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Free lectures at UCL and LSE

posted 19 Nov 2010, 02:04 by Richard Barron   [ updated 27 Jan 2012, 01:28 by Hackney U3A ]

University College London’s free public Lunch Hour Lecture series which has been running at UCL in central London since 1942 was recently listed in the Guardian as “one of the ten best ways to spend your lunch break”


Lunch Hour Lectures allow anyone the opportunity to sample the exceptional research work currently being undertaken at UCL - in 40 minute bite-size public lectures.  UCL is currently ranked in the top ten universities in the world and speakers are drawn from UCL's wide-ranging academic departments with lectures frequently showcasing new research and recent academic publications.

Lectures are free, require no booking and take place 13:15 -13:55 on Tuesdays and Thursdays in UCL's Darwin Lecture Theatre on a first-come, first-served bases.  Lectures are also filmed and streamed live on the internet, where they can also be watched after the event.  

For more information go to www.ucl.ac.uk/lhl 


Public Events

Everyone is welcome to attend LSE's public events, where some of the most influential figures in the social sciences can be heard. Lectures again include a wide range of subjects and interests, are usually in the evening when entry is on a first come basis.

Click on this link;


to see calender of events, download pod casts, etc