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Losing my mind
Publication date: 7 October 2016
“Even though I see this disease on a professional level every day, I still find the stories heartbreaking,” says Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology at the Dementia Research Centre. “I recently diagnosed Alzheimer's disease in a person aged 50. They've got it because they carry the gene – and therefore their three children and their three brothers and sisters all have a 50% risk of developing the disease.” It is hard to imagine how painful it must be to receive this diagnosis knowing it will affect not only your own health but that of your entire family – but Professor Fox still has to deliver it.
Children with fatal muscle disease walk after drug breakthrough
Publication date: 6 October 2016
UCL Consultants appoint new Director of Bespoke Short Courses
Publication date: 3 October 2016
Tony Osude joined UCL Consultants Ltd (UCLC) to take up a newly created position as Director, Bespoke Short Courses. Tony is leading the development of a new division based in UCLC focused on the origination, development and delivery of high end custom programmes to senior decision makers in the private and public sectors nationally and globally, drawing on UCL’s multi-disciplinary and cutting edge academic expertise. He will be working closely with colleagues across UCL to identify custom programmes (i.e. closed courses offered for a fee to an external client) and to provide the professional support for their development, costing and pricing, and delivery.
UCL Institute of Education leads Mandarin teaching initiative
Publication date: 23 September 2016
Gaia sizes up 1.1 billion stars
Publication date: 15 September 2016
UCL Research finds Parkinson's could potentially be detected by an eye test
Publication date: 18 August 2016
Senior academic team appointed for UCL East
Publication date: 1 August 2016
UCL has announced two senior academic appointments to lead the development of the academic strategy for its new UCL East campus at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Stratford (QEOP). Professor Paola Lettieri (UCL Engineering Sciences) has been appointed Academic Director for UCL East and Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith (UCL Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) will take up the role of Deputy Academic Director.
UCL Consultants appoint a New Senior Project Manager
Publication date: 22 July 2016
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Clare Berry as our new Senior Project Manager.
Clare previously worked at Imperial College London as a Scientific Manager for the School of Public Health where she managed scientific, collaborative and consortium-lead research projects across UK and Europe.
Tax diesel cars based on air pollution
Publication date: 5 July 2016
Training government officials in the latest urban planning approaches
Publication date: 27 June 2016
UCL has, over several years, developed a good relationship with various government departments across China. With world-leading experts in many areas of urban design, and the benefit of being in one of the leading cities in the world, UCL was ideally placed to work with the Chinese government in their urbanisation projects.
Professor Deborah Gill wins Provost's Spirit of Enterprise Award
Publication date: 13 June 2016
UCL-Energy co-authors final report on 'selecting indicators to measure energy poverty' for the European Commission
Publication date: 9 June 2016
The recently published European Commission (EC) report was co-authored by UCL-Energy Senior Researchers Steve Pye, Ian Hamilton, Paolo Agnolucci and David Grover. This report is part of a European Commission Pilot Project titled: Energy Poverty – Assessment of the Impact of the Crisis and Review of Existing and Possible New Measures in the Member States. Through this project, the EC aims to support Member States in protecting vulnerable consumers and to address energy poverty by identifying best practices and supporting information exchange.
Building on UCL’s enterprise success
Publication date: 25 May 2016
UCL has a long and successful track record of encouraging innovation and enterprise. This support for enterprise activities helps the university deliver the widest possible impact from its research on the economy and society, both in the UK and globally. It also brings individual benefits to our staff and students.
How Huntington's disease research can unlock treatments for other dementias
Publication date: 25 May 2016
Watch Professor Sarah Tabrizi's (Clinical Neurology Consultant at UCL) lecture on Huntington's disease
Mars’ surface revealed in unprecedented detail
Publication date: 27 April 2016
CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour, now that's big data!
Publication date: 22 April 2016
Researchers at UCL Energy Institute use the methodology they developed for the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 and AIS data to estimate emissions from five different ship types and display this in a new interactive map that plots 250 million data points to show the movements of the world’s commercial shipping fleet over the course of the year 2012.
UCL scientists nominated as names for polar research ship
Publication date: 8 April 2016
"too poor to stay warm" - highlighting fuel poverty
Publication date: 5 April 2016
Research led by Dr Jessica Allen (UCL Institute of Health Equity) has suggested that more than 9,000 deaths in 2014-15 were specifically due to living in a cold home. Watch on BBC One's Panorama.
FPSH staff awards
Publication date: 4 March 2016
The world’s social media habits uncovered in new UCL study
Publication date: 1 March 2016
UCL launches academic collaboration with Egypt’s New Giza University
Publication date: 8 February 2016
DNA ‘building blocks’ pave the way for improved drug delivery
Publication date: 14 January 2016
First evidence to suggest that screening for ovarian cancer may save lives
Publication date: 21 December 2015
More than half of England’s poorest citizens risk undetected bowel cancer
Publication date: 11 December 2015
UCL & Vodafone launch training for a new generation in regulation and public policy
Publication date: 23 November 2015
UCL is working with Vodafone to design, develop and deliver a specialised, professionally-orientated education programme. As part of Vodafone's Academy for Governance and Policy the programme aims to equip those in developing countries with education and qualifications to help raise industry standards in various regulated markets.