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31 May 2011: Writing War: creative writing workshops for soldiers

On June 18th and 25th UCL will hold free creative writing workshops for servicemen and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Professional novelist Sarah May will be on hand to provide valuable hints and tips, helping participants to develop their writing skills and articulate their own stories. More...

27 May 2011: Introduce specialised teaching for dyscalculia in schools, urge experts

Specialised teaching for individuals with dyscalculia, the mathematical equivalent of dyslexia, should be made widely available in mainstream education, according to a review of current research published in the journal Science. More...

27 May 2011: Major award for Transcribe Bentham crowdsourcing scheme

Transcribe Bentham, a pioneering ‘crowdsourcing’ scheme that involves members of the public in transcribing papers from the vast collection of philosopher Jeremy Bentham, has received the Award of Distinction from the Prix Ars Electronica, the world’s foremost digital arts competition, it was announced today. More...

27 May 2011: New energy scholarships to fund Korean students at UCL’s Australia campus

A £2 million agreement announced today will enable a total of 18 students from the Korean government and industry to undertake energy-related masters degrees at UCL’s Australian campus over the next six years. More...

26 May 2011: Reindeer use UV light to survive in the wild

UCL researchers have discovered that reindeer can not only see ultraviolet (UV) light, but that it is also crucial to their survival in the harsh Arctic environment.
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25 May 2011: UCL Transition Programme shortlisted for award

The UCL Transition Programme is an innovative project that supports new UCL students in adapting to university life. More...

23 May 2011: Bartlett collaboration wins architectural award

UCL architectural research practice sixteen*(makers) have received an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects for ‘55/02’, a shelter in Kielder Forest and Water Park, Northumberland that was designed, made and installed in collaboration with German manufacturers Stahlbogen GmbH, led by UCL alumni and former Bartlett staff Nick Callicott and Kristina Ehlert.
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20 May 2011: Crossing your arms relieves pain

Crossing your arms reduces the intensity of pain you feel when receiving a painful stimulus on the hand, according to research by scientists at UCL. More...

18 May 2011: Student volunteering awards

UCL / UCLU Volunteering Services Unit is holding its annual awards ceremony on Thursday 26 May, celebrating the efforts of UCL’s student volunteers. More...

18 May 2011: Student Centre: walk-in enquiry service now open

In early May the Student Centre in Registry & Academic Services opened a walk-in enquiry service for current students on the ground floor of the Chadwick Building. 
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