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Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced

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Muscle Fibres of the Heart

A striking image showing the spiral structure of heart muscle fibres in minute detail is the overall winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run by the UCL Graduate School.

International study finds language can affect children’s mathematical development

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Maths Class

A unique international study has found that the grammatical structures of language can influence children's early understanding of numbers.

Leading the world on dementia

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Jeremy Hunt IoN visit

The Prime Minister today called for a global effort to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our time: dementia. UCL scientists, working with clinicians at the university's partner hospitals, are at the heart of the battle to treat the condition.

UCL takes the lead with £8.5m funding for dementia research

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Old couple by Marcel Oosterwijk

UCL has been awarded more than £8.5 million by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle the challenges associated with dementia.

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