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Gift will make historic Greek manuscripts accessible to all

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The first printed edition of Euclid, translated by Adelardus of Bath and with the commentary of Novarese.

A grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will create an online digital library containing rare books and art works related to Greek history and culture which will be available to everyone, across the world.

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. 

Heavy rains replenish groundwater supplies in Africa

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East African herdsmen wait for rain, photo courtesy of Irina Fuhrmann/Oxfam on Flickr

Intensive rainfall in East Africa can result in widespread flooding but may have a silver lining in the form of replenishing vital groundwater supplies.

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.

Terracotta army craftsmen pioneered Toyota-style industry

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The Terracotta Army

The most comprehensive analysis of the Terracotta Army’s weapons has revealed that the craftsmen responsible for arming the 7000 warriors, chariots and horses followed a sophisticated labour model now associated with Toyota, the world’s biggest car maker.

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