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The event, hosted by the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) in association with University College London (UCL) and University of Cape Town (UCT), saw teams of mixed masters and doctoral students taking on practical problems in an array of areas pertinent to the financial services industry post the financial crisis.
Published: Jul 28, 2016 9:46:55 AM
The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle after completing its final 20-month long search of the universe, according to LUX collaboration scientists including UCL researchers.
Published: Jul 21, 2016 9:38:52 AM
Using a combination of computer simulations and laboratory experiments, Dr Andela Saric (UCL Institute for the Physics of Living Systems, Department of Physics & Astronomy) and colleagues were able to identify the necessary requirements for the self-replication of protein fibrils.
Published: Jul 20, 2016 2:01:34 PM
The faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of Prof Ivan Parkin as the new Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. The appointment will be effective as of next academic year (2016-17).
Published: Jul 20, 2016 12:04:15 PM
A new series of Medals was launched by Royal Microscopical Society in 2014 to coincide with its 175th anniversary. The series is designed to recognise and celebrate individuals who make outstanding contributions to the field of microscopy across both the life and physical sciences. Dr Bart Hoogenboom (UCL Physics & Astronomy and London Centre for Nanotechnology) has been awarded the RMS Medal for Scannng Probe Microscopy - for outstanding progress made in the field of scanning probe microscopy.
Published: Jul 20, 2016 10:46:41 AM
Each year, the Dean's List awards commendations to the top 5% of graduating students, to recognise academic achievement substantially above the requirements of a first class degree.
Published: Jul 21, 2016 10:36:25 AM
The Royal Rociety's Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal 2016 has been awarded to Professor Jon Agar, in recognition of his work in the history and philosophy of science.
Published: Jul 19, 2016 10:16:50 AM
Dr Ricardo Silva will participate in a short summer research program on causal inference at the University of Montreal, by invitation of the program committee. The program will take place from July 24th to August 19th, and will focus on methods for understanding and discovering causal relationships in large observational datasets with applications to genetics. Dr Silva will be partially sponsored by the Centre de Recherches Mathematiques.
Published: Jul 15, 2016 1:47:57 PM
This week, The Grant Museum held the last ever Film Night in association with Prof. Joe Cain. After nearly 10 years and 40 films, the final event was a showing of the 1959 classic "The Great Behemoth". As usual, Prof. Cain began with a discussion of the merits (or otherwise) of the film, and as can be seen in the picture above, a considerable effort was made in the presentation.
Published: Jul 8, 2016 10:11:01 AM
STS Staff have made several appearances in the media recently.
Published: Jul 7, 2016 5:46:42 PM