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The future's bright, the future's driverless..

Early in 2016 UCL Transport Institute (UCLTI) was commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT) to conduct a scoping study into the social and behavioural questions associated with automated vehicles – better known as AVs.

Expert Witness - Professor David Balding

DNA evidence has been used in the criminal justice field for several decades, but in recent years, much smaller and more degraded samples have been able to be used for DNA profiling. UCL's Professor David Balding is the Chair in Statistical Genetics at the Genetics Institute and a pioneer in this breakthrough technique. 

Mapping the People of Scotland

We're living in the age of 'Big Data.' The information bank gathered by everything from social media services to mobile phones is so large that the usual processing applications can't cope. The challenge is to discover the most effective and efficient ways to analyse, share, understand and extract value from it all.

Learning lessons from the UK's maths problem

In 2016, international league tables published by the Programme for International Assessment (Pisa), which are published every three years by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), ranked the UK in 27th place overall in the world in maths.