18 December 2014: UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014
A court record unearthed in a London archive detailing George Orwell's 1931 conviction for being ‘drunk and incapable’ confirms his account of the incident, lending foundation to the lore surrounding Orwell’s truthfulness as a writer. More...
One outcome of the IOE and UCL merger coming into effect today will be that all five of the UK’s national birth cohort studies will be housed at the same institution for the first time, forming the largest concentration of birth cohort expertise in the world. More...
27 November 2014: Professor David Lomas appointed as new UCL Vice-Provost (Health)
UCL is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Lomas to the role of Vice-Provost (Health), replacing Professor Sir John Tooke, from 1st August 2015. More...
25 November 2014: UCL and the Institute of Education confirm merger
UCL and the Institute of Education (IOE) have today confirmed that they will be merging with effect from 2 December. The merger will create a new institution with over 35,000 students, confirming UCL as the biggest higher education institution in London, and the largest postgraduate institution in the UK, with 19,000 postgraduate students. It will have over 11,000 staff and a combined income of over £1bn. More...
21 November 2014: Laser scanning accurately ‘weighs’ trees
21 October 2014: UCL Council confirms UCL/IOE merger decision
24 September 2014: Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action
17 September 2014: Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids
16 September 2014: UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings
16 September 2014: Dental and nutrition experts call for radical rethink on free sugars intake
11 September 2014: UCL Honorary Graduands and Fellows 2014
11 September 2014: ‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t encourage weight loss
26 August 2014: How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells
12 August 2014: National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction
8 August 2014: What's the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don't agree
7 August 2014: Losing weight won’t make you happy