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Richard Ellis to join UCL

Astronomer Richard Ellis is to join UCL's Department of Physics & Astronomy as Professor of Astrophysics.

Published: Apr 13, 2015 12:12:30 PM

UCL's Ian Robinson presented with Aminoff prize

On the 30th March Professor Ian Robinson, the Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate of 2015, visited Lund in Southern Sweden for the Gregori Aminoff Prize symposium that was held in his honour. 

Published: Apr 9, 2015 3:44:08 PM

Commemorating a forty year ban on biological warfare

In the Department of Science & Technology Studies, Brian Balmer, Professor of Science Policy Studies, and Alex Spelling, Research Associate in Cold War History, are working on a project: ‘Understanding Biological Disarmament: The Historical Context of the Biological Weapons Convention’, in conjunction with Dr Caitriona McLeish (University of Sussex), and the Harvard-Sussex Programme.

Published: Mar 31, 2015 4:09:49 PM

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Department achieves ECU Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The latest round of Athena SWAN award winners were announced today and the Department was delighted to learn that our submission for a bronze award was judged to have reached the required standard by the assessment panel. The awards recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.

Published: Apr 23, 2015 2:36:23 PM

Richard Ellis to join UCL



Astronomer Richard Ellis is to join UCL's Department of Physics & Astronomy as Professor of Astrophysics.

Published: Apr 17, 2015 12:57:24 PM

STS PGTAs Shine at the Teaching and Learning Conference 2015

Current STS PhD students Elizabeth Jones and Harriet Lloyd received a strong reception at UCL’s recent Teaching and Learning conference https://www.ucl.ac.uk/calt/events/tlconference15.   Speaking as part of a session bringing together innovative teaching practices across UCL, Hattie and Liz focused on their experiences of being PGTAs (Post-Graduate Teaching Assistants) on the department’s first year module HPSC1008 Fundamentals of Science Communication  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/study/hpsc/2014-15_syllabi/HPSC1008_Module_syllabus_2014-15.  Led this year by STS tutors Karen Bultitude and Steve Miller, this interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to key concepts in science communication, and is open to students from a wide range of disciplines including human sciences, chemical engineering and of course our own STS cohort.

Published: Apr 16, 2015 10:38:31 AM

Alumnus Summer Party

All UCL Earth Sciences alumni are cordially invited to our Alumnus Summer Party on Friday 12th June 2015. The Party will run from 6pm to 11pm and will be held in the Marquee in the UCL Main Quad (access via main entrance on Gower Street). There is no charge, and complimentary drinks and a buffet will be provided.

Published: Apr 9, 2015 10:26:00 AM