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Confirmation and Clearing 2012

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Confirmation and Clearing 2012

UCL is pleased to announce that it has filled all its places for 2012 entry to its undergraduate degree programmes.

Fit over-fifties are lowering heart disease odds

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Older joggers

Even a moderate increase in exercise when you are in your fifties can help your heart health according to a study published today by researchers from UCL Epidemiology and Public Health.

Crick's Olympic science tricks

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Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute recently organised a group of 'science buskers', including several UCL PhD students, to roam around St Pancras International Station and engage members of the public in science tricks. 

1 in 3 children who survive meningitis will suffer after-effects

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Brain scan

New research published online first in The Lancet Neurology highlights the long-term, often hidden, after-effects of meningitis in children. The study, led by Professor Russell Viner at the UCL Institute of Child Health, shows that 1 in 3 children who have experienced meningococcal group B disease (MenB), the most common type of bacterial meningitis in the UK, will be left with after-effects.

£4.3 million award puts health records at the heart of research

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E-health

A new e-health research Centre of Excellence led by UCL will be established in London following an award of £4.3 million.

Poor mental health linked to reduced life expectancy

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UCL Main Quad

People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published today in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctors treat patients with even mild psychological problems.

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