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15 September 2014: 3D model shows survival strategies of bacteria
Bacteria are particularly ingenious when it comes to survival strategies. They often create a biofilm to protect themselves from a hostile environment, for example during treatment with antibiotics, and scientists have unravelled the secrets of how they do this with a new 3D model. More...
12 September 2014: Project to support state school students to study STEM at university celebrates biggest year yet
school students from low income backgrounds have been given a step up towards
studying STEM subjects at university, thanks to in2ScienceUK, a project founded
by UCL PhD student Rebecca McKelvey and marked this week at a celebration
evening at UCL for students and scientist mentors.
11 September 2014: UCL Honorary Graduands and Fellows 2014
A range of eminent figures have joined the list of UCL Honorary Graduands and Honorary Fellows during the 2014 graduation ceremonies, held from 26 August to 5 September. More...
11 September 2014: ‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t encourage weight loss
Discrimination against overweight and obese people does not help them to lose weight, finds new UCL research funded by Cancer Research UK. More...
10 September 2014: Sloths: life in the evolutionary fast lane
Today’s sloths might be known as slow, small animals, but their ancestors developed large body sizes at an amazing rate, according to an evolutionary reconstruction published today in BMC Evolutionary Biology. The fast rate of change suggests that factors such as environmental conditions, or competition with other species must have strongly favoured the bigger sloths, before they died out. More...
9 September 2014: High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex
9 September 2014: Antibiotics do not shorten tuberculosis treatment, finds Phase 3 trial
8 September 2014: UCL Professor appointed Chair of General Medical Council
5 September 2014: E-cigarette policies ‘should not be distorted by alarmist commentaries dressed up as evidence’
5 September 2014: Creating brain cells from skin to study Alzheimer’s
4 September 2014: UCL statement in response to recent UCL Qatar coverage
4 September 2014: UCL shortlisted for the THE Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award
2 September 2014: Renewable fossil fuel alternative made using bacteria
28 August 2014: UCL is the first university to join Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champions programme
27 August 2014: Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys
27 August 2014: What lit up the universe?
26 August 2014: How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells
22 August 2014: UCL Academy student wins place at UCL
20 August 2014: Want to get the most out of your content?
15 August 2014: Global citizenship in action at UCL
15 August 2014: UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair
15 August 2014: UCL climbs Shanghai world rankings to 20th place