29 January 2015: Cancer fear can impact screening uptake
People who worry about cancer are more likely to want to get screened for colon cancer, but feeling uncomfortable at the thought of cancer makes them less likely to actually go for the test, finds new UCL-led research. More...
21 January 2015: Having a romantic partner present can make pain feel worse
The support of a romantic partner is often advised for painful medical procedures, but new research from UCL, King’s College London and the University of Hertfordshire finds that this can actually make the pain feel worse. More...
20 January 2015: UCL researchers win Leverhulme Trust awards worth £1.3m
Ten UCL researchers have
been awarded funding worth over £1.3m from the Leverhulme Trust to fund a range
of research, art and education projects across a wide range of subjects. In
total, five Research Project Grants, three Major Research Fellowships and two Artist-in-Residence
Grants were made.
20 January 2015: Major cause of blindness linked to calcium deposits in the eye
Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness, by UCL-led research. More...
7 January 2015: UCL staff recognised in New Year Honours 2015
Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who have been recognised in the 2015 New Year Honours list. More...
18 December 2014: UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014
27 November 2014: Professor David Lomas appointed as new UCL Vice-Provost (Health)
25 November 2014: UCL and the Institute of Education confirm merger
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