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
UKCMB have created a great educational video on the causes and prevention of damp, mould and condensation in homes. The video aims to provide guidance to homeowners on how to avoid moisture problems in homes in the UK.
Publication date: 6 November 2017
Sadiq Khan, London’s Mayor, marked the start of his T-charge on vehicles to combat city pollution by visiting UCL’s nursery in Bloomsbury on 23rd October 2017.
Publication date: 1 November 2017
Professor Rose Luckin is the Dr Who of AI in education. Schools and universities will be transformed over the next 10 to 15 years by the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). No one has done more visionary work than Rose Luckin, Professor at UCL’s Institute of Education in the field of learning sciences, educational technology and AI. AI will personalise learning and provide the biggest revolution yet seen in the provision of high quality and individual education for all. “What we are very interested in is the right blend of human and artificial intelligence in the classroom – identifying that sweet spot,” she says.
Publication date: 9 October 2017
The UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences (UCL CFS) has scooped a Bronze Lion in the Design and Typography category at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. Their winning campaign, made in collaboration with Ogilvy & Mather London, aims to crowdfund £1m for a world-class forensic evidence research laboratory and expose the surprisingly common yet critical problem of the misinterpretation of forensic science evidence.
Publication date: 16 August 2017
Twenty seven innovative projects at UCL have received funding totalling £264,264 in the third round of Knowledge Exchange and Innovation funding for 2017.
Publication date: 21 July 2017
More than half of London's LGBTQ+ venues have closed down in the past decade, according to a new report.
Publication date: 14 July 2017
A team led by Professor Michael Hanna, Director of the UCL Institute of Neurology, has won a £28,850,000 infrastructure award from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support the improvement of UCL’s research facilities, which will enable UCL to deliver on its aim to create the world’s leading translational neuroscience environment.
Publication date: 11 July 2017
UCL Consultant, Dr James Cheshire was presented with the Royal Geographical Society’s Cuthbert Peek Award at its Annual Awards Ceremony on June 5 for his work on Advancing geographical knowledge through Big Data.
Publication date: 4 July 2017