Practical Information

We hope you’re looking forward to Morph2016 on Thursday 26th May as much as we are! Here are details for the day. If you have any questions that we haven’t answered here, please feel free to get in touch with us at morph2016conference@gmail.com

Schedule

Registration starts at 8:30 am and the welcome talk begins at 9:00 am. Lunch and the poster session is from 12:40-14:10 pm and the last talk finishes at 18:00 pm, followed by a wine reception until 20:00 pm.

Location

Registration, posters, coffee and tea breaks and lunch will all take place in the South Cloisters, adjacent to the South Wing (Wilkins building). The easiest way to find this is to enter through the main gates on Gower Street, opposite the Cruciform building. The Wilkins Building is directly in front of you. Head towards this building and turn right, and you will see a doorway leading into the South Cloisters building. getting_here
You can find this on Map 2, D3 from the following link: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/downloads/campus-map-2014.pdf

The talks will take place in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, located in the South Wing (Wilkins building). We will have signs and volunteers to help you to find this from the registration desk.
The evening reception will take place in the North Cloisters.

UCU Industrial Action

University and College Union have confirmed a strike over pay is planned for Thursday 26th May. Whilst there may be picket lines, please feel assured that the conference will be going ahead. We will have a volunteer outside the front entrance of the Wilkins building to assist any attendees.

Transportation

By London Underground (Tube)

The closest tube stations to UCL’s Gower Street site are Euston Square (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines), Warren Street (Northern and Victoria lines), Euston (Northern and Victoria lines) and Russell Square (Piccadilly line). More information and a journey planner can be found at http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tube

By bus

UCL’s Gower Street site is served by many Transport for London bus routes. Buses travelling from north to south stop in Gower Street, immediately outside UCL’s main gate, while those travelling from south to north stop outside Warren Street station, about five minutes’ walk from UCL. Services to these stops include route numbers: 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390. More information and a journey planner can be found at http://www.tfl.gov.uk/buses
By National Rail
London has many mainline rail stations. Most of these are a short journey away from UCL, with the stations at Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras being within easy walking distance. Trains from London serve destinations across the UK. http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

Local Restaurants

We are serving lunch during the conference. If you’d like something else, there are scores of local restaurants in the immediate area to satisfy any taste or budget. Euston station has a number of fast food places to eat including a Pret A Manger, a Nando’s, Ed’s Easy Diner and Prezzo. Nearby on Tottenham Court Road is an EAT, a Subway and the Japanese Canteen. For something healthy but quick, head to Planet Organic on Torrington Place (between Huntley Street and Tottenham Court Road). Towards Kings Cross St Pancras you can find North Sea Fish Restaurant with great Fish & Chips. Drummond Street, just north of Euston has lots of Indian restaurants. Some local pubs include the Jeremy Bentham on 31 University Street or The Marlborough Arms on 36 Torrington Place.