Grant Museum wins Love London Time Out Award
Publication date: 19 November 2015
‘Dickensian’ lung disease rates on the rise in UK pensioners
Publication date: 5 November 2015
The number of people diagnosed with bronchiectasis, a lung condition thought to be a ‘disease of the past’, has risen considerably in the past decade and now affects more than 1% of UK pensioners, finds a new study by UCL, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The research was funded by the Medical Research Council and National Institute for Health Research.
President Xi Jinping joins UCL at Confucius Institute conference celebrating Mandarin teaching in UK schools
Publication date: 22 October 2015
UCL receives Silver Athena SWAN award
Publication date: 2 October 2015
UCL rises 8 places in THE rankings
Publication date: 1 October 2015
UCL has risen to number 14 from 22 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16.
The THE World University Rankings are generated from five ‘pillars’, each of which represents a key area of higher education excellence: teaching, research, citations, industry income, and international outlook. These, in turn, are made up of thirteen metrics.
Animals built of glass inspire art exhibition at the UCL Grant Museum
Publication date: 29 September 2015
UCL awarded for its efforts to advance ‘race’ equality in pioneering new scheme
Publication date: 13 August 2015
A-Level Results 2015: adjustment places available at UCL
Publication date: 12 August 2015
Large trial will assess effectiveness of teaching mindfulness in UK schools
Publication date: 16 July 2015
Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia
Publication date: 14 July 2015
UCL Academy students become environmental engineers
Publication date: 25 June 2015
144 Year 7 students at UCL Academy have been learning about the waste-energy-food cycle as part of a six-week environmental engineering educational programme led by Dr Aiduan Borrion (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering), in the first major collaboration between UCL Engineering and UCL Academy.
Climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains
Publication date: 23 June 2015
UCL announces launch of Bloomsbury Studio
Publication date: 22 June 2015
UCL Awards for Enterprise 2015
Publication date: 11 June 2015
Natural genetic variation gives complete resistance in prion diseases
Publication date: 11 June 2015
Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Prion Unit at UCL have identified a naturally occurring variant of the human prion protein that produces resistance to prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The findings, published in Nature, could give important insight into other human brain diseases that lead to dementia.
Celebrating 100 years of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology at UCL
Publication date: 8 June 2015
Working with Saracens to monitor concussion in rugby
Publication date: 21 May 2015
UCL and Unite Foundation announce accommodation scholarships
Publication date: 20 May 2015
New test could identify resistant tuberculosis faster in London
Publication date: 13 May 2015
New screening technique could pick up twice as many ovarian cancer cases
Publication date: 5 May 2015
Connecting places causes mental maps to merge
Publication date: 23 April 2015
Emotional problems in schoolgirls rose dramatically over past 5 years
Publication date: 20 April 2015
Emotional problems in girls aged 11-13 in England increased by 55% between 2009 and 2014, finds new research from UCL and the Anna Freud Centre. On average, this means that a mixed classroom of 30 children today is likely to contain one more girl with emotional difficulties than a comparable class 5 years ago.
Human immune system can control re-awakened HIV, suggesting ‘kick and kill’ cure is possible
Publication date: 13 April 2015
The human immune system can handle large bursts of HIV activity and so it should be possible to cure HIV with a ‘kick and kill’ strategy, finds new research led by UCL, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Oxford and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
HIV spreads like internet malware and should be treated earlier
Publication date: 2 April 2015
New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene
Publication date: 27 March 2015