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29 April 2011: How tattoos ‘move’ with age


The dyes which are injected into the skin to create tattoos move with time – permanently altering the look of a given design. In this month’s Mathematics Today Dr Ian Eames, a Reader in Fluid Mechanics at UCL, publishes a mathematical model enabling us to estimate the movement of these ink particles and predict how specific tattoo designs will look several years in the
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28 April 2011: UCL administration team nominated for Times Higher award

The administration team from UCL Psychology and Language Sciences has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award. More...

20 April 2011: Beams of electrons link Saturn with its moon Enceladus

Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed that Enceladus, one of Saturn’s diminutive moons, is linked to Saturn by powerful electrical currents - beams of electrons that flow back and forth between the planet and moon. 
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15 April 2011: UCL’s James Xu is international student of the year

James Xi Xu (UCL Italian & Management Studies) has beaten 1,220 students to be named International Student of the Year in a competition run by the British Council. More...

14 April 2011: Imperial and King's plan to join UKCMRI

Imperial College London and King's College London are set to join UCL and the other partners behind the world-leading medical research institute: the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI).
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14 April 2011: Imaging centre opens

The UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI), a new multidisciplinary research centre for experimental biomedical imaging, held its official opening this week. More...

12 April 2011: Joint venture in world-class medical imaging

The UK research community will soon have access to world-class medical imaging facilities in London with the signing of an agreement today between an alliance of leading London-based universities, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). More...

11 April 2011: 24 hour library opening

UCL Library Services will be offering 24 hour opening of the Main and Science Libraries in the pre-exam period, from 27 April to 10 June. More...

11 April 2011: Mapping the brain

Scientists have moved a step closer to being able to develop a computer model of the brain after developing a technique to map both the connections and functions of nerve cells in the brain together for the first time. More...

11 April 2011: £3 million of funding for promising UCL engineering researchers

Three UCL engineering researchers have each received £1 million of funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in a scheme that recognises the most promising engineering researchers in the UK. More...

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