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16 November 2012: Web info on 'designer vagina' procedures poor and often inaccurate

The quality of internet information available for women opting for “designer vagina” procedures is “poor,” and in some cases, inaccurate, reveals a small study led by academics at the UCL Institute of Women's Health. More...

15 November 2012: Dark matter detector installed and submerged in South Dakota

An experiment to look for one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles is finally under water, in a stainless steel tank nearly a mile underground beneath the Black Hills of South Dakota.

15 November 2012: Vince Cable launches Impact Acceleration Accounts at UCL spinout

The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable has today announced the launch of Impact Acceleration Accounts (IAAs), of which UCL is the second largest recipient, at a value of nearly £4.5 million.

15 November 2012: Global research team discovers new Alzheimer's risk gene

Scientists have discovered a rare genetic mutation that increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. More...

14 November 2012: UCL Qatar: first term report

Students are coming to the end of the very first term at UCL Qatar, a unique three-way partnership between UCL, Qatar Foundation and Qatar Museums Authority based in Doha, the capital city.

13 November 2012: Minister announces £39 million investment at UCL Energy Institute visit

The UCL Energy Institute hosted an announcement by the Energy and Climate Change Minister of a £39 million investment in research to support energy efficiency policy and contribute to cutting carbon use and greenhouse gas emissions.

13 November 2012: 'London for free' film-making competition for UCL staff and students

UCL has joined the Raindance Film Festival to offer UCL students and staff a unique opportunity to win great prizes and showcase their films on the UCL YouTube channel. More...

13 November 2012: Heavy rains replenish groundwater supplies in Africa

Intensive rainfall in East Africa can result in widespread flooding but may have a silver lining in the form of replenishing vital groundwater supplies. More...

9 November 2012: UCL graduate open day on Wednesday 21 November

UCL is pleased to invite prospective graduate students to a joint-faculty graduate open day on Wednesday 21 November. More...

9 November 2012: Jeremy Bentham asks for donations and offers his head in return

The changing funding climate for UK universities has prompted Jeremy Bentham, UCL’s spiritual founder, to finally break his 180-year silence. More...

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