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‘Music in the University’ Jazz@One with New Focus Duo (saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski & pianist Euan Stevenson)

Date: Friday 2 June 2017
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University Concert Hall, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski and pianist Euan Stevenson’s New Focus is one of the most beautifully realised projects to emerge in Scottish jazz in recent years; here the co-leaders feature original compositions and reimagined jazz standards that highlight their outstanding melodic talent. Admission free without ticket – subject to seating capacity.

Turner’s Rhine Journey

Turner’s Rhine Journey

Date: Tuesday 31 January 2017 – Sunday 30 July 2017
Time: 10:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: The Hunterian Art Gallery

This exhibition centres on a recently rediscovered watercolour, a romantic view of the town Bacharach and Stahleck on the Rhine, which he visited in 1817.

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

Date: Friday 10 March 2017 – Sunday 27 August 2017
Time: 10:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: The Hunterian Museum

Extended due to popular demand, this superb display of Hunter’s British medals is considered to be one of the best in the world and captures important historical events including the Reformation, the Union of the Crowns, the Civil War, the Act of Union, the Jacobite Rebellion and the Enlightenment.

Art of Power: Masterpieces from the Bute Collection

Art of Power: Masterpieces from the Bute Collection

Date: Friday 31 March 2017 – Sunday 14 January 2018
Time: 10:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: The Hunterian Art Gallery

This two-venue exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see major European and British masterpieces from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute.

Neil Clements: Electric Eye

Neil Clements: Electric Eye

Date: Friday 7 April 2017 – Sunday 8 October 2017
Time: 10:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: The Hunterian Art Gallery

This new exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery presents paintings and sculptures by Glasgow-based artist Neil Clements (b. 1982, Belfast). Neil Clements: Electric Eye continues The Hunterian’s innovative programme of contemporary art displays, and features new works made especially for this context.

Shell meets Bone

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Shell meets Bone

Date: Thursday 13 April 2017 – Sunday 13 August 2017
Time: 10:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: The Hunterian Museum

A fascinating new exhibition of biominerals from The Hunterian collection and new artwork by Artist in Residence Rachel Duckhouse.

Jenny T. Colgan: Spandex in the City

Jenny T. Colgan: Spandex in the City

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017
Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: The Hunterian Museum
Speaker: Jenny Colgan

Join Sunday Times best-selling author Jenny T. Colgan at this special West End Festival event in the Hunterian Museum. Enjoy excerpts from Jenny’s latest book, Spandex and the City plus prosecco and cupcakes!

The Tommy Burns Leukaemia Research Dinner

The Tommy Burns Leukaemia Research Dinner

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017
Time: 19:00 – 23:00
Category: Alumni events
Venue: 1a The Square, University of Glasgow
Speaker: tbc

Join us at this special fundraising dinner which will raise funds for the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre.

Stevenson Election Special: The 2017 General Election

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Stevenson Election Special: The 2017 General Election

Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Category: Public lectures
Venue: SIr Charles WIlson Building
Speaker: Panel: Professor Rob Johns (University of Essex and ITV), Dr Maria Fletcher (University of Glasgow), Dr Alan Convery (University of Edinburgh), Dr T

The panel will examine the latest information on where things stand before the polls open, as well as providing more in depth analysis of Brexit and the election prospects and implications for political parties, especially the SNP and the Conservatives.

Switzerland Alumni Drinks - Geneva & Zurich

Switzerland Alumni Drinks – Geneva & Zurich

Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017 – Wednesday 7 June 2017
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Category: Alumni events
Venue:
• Le Bar, Le Richemond Hotel, Rue Adhémar-Fabri 8-10, 1201 Geneva
• Clouds Bar, Prime Tower, Maagplatz 5,8005 Zurich

Felicity Osmond and Rosemary Simm from the University of Glasgow Development and Alumni Office will be visiting Switzerland in early June and will be delighted to host two alumni drinks receptions in Geneva on 6 June and Zurich on 7 June.

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WestCHEM Organic Postgraduate Symposium June 2017

Date: Friday 23 June 2017
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Category: Student events
Venue: Glasgow University, Joseph Black Building, rm B419 (main LT), University Avenue, G12 8QQ
Speaker: from Glasgow/Strathclyde Universities

WestChem Organic Postgraduate Symposium – June 2017