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A new UCL spin-out company – Autolus – is being launch today to develop and commercialise a new generation of engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours, with the backing of £30m in investment from healthcare investment company Syncona. More...
21 January 2015: Having a romantic partner present can make pain feel worse
The support of a romantic partner is often advised for painful medical procedures, but new research from UCL, King’s College London and the University of Hertfordshire finds that this can actually make the pain feel worse. More...
20 January 2015: UCL researchers win Leverhulme Trust awards worth £1.3m
Ten UCL researchers have
been awarded funding worth over £1.3m from the Leverhulme Trust to fund a range
of research, art and education projects across a wide range of subjects. In
total, five Research Project Grants, three Major Research Fellowships and two Artist-in-Residence
Grants were made.
20 January 2015: Major cause of blindness linked to calcium deposits in the eye
Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness, by UCL-led research. More...
16 January 2015: Human activity puts Earth’s systems at risk
Four of the nine systems that regulate the interaction between land, ocean, atmosphere, ice-sheets and life on Earth are at risk from destabilisation due to human activity, according to an international team including UCL scientists. More...
15 January 2015: Bloomsbury Research Institute awarded £7.5 million
12 January 2015: Shortlist announced for UCL East master planners
7 January 2015: UCL staff recognised in New Year Honours 2015
23 December 2014: Using light to understand the brain
19 December 2014: Origin of polar auroras revealed
19 December 2014: Tooth loss linked to slowing mind and body
18 December 2014: Scientists locate ‘homing signal’ in the brain, explaining why some people are better navigators
18 December 2014: REF2014: demonstrating UCL’s research impact
18 December 2014: UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014
18 December 2014: UCL REF2014 infographics
16 December 2014: Feeling younger than actual age meant lower death rate for older people
15 December 2014: Poor diet links obese mothers and stunted children
12 December 2014: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced
11 December 2014: UCL launches dedicated animal research information website
10 December 2014: Half of English women are taking prescribed medicines
4 December 2014: UCL partners with culture, research and media organisations to launch the Knowledge Quarter
4 December 2014: £14M to develop HIV self-testing in southern Africa