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UCL Staff News
2016-12-05 : Harry C Dayantis
Women with dementia have fewer visits to the GP, receive less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful medication than men with dementia, new UCL research reveals.
2016-12-01 : Harry C Dayantis
Significant numbers of patients whose HIV strains developed resistance to older generation drugs are also resistant to modern drugs, finds a new study led by UCL and funded by Wellcome.
2016-11-07 : Harry C Dayantis
Older adolescents and adults can learn certain thinking skills including non-verbal reasoning more effectively than younger people, finds new UCL research.
2016-11-04 : Ruth Howells
Two world-leading universities, Peking University (PKU) and UCL, today reinforced their key strategic partnership, which will see them work even more closely together to address pressing global challenges.
2016-10-27 : Harry C Dayantis
The ten UK universities who do the most world-leading biomedical research have announced their animal research statistics, revealing that they collectively conducted a third of all UK animal research in 2015.
2016-10-20 : Ruth Howells
Prestigious political writing award The Orwell Prize has moved to the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies.
2016-10-06 : Harry C Dayantis
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) drives a greater number of head and neck cancers than previously thought, finds new research from UCL and the University of Southampton.
2016-10-06 : Ruth Howells
The MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at UCL has achieved the university’s first departmental Athena SWAN Gold award for gender equality – one of only two awarded to UK universities in this round.
2016-09-26 : Ruth Howells
UCL is proud to announce the establishment of the new Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership in UCL History, with the support of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University.
2016-09-22 : Chris Lane
UCL has been ranked 15th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.
2016-09-15 : Dominique Fourniol
UCL is aiming to raise £600m for cutting-edge research, transformative capital projects and expanded student support in a new fundraising and engagement campaign, It’s All Academic – The Campaign for UCL , launched today in London.
2016-09-14 : Harry C Dayantis
UCL’s three biomedical research centres (BRCs) have won more than £167 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to further world-leading biomedical research conducted with partner hospitals. UCL has received more funding than any other UK university, followed by King's College London and Oxford University, which received £133m and £127m respectively.
2016-09-14 : Nicholas W Tyndale Margaret-Anne Orgill
A new Forum for Responsible Metrics, to be chaired by Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), will bring together research funders, sector bodies and infrastructure experts to promote the responsible use of research metrics.
2016-09-07 : James L Russell
A new £10 million Mandarin Excellence Programme, led by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), will see at least 5,000 young people on track towards fluency in Mandarin Chinese by 2020.
2016-09-02 : Harry C Dayantis
Smoking the equivalent of a single ‘spliff’ of cannabis makes people less willing to work for money while ‘high’, finds a new UCL study.
2016-09-01 : Harry C Dayantis
The first scientists have moved into the new £650 million Francis Crick Institute building in London and are starting work in their purpose-built labs. Next to St Pancras station and the British Library, the Crick will be the biggest biomedical research institute under one roof in Europe.
2016-08-18 : Ruth Howells
Congratulations to all those students who have received their A-Level results and will be coming to UCL to study. We very much look forward to welcoming you.
2016-07-19 : Harry C Dayantis
A new interdisciplinary research institute in South Africa to fight tuberculosis (TB), HIV and related diseases has today been announced, following a merger between two leading research institutions, with UCL as a key academic partner.
2016-07-20 : Ruth Howells
Four academics from UCL have recently been elected as Fellows of the British Academy, in recognition of their outstanding research.
2016-07-14 : Ruth Howells
At its meeting of 12th July, UCL Council considered a number of options for the future development of the university’s investment policy.
2016-07-20 : Ruth Howells
Food-sharing is more prevalent in stable hunter-gatherer camps, shows new UCL research that sheds light on the evolutionary roots of human cooperation.
2016-06-24 : Mark Skinsley Clare Bowerman
The outcome of the referendum is now known. While UCL did not take a formal position during the referendum campaign, I have given my personal view and you will have heard many other voices from the UCL community. The loss of EU membership will have a clear impact on universities such as UCL, particularly around the mobility of students and funding of research.
2016-06-16 : Ruth Howells
UCL’s LGBTQ+ rainbow flag has been flying at half-mast above the UCL portico as a gesture of condolence and solidarity with those affected by mass shooting in Pulse, the LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando.
2016-06-14 : Harry C Dayantis
Researchers at UCL and Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that a drug originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness.
2016-06-10 : Harry C Dayantis
Drugs currently being trialled in cancer patients have been used to successfully target an autoimmune condition in mice at UCL and King’s College London.