Chevening Explores Climate

Chevening Explores: The war on plastic and saving our oceans

Online via Zoom

£Free (£5 late cancellation/no show fee)

Marine plastics, and their potential environmental impacts, have seen an explosion in public interest over the last decade. Plastic debris is now found globally and we’re only just starting to understand its implications for planetary health. Join us for what promises to be an enlightening afternoon with Professor Andy Cundy from the University of Southampton […]

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Covid and climate: crisis and opportunity

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£Free (£5 late cancellation/no show fee)

The Covid pandemic has caused unimaginable suffering around the world and has changed the way we live. What was once considered normal is now having to be a new normal. Has the Covid pandemic now opened up opportunities to face our climate emergency sooner? Ticket release date: From 10:00 on Tuesday, 2 March until 10:00 […]

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Climate

COP-ing out: Glasgow 2021

Online via Zoom

£Free (£5 late cancellation/no show fee)

Scholar Events Competition winner, hosted by Chevening Scholar, Jovana Mirjanić. The UK is preparing to host one of the most important environmental events of the year – the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties. Learn what happens during this large-scale event, who makes climate change decisions and how you can get involved. […]

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Chevening x IWD: A Feminist Whodunnit

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£Free

What: Put your detective skills to the test in this mystery puzzle game about a famous feminist writer. This detective-styled event, led by UCL feminist literature researcher Sarah Edwards, presents participants with a series of ‘clue-exhibits’ about a famous feminist writer who created what has come to be known as a quintessential piece of feminist literature. […]

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Volunteering

Volunteering: Action Tutoring

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£Free

Action Tutoring is a national education charity dedicated to supporting young people from low-income backgrounds to achieve a meaningful level of academic attainment. They do this by pairing high quality volunteer tutors with primary and secondary pupils to help build their maths or English subject knowledge, confidence and resilience through weekly one-hour sessions. Action Tutoring […]

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IWD: In conversation with… Pinky Lilani

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£Free

What: We’ll hear from Pinky Lilani – food guru, author, motivational speaker and internationally acclaimed champion for women. She is responsible for a portfolio of events and projects that support and celebrate the successes of women including the Asian Women of Achievement Awards and the Women of the Future Awards, Summit, Network and Ambassadors Programme. During the event […]

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Wellbeing

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness for wellbeing

Online via Zoom

£Free (£5 late cancellation/no show fee)  

Say goodbye to the winter blues and prepare your mind for brighter days by joining us on a one-hour virtual meditation and yoga workshop led by yoga instructor, Maddy-Rose Robinson. We often forget that doing something as simple as taking a deep breath or gentle stretches can change our moods and the way that we […]

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Murder at the Paddington Tavern: An Interactive Murder Mystery Play

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£Free

Organised and hosted by Scholar Events Competition winner, Gaurav Singh Five suspects, one corpse, countless clues and not enough time. The question is… who did it? Chevening scholars will work together to solve the mystery of the murder at London’s famous club, The Paddington Tavern. From the elusive butler to the secretive bartender, scholars will […]

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Wellbeing

Staying positive and beating burnout

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£Free (£5 late cancellation/no show fee)

Join us for this 2-hour interactive workshop where we will dive into the latest research on the science of stress and share tips, tools and techniques to help us stay positive and beat burnout. Ticket Release Date: From 10:00 on Tuesday, 2 March until 10:00 on Thursday, 4 March Ticketing System: ballot Eventbrite password: see […]

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Volunteering : Crowd and Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse

Online via Zoom

£Free

Citizen science – the involvement of the public in the scientific process – has grown in ambition and scope over the last decade. Distributed crowds of volunteers have helped researchers discover planets, monitor wildlife and transcribe historical texts. In this talk and Q&A, astronomer Chris Lintott, Principal Investigator for Zooniverse.org, will explain the latest discoveries […]

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