London ferries produce same pollution as hundreds of buses and trucks but are not policed by tough new emission regulations
Can London truly be a low emission zone when boats are not required to comply to same standards as buses & lorries? UCL consultant's, Dr Tristan Smith, UCL Energy explains the levels of boat emissions in London & Professor Hugh Montgomery (Centre for Human Health and Performance: Institute for Sport, Exercise and Health) talks about health implications.
Publication date: 28 June 2018
Joe Devlin, Head of Experimental Psychology and Vice-Dean (Enterprise) at UCL and UCLC teamed up with Audible to help them discover more about their listeners, and found out something ground-breaking.
Publication date: 27 June 2018
Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Publication date: 15 June 2018
Huge congratulations to the Dean of the Faculty of Brain Sciences, Professor Alan Thompson, who has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Consortium of MS Centres (CMSC).
Publication date: 8 June 2018
The CTaLE team have been awarded a UCL Education Award for their efforts to encourage cultural change, the Centre for Learning and Teaching in Economics was set up in 2015 to foster a greater teaching ethos and to encourage greater interaction with research-based education. The team developed a holistic approach and included Faculty, students and the professional services team, where they developed a series of initiatives and innovations to embed active research across all modules. This will be rolled out from fully from 2018/19.
Publication date: 7 June 2018
UCL has secured £100 million from the Government towards the capital cost of building our new campus, UCL East.
Publication date: 6 June 2018
Researchers from the Bartlett to create a model containing data on every domestic and non-domestic building within the M25 for the Greater London Authority.
Publication date: 1 June 2018
If current trends continue, almost a quarter (22%) of the people in the world will be obese by 2045 (up from 14% in 2017), and one in eight (12%) will have type 2 diabetes (up from 9% in 2017), according to a study presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May).
Publication date: 30 May 2018
By Conrad Heine with Dr Michael Walls
Publication date: 18 May 2018
UCL’s Nathan Lea tells our editor Victoria Galligan about how the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have an impact on schools and what can be done to prepare for the new regime, which comes into force on May 25th..
Publication date: 30 April 2018
Reducing shipping industry's carbon emissions is 'major progress' says UCL's low carbon shipping expert, Dr Tristan Smith
Low carbon shipping expert, Dr Tristan Smith, (UCL Energy Institute), has welcomed the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) commitment to significantly cut the industry’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, calling the proposals ‘major progress’.
Publication date: 16 April 2018
UCL Consultants join forces with PA Consulting Group, UCL and FutureLearn to educate organisations about EU GDPR
London 12th April 2018: PA Consulting Group, a global consulting, technology and innovation company, and UCL Consultants, a subsidiary of University College London, join FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, in announcing a new collaboration today.
Publication date: 12 April 2018
The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to Professor Paul Shearing from UCL Chemical Engineering as a global visionary to develop more efficient, safer, and cheaper battery technologies.
Publication date: 10 April 2018
The Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation (IFCF) has today fulfilled its pledge to donate a total of £10 million to support the development of the Hub of the new UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL, a year ahead of schedule.
Publication date: 26 March 2018
In November 2017, UCL's Bartlett Development Planning Unit led the International observation mission to Somaliland’s presidential elections.
Publication date: 16 March 2018
The 2018 Brain Prize, the world’s most valuable prize for brain research at €1m, has been awarded to Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) and Professor Bart De Strooper (UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL) for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Publication date: 7 March 2018
Universities match scientists and financiers to boost start-up success
Publication date: 5 March 2018
UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has been ranked as the world number one for Education for the fifth year running, in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Publication date: 2 March 2018
Dr Rokia Raslan and Mr Yair Schwartz from UCL's Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering have recently published two reports exploring both innovation and best-practice in wall insulation.
Publication date: 27 February 2018
A new European Space Agency (ESA) mission concept to help reduce the global risk of damage caused by space weather will be worked on by teams from across the UK with UCL playing a pivotal role in developing instruments on board the spacecraft.
Publication date: 5 February 2018
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of St Pancras International, HSI Ltd partnered with students from the UCL's History Dept, led by Professor Margot Finn, to learn more about the station's rich and varied history.
Publication date: 23 January 2018
UCL's Dr Tristan Smith, Reader in Energy and Shipping, Bartlett's School of Environment, Energy & Resources. discusses how international shipping contributes to CO2 emissions, saying the level 'needs to reduce rapidly if we are to avoid the risks of dangerous climate change'
Publication date: 9 January 2018
The first drug targeting the cause of Huntington’s disease was safe and well-tolerated in its first human trial led by UCL scientists. It successfully lowered the level of the harmful huntington protein in the nervous system.
Publication date: 12 December 2017
UCL has won a flagship contract to train the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s staff and diplomats around the world in economics, ranging from how different markets and exchange rates operate to the economics of climate change and macro-economic crises.
Publication date: 29 November 2017
Professor Sarah Tabrizi, director of the UCL Huntington’s Disease Centre at the UCL Institute of Neurology, has received the 2017 International Leslie Gehry Brenner prize for Innovation in Science.
Publication date: 9 November 2017