UCL Global News and Case Studies
24 February 2014: Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report
Floods illustrate the need for urgent action from government to green the economic recovery, in order to address climate change and wider environment and resource issues, says UCL Commission Chair. More...
14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed
A global map detailing the genetic histories of 95 different populations across the world, showing likely genetic impacts of European colonialism, the Arab slave trade, the Mongol Empire and European traders near the Silk Road mixing with people in China, has been revealed for the first time. More...
7 February 2014: World class study in London exhibition - Singapore
Singapore students interested in studying in London will be able to meet with representatives from four of London’s top universities – UCL, Imperial College London, King’s College London and SOAS as part of the World Class Study in London tour. More...
3 February 2014: Germany's economic resurgence due to decentralised wage bargaining rather than Hartz reforms: new research
The astonishing transformation of the German economy from the ‘sick man of Europe’ to a lean and highly competitive economy is predominantly due to the decentralisation of wage bargaining rather than government labour market reforms, according to new research led by UCL. More...
16 January 2014: Over 100 ERC awards for UCL researchers
With the award of €1.9m to Professor Angelos Michaelides (London Centre for Nanotechnology), UCL’s share of European Research Council (ERC) funding for 2008-2013 has breached the €156m barrier with over €33m awarded in 2013. UCL, along with Oxford, has been awarded nine consolidator grants, the highest number awarded to any UK university. More...
11 December 2013: Leading the world on dementia
5 December 2013: New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
4 December 2013: Tuberculosis research project wins Times Higher Education award
29 November 2013: UCL student and alumni Haiti school project reaches crowdfunding stage
19 November 2013: UCLU Autumn Volunteering Fair
12 November 2013: New UCL Centre for study of Decision-Making Uncertainty announced
7 November 2013: United Nations recognise climate adaptation project in Mozambique
30 October 2013: Crowdsourcing the Slade: call to help complete class photo archive
29 October 2013: Striking research images sought for UCL competition
23 October 2013: UCL welcomes first Technology Entrepreneurship Fulbright Scholar
17 October 2013: Human evolution driven by climate change
3 October 2013: UCL and Times Higher Education World University Rankings
20 September 2013: MERS coronavirus may have transmitted from animals to humans more than once
10 September 2013: UCL Qatar formally opens in Doha
1 August 2013: Nazarbayev University's inaugural summer school in London
27 June 2013: Professor Michael Worton to retire after 33 years at UCL
24 May 2013: UCL academic honoured by Indian government