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Crowd-sourcing Britain's Bronze Age: call for public to help catalogue and model prehistoric artefacts

A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection.
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Published: Apr 16, 2014 12:22:37 PM

UCL delivering solutions to challenges in UAE, says UCL Provost Michael Arthur

UCL research is advancing the ability to develop solutions to many challenges of concern in the United Arab Emirates and the wider Arab world, Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President & Provost, said today in a speech in Dubai. More...

Published: Apr 7, 2014 2:52:27 PM

UCL and Max Planck Society invest €5m to open world’s first computational psychiatry centre

The world’s first centre for computational psychiatry was launched on Tuesday 1st April, following a €5m investment from the Max Planck Society and UCL to be spent over the next 5 years. More...

Published: Apr 2, 2014 12:46:26 PM

Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts

The most well-known escape of prisoners transported from England to Australia in the 18th Century has been brought to life, thanks to handwritten accounts by the convicts unearthed in the collections of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham at UCL and now published online for the first time. More...

Published: Mar 28, 2014 9:21:10 AM

Tribute to Captain Jerry Roberts MBE

Captain Jerry (Raymond C.) Roberts – one of the last of a top World War Two codebreaking team at Bletchley Park – has died, aged 93, following a short illness. Professor Susanne Kord (UCL German) pays tribute below: More...

Published: Mar 27, 2014 4:35:52 PM