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The Bartlett & UCL Engineering expand premises to Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2016

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Here East

Next year, UCL will take possession of 3,000 square metres of 10 metre high studio space at Here East which will be used to undertake ground-breaking research in areas including architecture, infrastructure, transport, robotics, healthcare, manufacturing and environmental measurement. UCL will also develop new education programmes in creative design, using film and performance as well as robotic and networked screen technologies.

UCL appoints new Vice-Provost for Enterprise

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UCL's new Vice-Provost for Enterprise

Dr Celia Caulcott has been appointed the next Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL, with effect from 1 October 2015.

Mapping the People of Scotland

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Scotland

Researchers at UCL have mapped the people of Scotland in unprecedented detail.

The project, ‘DataShine Scotland’, commissioned by National Records of Scotland and the Scottish Government, uses data from Scotland’s Census 2011 to show over 1,000 social characteristics for over 46,000 Scottish areas. These cover everything from health and education through to housing conditions and how people travel to work.

UCL wins DECC contracts for provision of energy expertise

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Wind farm

UCL Consultants has formed a cross-faculty team drawing on staff from the Faculties of the Built Environment,  Mathematical and Physical Sciences, and Engineering, in response to an ITT from Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) seeking to establish a Framework contract for the 'Provision of Technical Specialists in Energy'.  Running for four years, it will allow

UCL Consultant of the Year Award 2015

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Dr Tristan Smith

UCL Consultants were delighted to award the Enterprise Award for Consultancy to Dr Tristan Smith from UCL's Energy Institute.

UCL Energy Institute’s shipping group recognised for their applied research work with the maritime industry & launch UMAS, a new vehicle to work further with shipping stakeholders

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Energy Institute

At the 2015 UCL Awards for Enterprise, the shipping group at the UCL Energy Institute, led by Dr Tristan Smith, were presented with the UCL Consultants Award. This award recognises the efforts and accomplishments of UCL’s most innovative and entrepreneurial staff in furthering enterprise through consultancy.

Cutting shipping sector's CO2 Omissions

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IMO Shipping

Cutting the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions in line with global climate change targets will need an approach that goes beyond current regulations, according to a new report by researchers from the Shipping in Changing Climates Consortium at UCL and the Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester.

MedCity - driving industry and innovation

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Spectrometers

London's leading universities on how their consultancy arms are working with industry and governments to provide access to specialist expertise and facilities in a practical, focused and convenient way.

Men donate competitively on women’s fundraising webpages

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Marathon Runners

Men give more money through fundraising websites after seeing that other men have donated large amounts and when the fundraiser is an attractive woman, according to new UCL and University of Bristol research.

UCL teaming up for a cleaner Europe

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Triple E Consulting, as lead partner, in collaboration with ARCADIS Belgium, Technopolis Group and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), has been selected by the European Environment Agency as single-operator in providing them with expert assistance with indicators, analysis, assessments and policy evaluation in support of the 7th Environmental Action Programme.

Professor Stephen Caddick appointed to Executive Board of the Wellcome Trust

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Professor Steve Caddick

Professor Stephen Caddick has been appointed as Director of the Innovations division at The Wellcome Trust, it is announced today. Professor Caddick, who is currently Vice Provost (Enterprise and London) at UCL, succeeds Dr Ted Bianco, who retires from the Trust later this year.

Philanthropy month at UCL

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Benthamselfie

UCL is where philanthropy helps big ideas to take root, grow and blossom.

UCL was established through philanthropy and today, donations from individuals continue to support academic programmes, scholarships and the UCL estate. Over 8,000 people give a regular gift of anywhere between £3 and millions, and alumni and friends volunteer in numerous activities which help current students, UCL’s world class research and fellow graduates.Philanthropic work at UCL isn’t just about supporting projects, but principles: to break down barriers; to provide opportunities; to challenge convention; and to solve problems. Since 1826, donors to UCL have helped us remain true to our founding principles of innovation, accessibility and relevance.Philanthropy Month

New technique doubles the distance of optical fibre communications

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Optic Fiber

A new way to process fibre optic signals has been demonstrated by UCL researchers, which could double the distance at which data travels error-free through transoceanic sub-marine cables.

UCL Founding Member of Alan Turing Institute for Data Science

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Alan Turing

UCL will be one of five academic partners for the new Alan Turing Institute for Data Science. Based at the new King’s Cross Knowledge Quarter, the national Institute will draw together computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and more to work on this key driver for the economy.

By 2050 no one under 80 will be dying from cancer, study says UCL Cancer Study

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Cancer Image

New research shows a daily low-dose aspirin is the single most effective action to protect against cancer

Professor Paul Ekins is Awarded OBE

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Professor Paul Ekins

We are delighted to announce that Professor Paul Ekins, Director of UCL ISR and Professor of Energy and Environment Policy at the UCL Energy Institute, has been awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for services to environmental policy. 

UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014 

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REF2014

UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014 published today, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted. 

UCL announces second campus – UCL East on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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UCL East

UCL is to build a new second campus on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to form part of a wider Education and Cultural Quarter following the government's announcement of £141m in support of the project.

Tianjin and Shanghai join Cities Changing Diabetes on World Diabetes Day

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Infographic showing increase in diabetes in China in recent years

The two cities are the first Chinese cities to join the initiative, joining Houston, Texas, which joined the imitative earlier this month, along with Mexico City and Copenhagen, both of which joined earlier this year.

UCL-Lancet Commission argues that “health is as much about caring as it is about curing" 

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Lancet Commission

The systematic neglect of culture is the single biggest barrier to advancing the highest attainable standard of health worldwide, say the authors of a major new report on culture and health, led by Professor David Napier, a leading medical anthropologist from UCL and published in The Lancet.

Vice-Provost's View: From local to global – UCL and London

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London view

Over the past decade or so, UCL has experienced a dramatic surge in global reputation and growth. Although this is the consequence of the outstanding work carried out by the UCL community over many decades, our success is likely to have been aided by being in one of the world’s leading cities: London.

International Maritime Organisation Study

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International Maritime Organisation

A large international consortium, led by Dr Tristan Smith, from UCL’s Energy Institute, was selected by The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to undertake an Update Study of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimate for international shipping, as published in the Second IMO GHG Study 2009.  

Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences Award winner 2014

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Professor Abdul Basit

Professor Abdul Basit of the UCL School of Pharmacy, with whom UCLC regularly collaborates, was announced as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) Award ceremony held in September. 

UCL Medical School & Ningbo Delegation

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Ningbo delegation

UCL Medical School’s new consultancy unit, MSEC (Medical School Education Consultancy) has now trained two cohorts of visiting doctors from Ningbo University Medical School, China.

UCL shortlisted for the THE Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

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IDEALondon

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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