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Can universities make cities better places?

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Darwin Lecture Theatre

Darwin Building

Gower Street

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WC1E 6BT

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This is a UCL East Lunch Hour Lecture.

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About the Lecture:

This talk will consider the impacts and potential benefits of university development on the re-shaping of the physical and social landscapes of cities. It will introduce research by UCL Urban Laboratory as the context for discussion of UCL¹s future presence in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and the scope for its positive contribution to the creation of new spaces and opportunities in east London.

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About the speaker:

Clare Melhuish is Principal Research Fellow and Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory, a cross-faculty platform for promoting urban research, teaching and practice at UCL. She researches and writes on the design and social impacts of architectural and urban development, and has a cross-disciplinary background in architectural history and criticism, anthropology, and cultural geography.

Venue details and accessibility:

This building and lecture theatre is fully accessible and a step free route is available. Accessible toilets are located on the same floor as the lecture theatre.

If would like to speak to someone in relation to accessibility for this event, please email Emma Hart (emma.hart@ucl.ac.uk).

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