News and events
As part of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Initiative, UCL has been awarded £13.5 million for a number of projects to help advance clinical research.
Published: Oct 23, 2014 2:50:00 PM
Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists.
Published: Oct 23, 2014 10:50:00 AM
The same specialised immune cells that patrol the body looking for signs of infection also trigger the expansion of glands called lymph nodes, which are the control centres of our immune system, according to new research from UCL and Cancer Research UK.
Published: Oct 23, 2014 9:07:00 AM
UCL presents an evening of space exploration at Stratford Picture House to mark the upcoming release of Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar. From 8pm on 28 October, a special screening of Danny Boyle’s sci-fi epic Sunshine will be accompanied with a talk from UCL solar researcher Jamie Ryan.
Published: Oct 22, 2014 3:25:59 PM
UCL graduate students and academic staff are invited to submit their research images with aesthetic and artistic appeal for this year’s 'Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research' Competition and Exhibition.
Published: Oct 22, 2014 3:23:02 PM
Cassini spacecraft received the equivalent of a 200 volt electric shock from the electrostatically charged surface of Saturn’s moon, Hyperion, confirming that objects in the outer Solar System can have charged surfaces, according to UCL research.
Published: Oct 16, 2014 3:14:08 PM
Charles Bolden, the head of NASA, visited UCL Academy on Thursday 9 October 2014.
Published: Oct 13, 2014 9:27:38 AM
Bacteria are particularly ingenious when it comes to survival strategies. They often create a biofilm to protect themselves from a hostile environment, for example during treatment with antibiotics, and scientists have unravelled the secrets of how they do this with a new 3D model.
Published: Sep 15, 2014 9:20:10 AM
school students from low income backgrounds have been given a step up towards
studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects at university, thanks to in2ScienceUK, a project founded
by UCL PhD student Rebecca McKelvey and marked this week at a celebration
evening at UCL for students and scientist mentors.
Published: Sep 12, 2014 12:18:41 PM
Today’s sloths might be known as slow, small animals, but their ancestors developed large body sizes at an amazing rate, according to an evolutionary reconstruction published today in BMC Evolutionary Biology. The fast rate of change suggests that factors such as environmental conditions, or competition with other species must have strongly favoured the bigger sloths, before they died out.
Published: Sep 10, 2014 9:01:23 AM