth), 'The Experimental City' looks at the hopes and realities behind this mission to build a city of the future. This one-off Urban Lab Films screening is in partnership with Bertha DocHouse and will be followed by a Q&A chaired by Professor Matthew Beaumont (Co-Director, UCL Urban Laboratory).

Location: Bertha DocHouse, Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick Centre, London, WC1N 1AW

Contact: Jordan Rowe

Email: urbanlaboratory@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 9402

9 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Dr. Chen Song, Cardiff University - "What constitutes an optimal brain architecture? The role of sensory processing versus sleep" There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

9 November, 2018 - Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium 2018

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Otto Wolff Lectures: Mary Reilly, Eugenio Mercuri Speakers: Francesco Muntoni, Rita Horvath, Matt Hall, Thomas Voit, Kate Maresh, Elizabeth Busch Poster Competition: We'll be delighted to receive your posters, which will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Deadline: 22nd October. For more information please contact: ICH.DN.Programme@ucl.ac.uk Attendance is free at this event but pre-registration via Eventbrite is required.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health 30 Guilford St,, ,

Contact: Director's office, UCL GOS ICH

Email: ich.director@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2018 - How to find patient partners, and keep them involved

Time: 11:00:00 - 13:00:00

This session is for anyone looking to involve patients in their research. Learn where to go to find people who will get involved, and how to help them remain engaged. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Rebecca Lawson, Royal Society Wellcome Trust Henry Dale Fellow, Dept Psychology, University of Cambridge Title: To be announced Host: Jon Roiser Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

13 November, 2018 - ALS Seminar: Dr Mhoriam Ahmed

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Mhoriam Ahmed, Department of Neuromuscular Disease, IoN, UCL Host: Professor Linda Greensmith This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Building relationships: how to work with patients and the public

Time: 12:00:00 - 14:00:00

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?

Time: 14:30:00 - 16:30:00

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Introduction to Skylark Data Sharing Platform

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

Over the last 72 years, the MRC National Survey of Health and Development (NSHD) has collected data across life on the health and social circumstances of a representative sample (N=5362) of men and women born in England, Scotland or Wales This workshop will take you through our new data sharing platform, Skylark (https://skylark.ucl.ac.uk)

Location: 20 , Bedford Way , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL

Email: eresearch@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

14 November, 2018 - General coding principles of amygdala circuits

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Title: "General coding principles of amygdala circuits" Speaker: Professor Andreas Lüthi - Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel Host: Andrew MacAskill, PhD, Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow (a.macaskill@ucl.ac.uk ) Please contact the host to arrange to meet the speaker

Location: H O Schild Pharmacology LT, Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Tina Bashford

Email: t.bashford@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 November, 2018 - UCL Environment Domain Health Workshop

Time: 13:30:00 - 15:00:00

The Environment Domain, in association with UCL Public Policy, UCL Press and EDEN are hosting an Autumn Workshop Series, designed to showcase the support on offer for environmental researchers at UCL, highlight new opportunities and build collaborative networks across UCL. We are inviting researchers to showcase a brief 5-10 minute summary of their past, present and future research to help widen connections in environmental research across the University and facilitate exchanging of ideas. Each workshop will focus on a dedicated Environment Domain Working Group. Researchers from all UCL departments and career stages are welcome to attend, and you can attend more than 1 workshop. You are signing up for the Health working group workshop held on 14 November 2018. Please note this is open to UCL based researchers/staff/postgraduate students only.

Location: 784, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H0AL

Contact: UCL Environment Research Domain

Email: Environment@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +442076792568

15 November, 2018 - FPHS International Lecture 2018 - Advancing Nutrition for Global Health

Time: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00

Organised by UCL Institute for Global Health

UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences are delighted to announce that Professor Wafaie Fawzi from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will be visiting the Faculty to give the FPHS International Lecture 2018. Title: Advancing Nutrition for Global Health: From Discovery Research to Implementation Science About the Lecture: Much progress has been achieved in reducing maternal and child mortality globally, but significant gaps remain particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Prof Fawzi will share ideas on addressing the double burden of malnutrition, and relationships to infectious diseases and adverse pregnancy and child health outcomes. The event will be followed by refreshments in the Winter Gardens. Booking is essential

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute for Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London,

Contact: Sarah Sterlini

Email: s.sterlini@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

15 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Chris Tape

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Chris Tape, UCL Cancer Institute Host: Dr Viki Male

