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Archive of News

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13 September 2013: UCL spin-out Chirp brings London Fashion Week alive with digital birdsong

The Chirp app, which has been a number one download in the App Store in countries including the UK, German and China and is today also launched on Android, enables people to share data such as photos, web links and text through two-second audio clips which sound like digital birdsong. More...

12 September 2013: Dali gets a health check: using medical devices to diagnose art

Scientists and conservators have developed a new method to diagnose painting canvases from the back, without disturbing a single fibre, to see if they can withstand the stress of handling and travel. More...

11 September 2013: in2scienceUK: out of the classroom and into the lab

A non-profit organisation set up by UCL PhD students to help gifted A-Level pupils from low-income backgrounds secure places at leading universities has celebrated a successful summer.

11 September 2013: Tingling sensation caused by Asian spice could help patients with chronic pain

The science behind the tingling sensation caused by eating a popular Asian spice has been explained by researchers at UCL. More...

10 September 2013: Why young people might not heed your warnings

Campaigns to get young people to stop smoking may find more success by focusing on the positive benefits, such as having more money and better skin, rather than emphasising negative outcomes like increased disease risk, according to UCL research.

10 September 2013: UCL fourth in QS World University Rankings

UCL has retained fourth place in the QS World University Rankings 2013/14, making UCL one of the four UK universities in the top ten and the second ranked UK institution after the University of Cambridge. More...

10 September 2013: UCL Qatar formally opens in Doha

UCL Qatar – the first ever campus to be set up in Education City, Qatar by a UK university – was today formally inaugurated under the patronage of  H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser at a ceremony in Doha attended by HRH the Duke of York, KG and former UCL Provost, Professor Sir Malcolm Grant. More...

9 September 2013: Another Way of Seeing: contemporary art responds to astronomy

An exhibition of installations made in response to planetary science goes on display today at UCL. More...

9 September 2013: UCL-funded courts for wallball open in Camden

The courts – two of which are in the Talacre sports centre in Kentish Town, with three other indoor and two outdoor courts available for use at the UCL Academy in Swiss Cottage – were opened with a demonstration from the UK Wallball team. More...

6 September 2013: Study aims to develop new Parkinson's drug

A major research project getting underway at the Royal Free could bring a breakthrough in the hunt for a new treatment which could better slow or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

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