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28 September 2012: Memory load leaves us 'blind' to new information


Trying to keep an image we’ve just seen in memory can leave us blind to things we are ‘looking’ at, according to the results of a study by researchers at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.
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28 September 2012: UCL History of Art department stars in BBC One documentary

Libby Sheldon (UCL History of Art) will feature in the third episode of BBC One programme Fake or Fortune? at 6.30pm on Sunday 30 September. More...

28 September 2012: Hearing brains are ‘deaf’ to disappearance of sounds

Our brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears, according to a study by researchers at the UCL Institute. The findings could explain why parents often fail to notice the sudden quiet from the playroom that usually accompanies the onset of mischief.
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27 September 2012: UCL News Podcast - Welcome Week & our guide to UCLU

The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

27 September 2012: Key Information Sets website goes live today

Key Information Sets (KIS), a wide range of data on undergraduate courses, have gone live today on the Unistats website, bringing together information including the proportion of time spent in various teaching and learning activities, employment destinations of graduates, details of tuition fees, and the outcome of the latest National Student Survey. The data is intended primarily for applicants seeking entry in Autumn 2013, ensuring that prospective students are able to make informed choices about higher education.  More...

26 September 2012: UCL to hold London's largest student volunteering fair

The largest student volunteering fair in London is taking place at UCL on Thursday 4 October.  More...

26 September 2012: Targeted health support needed for those with lower IQs

Targeted health support is necessary for people with lower IQs according to new research which shows that they are unhappier and more likely to have poorer health than people with higher IQs.  More...

26 September 2012: New online map shows PC availability on UCL campus

A new tool helping staff and students to find available PCs on campus has been launched on the UCL website. More...

25 September 2012: UCL Chemistry students wow Year 8 pupils

What do you get if you combine 70 school children, enthusiastic teachers, magnets, bubbles, giant models of molecules and hard water? Answer: the UCL Chemistry schools Outreach day! More...

24 September 2012: UCL Built Environment Clubs to be launched

UCL today announced the future launch of its first two Built Environment Clubs (BECs) in Shanghai and Hong Kong on 28th and 29th October respectively. UCL has developed a significant academic and business network in these and other China regions which include many Alumni keen to bring additional value to China's urbanisation programme by harnessing the expertise of their 'alma mater'. More...

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