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

16 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Nadine Dijkstra, Donders Centre for Cognition "Envisioning imagination: shared neural mechanisms of visual perception and imagery" Whenever we think about what something looks like that is not there, we use visual imagery. Visual imagery is phenomenologically similar to visual perception: imagining and perceiving a cat both gives rise to the experience of almond-shaped eyes, whiskers and pointy ears. To what extent visual imagery relies on similar neural mechanisms as visual perception has been a topic of debate for decades. During this talk I will present some of our work investigating this question. Our results indicate that imagery and perception rely on similar neural representations in different brain areas and on similar top-down connectivity. The biggest difference between these two forms of visual experience seems to be that the early, bottom-up processing that characterises perception, is absent during imagery.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

19 November, 2018 - CRUK Innovation Summit: Discover how to commercialise your science

Time: 09:00:00 - 19:00:00

This free-to-attend event will bring together entrepreneurs and innovators in science to discuss the benefits and importance of taking an entrepreneurial approach to translating your scientific discoveries. You'll get all the information, guidance and support you need to explore the commercial potential of your research, including hearing real-life case studies and business models, information on how to grow your network, and how and when to patent your research. Even if you haven’t considered translating your discoveries before, we’re here to support you through the process. The event has been specifically designed to include a high-quality mix of interactive plenary and panel sessions giving delegates the opportunity to hear the latest trends and receive advice from leaders in the field. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Register your attendance today and secure your place!

Location: Simmons & Simmons, 1 Ropemaker Street, London , EC2Y 9SS

Contact: CRUK

Email: supporter.services@cancer.org.uk

Phone: Please email

19 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Alexandra Trkola, University of Zurich Title tbc Host: Dr Laura McCoy (l.mccoy@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Jennifer Cook, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham Title: To be announced Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

19 November, 2018 - UCL BBSRC Executive Visit and Showcase

Time: 11:30:00 - 15:00:00

We are delighted to welcome Professor Melanie Welham, the BBSRC’s Executive Chair and other members of the BBSRC Executive to UCL. The day will showcase UCL’s world-class bioscience and biotechnology research, and forms part of UCL’s Strategic Partnership with BBSRC. You are invited to attend the BBSRC Executive Chair’s talk and Showcase, which will be a great opportunity to hear from Professor Welham on the future of UK bioscience funding and engage in interactive discussion with BBSRC staff. There will also be talks from BBSRC-funded academics to demonstrate the breadth and quality of research at UCL. Who should attend this event? - Anyone working in, or with an interest in research within BBSRC’s remit areas, whether or not you are funded by BBSRC. We especially encourage early career researchers to attend.

Location: Room 421, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: SLMS Facilitators

Email: slms.facilitators@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 November, 2018 - UCL Environment Domain Urban Workshop

Time: 13:30:00 - 15:00:00

The Environment Domain, in association with UCL Public Policy, UCL Press and EDEN are hosting an Autumn Workshop Series, designed to showcase the support on offer for environmental researchers at UCL, highlight new opportunities and build collaborative networks across UCL. We are inviting researchers to showcase a brief 5-10 minute summary of their past, present and future research to help widen connections in environmental research across the University and facilitate exchanging of ideas. Each workshop will focus on a dedicated Environment Domain Working Group. Researchers from all UCL departments and career stages are welcome to attend, and you can attend more than 1 workshop. You are signing up for the Urban working group workshop held on 21 November 2018. Please note this is open to UCL based researchers/staff/postgraduate students only.

Location: 1.20, Engineering Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E7JE

Contact: UCL Environment Research Domain

Email: Environment@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +442076792568

21 November, 2018 - Writing Effective Data Management Plans

Time: 14:00:00 - 15:30:00

This 1½ hour workshop is particularly relevant for researchers who will have to produce a Data Management Plan as part of a funding application. Overview: Research Data Management (RDM) is an increasingly important skill for researchers across all disciplines and career stages. Research funders are increasingly introducing new requirements around Data Management as part of the application process. Often researchers will be asked to produce a Data Management Plan as part of a funding application or be required to share data at the end of a project. This workshop will provide a practical overview of the major issues in RDM including how to meet funder requirements, how to effectively store data during your project, and making decisions about whether to share research data. As part of the workshop participants will begin to develop a data management plan.

