UCL Global News and Case Studies
23 October 2014: Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives
Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists. More...
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) has recently (11 October) been made President-Elect of the World Medical Association.
People with type 2 diabetes are physically
less able to recover from stress, finds a study by scientists at UCL and the University of Zurich, funded by the British Heart Foundation.
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland. More...
16 September 2014: UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings
UCL is ranked in joint 5th place in the QS
World University Rankings 2014/15 released today. UCL is one of four UK Higher Education institutions ranked in the top
ten, along with Oxford (joint 5th), Cambridge and Imperial (joint 2nd).
15 August 2014: UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair
13 August 2014: Clearing, Adjustment and Confirmation 2014
12 August 2014: National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction
19 June 2014: UCL and China: visit from Peking University delegation
16 April 2014: Crowd-sourcing Britain's Bronze Age: call for public to help catalogue and model prehistoric artefacts
2 April 2014: UCL and Max Planck Society invest €5m to open world’s first computational psychiatry centre
28 March 2014: Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts
27 March 2014: Tribute to Captain Jerry Roberts MBE
13 March 2014: Professor Jacqueline McGlade appointed UNEP Chief Scientist
12 March 2014: Dame DeAnne Julius appointed next Chair of UCL Council
24 February 2014: Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report
14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed
7 February 2014: World class study in London exhibition - Singapore
3 February 2014: Germany's economic resurgence due to decentralised wage bargaining rather than Hartz reforms: new research