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UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available

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UCL Grand Challenges

The UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme invites applications to fund cross-disciplinary projects in Global Health, Sustainable Cities, Intercultural Interaction and Human Wellbeing.

UCL News podcast: Bletchley Park, Flaxman Galleries and Captain America

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The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening. 

Rapid, early warning HIV test in development thanks to £1 million funding

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OJ Bio HIV sensor

A new hand-held device that can diagnose patients at the early stages of HIV and give results within minutes is in development following a £1 million investment in the technology.

BBC & UCL announce new strategic partnership

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BBC Research & Development today announced a new strategic partnership with UCL, to drive innovation, and collaborate on a wide programme of R&D activity. Building on the BBC’s history of partnerships, this venture will bring together some of the brightest minds in the UK to discuss and tackle the challenges for digital media and the creative industry at large.

Members of the public asked to help tend Feynman’s Flowers

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Researchers at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) are asking members of the public to help unlock the secrets of magnetism at the molecular scale by taking part in a citizen science project entitled ‘Feynman’s Flowers’, which officially launches today.

UCL Research Frontiers Contest results

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The results of the UCL Research Frontiers contest have been announced, celebrating the fact that curiosity-driven discovery and analysis has been a feature of UCL from its foundation.

Virtual reality ‘beaming’ technology transforms human-animal interaction

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Virtual reality scene

Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, researchers have ‘beamed’ a person into a rat facility allowing the rat and human to interact with each other on the same scale.

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