Location: TBC, , London,

Contact: Kate Brown

Email: kate.brown@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)203 108 6295

22 November, 2018 - Synaptopathies Seminar Series: Dr Tiago Branco

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Dr Tiago Branco, University College London

Location: GLT lecture theatre (Gilliat Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor Queen Square House, London,

Contact: Erica Tagliatti

Email: e.tagliatti@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 November, 2018 - Virtual Virology

Time: 16:00:00 - 18:00:00

The Virtual Virology series provides a forum for virology groups from around the UK to present their work. Sessions are focused on the most exciting and current questions in virology. The meeting format is a presenting group of three speakers who are introduced by a representative or the head of their research group. This months speaker: - Dr Serge Mostowy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) This event is free.

Location: Venue TBC, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jane Turner

Email: jane.turner@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Dr. Simon Hanslmayr , University of Birmingham There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

23 November, 2018 - Demonstrating real world impact through your research

Time: 11:00:00 - 14:00:00

It’s not always easy for academics and researchers to see the impact of their work. Traditional markers of influence, such as citations, are not sufficient to tell the story of impact. This interactive session will be an opportunity for Early Career Researchers to discuss with a panel of experienced publishers how we can work together to challenge simplistic and outdated approaches to impact, shifting beyond metrics and celebrating impact of all shapes and sizes.

Location: Ground Floor Meeting Room, UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Research) , 2 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BT

Contact: Michael Reade

Email: m.reade@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 8713 (internal: 28713)

26 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Thumbi Ndung'u, frica Health Research Institute Host: Professor Robin Weiss (r.weiss@ucl.ac.uk) All are welcome to attend. If you would like to meet the speaker after the seminar please contact the host.

Location: B05 LT, Chadwick Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

26 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Armin Zlomuzica, Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany Title: To be announced Host: Oliver Robinson Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

27 November, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Title: “Attentional Selection Mediates Framing and Choice-Bias Effects” Speaker: Marius Usher (Tel Aviv University)

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 207 679 5332

27 November, 2018 - Lunch Hour Lecture: What Can the ONS Longitudinal Study Tell Us about Time Travel and about the Force?

Time: 13:10:00 - 13:55:00

The ONS Longitudinal Study is a sample of around 1% of persons in England and Wales, drawn from the decennial census. The sample comprises all people born on four (undisclosed) days spread through the year. Sample members’ census records from 1971 through to 2011 are linked together. This lecture describes the study for those who have not used it before – and explains how to apply to use it – by drawing on two examples. Firstly, we consider the film Back To The Future, and ask ‘what can the census tell us about time-travel?’. Mirroring the plot structure as far as we can, we compare the outcomes of people who were teenagers in the mid-1950s and people who were teenagers in the mid-1980s. Secondly, we turn to the Star Wars films, and consider the extent of faith of people who indicated in the 2001 Census that they followed the Jedi religion. Does the option to self-identify as Jedi encourage people to complete a census return, when otherwise they might not have done so?

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre , Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Kimberly Hemming

Email: events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

27 November, 2018 - Queen Square Inaugural Lecture: Professors Alex Leff and Nick Ward

Time: 17:00:00 - 19:00:00

Please RSVP to S.Jayasuriya@ucl.ac.uk by 14th November. Open to UCL and NHNN Staff only. Others by invitation.

Location: Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Shihan Jayasuriya

Email: S.Jayasuriya@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 0203 448 4137

27 November, 2018 - WIBR Seminar: Professor David Rowitch

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Part of the Division of Medicine Seminar Series Speaker: Professor David Rowitch, Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics; Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator; Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute Title: 'Functional Diversity of Astrocytes' Host: Professor William D. Richardson

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Rayne Building, 5 University Street, London, WC1

Contact: Alison Kelly

Email: alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 November, 2018 - Seminar: Insights into the molecular basis of Huntington’s disease

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Seminar series led by the MRC Prion Unit at UCL, Institute of Prion Diseases. Title: Insights into the molecular basis of Huntington’s disease Speaker: Professor Gill Bates, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Hosted by: Dr Emmanuel Asante

Location: Basement Seminar Room, MRC Prion Unit Institute of Prion Diseases 33 Cleveland Street, London, W1W 7FF

Contact: Sandra Porteous

Email: pabusdir@prion.ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 November, 2018 - People, pathways and policy: findings from the CLS Research Programme

