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Social media and drinks before bed are affecting teenagers’ school performances

Drinking caffeinated drinks and using social media 30 minutes before bedtime is significantly reducing sleep quantity in teenagers and negatively affecting their school performance, according to new research from UCL Institute of Education (IOE)’s Lifespan Learning and Sleep Laboratory.

Published: Dec 1, 2015 10:37:09 AM

Reaction to Spending Review and Autumn Statement from around UCL

There has been reaction from around UCL to the Spending Review and Autumn Statement speech given earlier today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, setting out the government’s spending plans to 2019/20.

Published: Nov 25, 2015 6:09:23 PM

UCL Laws strengthens international links through scholarship programme

This week, members of UCL Laws visited Peking University to formalise a five-year scholarship agreement, made possible by the generous support of the Hong Kong-based Vinson & Cissy Chu Charitable Foundation and, in particular, Laws Alumnus Winston K S Chu.

Published: Nov 25, 2015 5:36:59 PM

Exploring the physics of chocolate fountains

A UCL mathematics student has found that the falling 'curtain' of chocolate in a chocolate fountain surprisingly pulls inwards rather than going straight downwards because of surface tension.

Published: Nov 25, 2015 10:20:18 AM