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GCEC Conference ends on high with award win for UCL Advances

UCL has ended its hosting of the Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference on a high after it was presented with the Centre of Entrepreneurial Leadership Award.
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Director of UCL Advances shortlisted as finalist for Great British Entrepreneurship Awards

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London is a scientific powerhouse – and it’s about more than Nobel Prizes

By Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL
THE AWARD of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week to London-based professor John O’Keefe, along with his colleagues Moser and Moser, is well-deserved recognition for truly ground-breaking science – science which, in time, could have profound ramifications for the way we understand and treat neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s.
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