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Mike Ewing

Sadly, Professor Mike Ewing passed away last Saturday.
Mike was a member of the UCL Chemistry Department from his arrival, in 1975 from Australia, as a Ramsay Fellow. 

Published: May 23, 2016 11:43:10 AM

Prof. Martin Rees - Real and Counterfactual Universes

In his recent UCL Maths and Physical Sciences Colloquium, Prof. Martin Rees (Lord Rees of Ludlow) delivered a commanding history of our universe. In keeping with the title of his talk - Real and Counterfactual Universes - Prof. Rees described the hierarchal structure of our own universe. 

Published: May 23, 2016 11:00:18 AM

Mars’ surface revealed in unprecedented detail

The surface of Mars – including the location of Beagle-2 – has been shown in unprecedented detail by UCL scientists using a revolutionary image stacking and matching technique.

Published: Apr 26, 2016 6:50:06 AM

News stories from departmental websites

Dr Pierre-André Maugis promoted to Senior Research Associate

The department wishes to congratulate Dr Pierre-André Maugis on his promotion to the role of Senior Research Associate. Dr Maugis joined the department after completing his PhD with the Applied Mathematics Laboratory, Sorbonne University, with his thesis work on "Dependence Models in High Dimensions". Pierre-André is working on developing nonparametric methods for network analysis, and is simultaneously leading the technology transfer of the UCL Big Data Institute.

Published: May 20, 2016 4:59:16 PM

STS research day 2016 is a success!

STS continues its annual series of Research Days, a forum where the STS community gathers to discuss the research we are undertaking. This fosters interdisciplinary connections and collaborations. It's a fabulous day for the community. 

Published: May 18, 2016 8:24:59 PM

New MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science

UCL will soon begin accepting applications for a new MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science, due to commence in September 2017. This Masters degree spans the disciplines of economics, statistics and epidemiology, training students in applied issues, while providing the theoretical foundations expected of an outstanding UCL postgraduate degree.

Published: May 16, 2016 1:40:01 PM

Dr Ricardo Silva awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant for research on sports analytics

Dr Ricardo Silva has been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant along with Stratagem Technologies Limited, a London-based company focused on analytics for sports trading market. The grant will sponsor a Research Associate for two years, who along with the company will develop capabilities in modelling network-level effects of sport outcomes.

Published: May 4, 2016 4:51:59 PM