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Edward Turner, the first professor of chemistry at UCL, was an important figure in the history of 19th century science. Appointed to the chair of chemistry soon after the college's foundation, he was also author of an important textbook of the day, his Elements of Chemistry. Turner was a highly skilled experimental chemist, and his meticulous work on atomic weights put him at the centre of a major controversy of the age. More...
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Early-warning sensor systems that can test and track serious infectious diseases – such as major flu epidemics, MRSA and HIV – using mobile phones and the internet are being developed by a major new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (IRC) led by UCL. More...
9 May 2013: UCL awarded record number of ESRC studentships
18 multidisciplinary studentships worth an estimated £1.6 million have been awarded to UCL’s Doctoral Training Centre by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). More...
30 April 2013: Herschel Space Observatory loses its cool
Europe's Herschel Space Observatory has exhausted its supply of liquid helium coolant, after almost four years of scientific observations. More...
22 April 2013: TEDxCERN simulcast at UCL
CERN is hosting a TEDx event on 3 May 2013. Although the TEDxCERN main stage will be in Geneva, the UCL Institute for Origins and UCL Physics and Astronomy are hosting a live "simulcast" from 12:30 onwards on the day. More...
19 April 2013: Sounds of UCL: competition winners and panoramas
What sounds make up London’s global university? UCL Communications has announced the winners of its ‘Sounds of UCL’ competition, which invited staff and students to capture ambient audio clips that reflect the life of UCL. More...
3 April 2013: Building quantum states with individual silicon atoms
13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide
13 February 2013: CryoSat-2 mission reveals major Arctic sea-ice loss
12 February 2013: Graphene research chosen as EU Future Emerging Technology flagship
28 January 2013: Secret of scent lies in molecular vibrations
18 December 2012: Record number of Marie Curie Fellowships for research at UCL
23 November 2012: UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available
15 November 2012: Dark matter detector installed and submerged in South Dakota
9 November 2012: Members of the public asked to help tend Feynman’s Flowers
6 November 2012: UCL Research Frontiers Contest results
23 October 2012: UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012
9 October 2012: £4.3m awarded for experimental particle physics
5 October 2012: UCL Mullard Space Science lab to train ESA staff
5 October 2012: UCL Discovery downloads surpass 2m
1 October 2012: Loopholes discovered in Sun’s magnetic belt
25 September 2012: UCL Chemistry students wow Year 8 pupils
17 September 2012: Dark energy camera records first images
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