2 October 2015: UCL receives Silver Athena SWAN award
UCL has received a Silver Athena SWAN award from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), in recognition of the university’s commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education. More...
1 October 2015: UCL rises 8 places in THE rankings
UCL has risen to number 14 from 22 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16. More...
25 September 2015: Having the ‘right’ connections only gets you so far
Working with a highly reputable corporate leader helps managers get promoted to senior positions in the short term, but such a career boost is balanced in the longer-term as competitive job markets, including professional sports, punish those managers who initially benefited. More...
11 September 2015: Why other people's skin always feels softer
Have you ever touched someone else and wondered why his or her skin felt so incredibly soft? Well, now researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on September 10 present evidence that this experience may often be an illusion. More...
10 September 2015: Possible evidence for human transmission of Alzheimer’s pathology
Amyloid beta pathology in the grey matter and blood vessel walls characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the related cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is observed in the brains of deceased patients who acquired Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) following treatment with prion-contaminated human growth hormone. More...
4 September 2015: Children of more caring, less controlling parents live happier lives
2 September 2015: Antipsychotics inappropriately prescribed to people with intellectual disabilities
16 July 2015: Dr Celia Caulcott appointed Vice-Provost (Enterprise)
16 July 2015: Improving treatment for systemic amyloidosis
14 July 2015: Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia
9 July 2015: UCL Council and Sir Tim Hunt
26 June 2015: Rats 'dream' paths to a brighter future
25 June 2015: UCL Academy students become environmental engineers
16 June 2015: ‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
11 June 2015: UCL Awards for Enterprise 2015
3 June 2015: New treatment for polycystic kidney disease