Time: 09:30:00 - 18:30:00

This one day event from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies is an opportunity to hear evidence from a major programme of research examining and comparing the lives and experiences of thousands of individuals across the UK, from multiple generations. We will share brand new insights, and ask what these mean for public policy today. Our Cross Cohort Research Programme is a major initiative, using data from our own four cohort studies and other UK studies, to understand how our lives unfold and what can help improve people’s chances in life. Incorporating seven projects, the programme has explored many themes relevant to policy makers and practitioners, including: - The long-term implications of childhood mental ill health - The rising prevalence of obesity - The link between parents’ wealth and their children’s own life chances

Location: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ

Contact: Jennie Blows

Email: j.blows@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr John Grainger

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr John Grainger, University of Manchester Hosts: Host: Dr Clare Bennett

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

30 November, 2018 - 2nd World AIDS Day at the Crick

Time: 14:00:00 - 18:00:00

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day. Come and join us at the Francis Crick Institute on Friday afternoon for a journey to discover how basic research can lead to HIV treatments, to catch up with recent updates on HIV vaccines, and to learn how new prevention strategies can help stop the spread of HIV.

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road , London, NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000

30 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Prof. Lauri Parkkonen, Aalto University There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

3 December, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Yorgo Modis, University of Cambridge Structural basis of viral double-stranded RNA recognition by MDA5 Host: Dr Joe Grove (j.grove@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

3 December, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'Making memories - how the human hippocampus binds, consolidates and retrieves experiences'

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Bernhard Staresina, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham Title: Making memories - how the human hippocampus binds, consolidates and retrieves experiences Host: Tamar Makin Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

4 December, 2018 - ALS Seminar: New approaches in the hunt for drug targets to treat neurodegenerative disease

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Fiona Marshall, VP Head of the UK Discovery Centre for MSD Research Laboratories Host: Professor Elizabeth Fisher This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 December, 2018 - CLOSER collaborative conference about the UK’s longitudinal studies: challenges and solutions

Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00

On 6 December 2018, CLOSER will host a one-day collaborative conference at the Wellcome Trust. Its focus will be on identifying the best ways to tackle the key challenges facing longitudinal population studies. Two plenary sessions in the morning will focus on: Improving access to administrative/ linkage data; and Improving engagement with policy makers Two parallel sessions in the afternoon will focus on: Integrating new forms of data collection/ Future directions in cross-study harmonisation; and Demonstrating the impact of longitudinal studies/ Developing an overarching longitudinal biosample strategy After the meeting, CLOSER will circulate a report summarising the outcomes from the discussions; in addition, we will identify a number of small working groups to investigate certain areas covered in the meeting and identify key recommendations. If you would like to be notified when further details about this event are available, please email Jennie Blows (details below).

Location: Wellcome Trust, , London,

Contact: Jennie Blows

Email: j.blows@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7331 5102

7 December, 2018 - Brain Meeting

Time: 15:15:00 - 16:15:00

Speaker: Dr. Clive Rosenthal, University of Oxford There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

10 December, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'The developing bodily self'

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Dorothy Cowiem Dept Psychology, Durham University Title: The developing bodily self Host: Tamar Makin Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

10 December, 2018 - Queen Square Inaugural Lecture: Professors Adrian Isaacs & Sebastian Crutch

Time: 17:00:00 - 19:00:00

Please RSVP to S.Jayasuriya@ucl.ac.uk by 28th November 2018 Open to UCL and NHNN Staff only. Others by invitation

Location: Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Shihan Jayasuriya

Email: S.Jayasuriya@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 0203 448 4137

13 December, 2018 - Synaptopathies Seminar Series: Dr Ingo Greger

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Dr Ingo Greger, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Location: GLT lecture theatre (Gilliat Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor Queen Square House, London,

Contact: Erica Tagliatti

Email: e.tagliatti@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 December, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Paola Di Meglio

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Paola Di Meglio, King’s College London Host: Dr Ben Seddon

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

19 December, 2018 - UCL Division of Psychiatry: Insight and self-awareness

Time: 15:00:00 - 16:00:00

Speaker: Professor Anthony David, KCL

Location: Maple House 6th Floor seminar room, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 January, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Carla Startin, LonDowns/KCL Title: "Cognitive decline and dementia in adults with Down syndrome" Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 January, 2019 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker tba

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

24 January, 2019 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Mark Wills

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Mark Wills, University of Cambridge Host: Dr Matt Reeves

