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30 April 2013: Herschel Space Observatory loses its cool

Europe's Herschel Space Observatory has exhausted its supply of liquid helium coolant, after almost four years of scientific observations. More...

29 April 2013: UCL Festival of the Arts: Q&A with Professor Jonathan Wolff

With the UCL Festival of the Arts running from 7 - 17 May, UCL News spoke to Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy), Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, about the festival, and the importance of celebrating the arts at the time when many courses at other institutions are under threat. More...

29 April 2013: UCL and NYU Wagner announce pioneering joint Global Executive MPA

UCL’s School of Public Policy and NYU Wagner have announced today an innovative new one-year Executive Master of Public Administration in Global Public Policy and Management (Global EMPA) that will equip tomorrow’s leaders with the skills to deal with complex global issues and policy decisions. Applications open later this year and the program will start in the autumn of 2014. More...

26 April 2013: UCL University Challenge team prepares for final

UCL’s University Challenge team have reached the final of the popular BBC2 quiz show, after producing a consistent winning streak this series. In the final the team will face current reigning champions the University of Manchester in a bid to win the competition for the first time. More...

26 April 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 22 new projects

22 new research projects have been awarded funding of up to £5,000 through the 2013 UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme.

25 April 2013: Google search patterns reveal early signs of stock market movements

Patterns in Google searches for financial terms could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. More...

24 April 2013: ‘Clean’ your memory to pick a winner

Predicting the winner of a sporting event with accuracy close to that of a statistical computer programme could be possible with proper training, according to researchers. More...

22 April 2013: TEDxCERN simulcast at UCL

CERN is hosting a TEDx event on 3 May 2013. Although the TEDxCERN main stage will be in Geneva, the UCL Institute for Origins and UCL Physics and Astronomy are hosting a live "simulcast" from 12:30 onwards on the day. More...

19 April 2013: UCL Students help local schools stage musical

Students from the UCLU Musical Theatre Society helped two schools in the Camden region to put on the musical Hairspray. More...

19 April 2013: Learning disabilities affect up to 10 per cent of children

Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study. More...

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