News and events
Gaia, a European Space Agency satellite designed to unlock the secrets of the birth and evolution of the Milky Way, has released its first wave of data on the positions and brightness for about one billion stars.
Published: Sep 14, 2016 8:55:00 AM
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that it will fund a research fellow in Data Science and Food at UCL. The fellowship is the first significant investment in data science across any governmental body. The partnership initiates big data collaborations, highlighting the potential for big data analytics to reveal important insights that have societal benefits. Through this opportunity the FSA will also be part of a larger UCL research initiative through its Big Data Institute (UCL BDI).
Published: Sep 12, 2016 8:44:00 AM
Extensive systems of fossilised riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about four billion years ago, according to UCL-led research.
Published: Aug 24, 2016 3:50:00 PM
The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of
Professor Claire Carmalt as the new Head of Department for UCL
Chemistry. The appointment will be effective as of next academic year
(2016-17). She will be the 18th Head of Department for Chemistry and the
first woman appointed to the position.
Published: Aug 11, 2016 3:47:00 PM
The winners of the 2016 Daiwa Adrian Prizes, the
prestigious awards for scientific collaboration in the UK and Japan,
have been announced. Following an assessment conducted by a panel of
Fellows of the Royal Society, the Trustees of The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese
Foundation have awarded four Daiwa Adrian Prizes of £10,000 to joint
UK-Japan scientific research teams.
Published: Aug 9, 2016 3:42:00 PM