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

1 February, 2019 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation Symposium: Living with Cognitive Disability

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Cognitive Rehabilitation: interventions for living with cognitive difficulties after brain damage. Professor Jon Evans (University of Glasgow) sets the tone of the day with his keynote lecture, and sessions are chaired by experts in the field – Dr Mike Dilly, Professor Diane Playford, Dr Patrick McKnight, and Dr Andrew Tyerman. This symposium is an essential educational tool for all those working in the field, providing immersion in the current challenges, possibilities, research, practicalities and opinions in cognitive rehabilitation. £125 for the full day, including lunch Half-day and student rate: £75

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 February, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: John Hardy, LonDowns/KCL Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 February, 2019 - Cancer Research UK 5th biennial early diagnosis research conference

Time: -

The 2019 conference theme will be ‘10 years on: accelerating early diagnosis evidence into practice’ by bringing together researchers, clinicians, patients and policy makers to share and discuss the latest research findings, their implications on policy and practice, and the future needs and direction for early diagnosis. The call for abstracts and registration is now open, and we are excited to welcome you all to what we hope will be a thought-provoking and celebratory conference. Abstracts are invited from a variety of topics in translation and evidence across the diagnostic pathway. Deadline for abstract submissions: 5pm Monday 1 October.

Location: Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham Pendigo Way, Birmingham, B40 1PP

Contact: Cancer Research UK Conference organisers

Email: EDconference@cancer.org.uk

Phone: Please email

6 March, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Frances Wiseman, UCL Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 March, 2019 - Medicine at the Crick: Biological therapies in cancer – improving survival outcomes

Time: 14:00:00 - 19:00:00

The session will review the profound opportunities of CAR-T cell therapy, adoptive cellular immunotherapies and checkpoint inhibitor therapy in the management of haematologic and metastatic solid tumours. These Immunotherapies, by leveraging the patient's immune system, are transforming clinical care, resulting in prolonged survival and even cancer cures in a previously palliative setting. This event will review recent breakthroughs in the field, challenges and opportunities in the translation of scientific findings into the clinic and the promise of leveraging adaptive cellular therapies to tackle cancer clonal evolution for patient benefit. Speakers include Professor Sergio Quezada and Professor Martin Pule from the UCL Cancer Institute. 'Medicine at the Crick' showcases major advances in biomedical science and raises awareness of the medical implications of major scientific advances.

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road , London , NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000

2 April, 2019 - Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Time: 12:00:00 - 17:00:00

The inaugural Biomarkers in neurodegenerative iseases course took place April 2018 at the University of Gothenburg. We are pleased to announce that the course will be held in 2019 in Queen Square as an exciting UCL/University of Gothenburg (UGot) collaboration. Aimed at PhD level and beyond, this detailed and comprehensive 4 day course will feature leading names in biomarker research including Profs. William Jagust (University of California Berkeley), John Hardy (UCL), Henrik Zetterberg (UCL/UGot), Kaj Blennow (UGot) and Nick Fox (UCL). We look forward to welcoming delegates from around the world for this unique educational and networking opportunity. Biomarkers are increasingly required for effective research into neurodegenerative diseases. They are critical for diagnosis, disease monitoring and will be key for measuring target engagement of disease modifying therapies.

Location: , 33 Queen Square , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCL IoN

Email: ion.educationteam@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3456 7890

4 April, 2019 - UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2019

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We are very pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference will take place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April 2019 at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne. Further details to follow; please email cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk to be added to the mailing list for updates.

Location: Centre for Life, , Newcastle upon Tyne,

Contact: Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases

Email: cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 April, 2019 - Microbiology@UCL Symposium 2019

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

The next annual MICROBIOLOGY@UCL Symposium will be held on 5 April 2019. Event details to follow.

Location: , UCL, ,

Contact: TBC

Email: TBC

Phone:

9 April, 2019 - CBC Conference 2019 - Behaviour Change for Health: Digital and other Innovative Methods

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

The 5th annual Centre for Behaviour Change Conference will be welcoming submissions on research and practice to change health-related behaviour using digtial and non-digital approaches. We are looking for talks, posters, symposia and workshops to stimulate a lively exchange of ideas between industry and academia. More information on abstract submissions will be available in coming weeks. Early bird registration are now open! Purchase your event and conference dinner tickets via the UCL online store. Pre-conference workshops will be running on Monday 08 April. More information to follow soon.

Location: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

Contact: Centre for Behaviour Change

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 5497