News and events
Miniaturized tests can revolutionize the speed of diagnosing diseases, according to new research from UCL.
Published: Aug 21, 2015 12:47:13 PM
An international team of astrophysicists has successfully measured the most distant galaxy ever recorded, by observing its characteristic hydrogen signature in the early Universe.
Published: Aug 5, 2015 6:04:16 PM
Prof Jon Butterworth, head of UCL Physics & Astronomy, has been shortlisted for this year's Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books.
Published: Aug 5, 2015 3:14:36 PM
Today at 12pm, UCL lowered its flag in memory of Prof Bruce Swinyard (UCL Physics & Astronomy), who died after a long illness in May.
Published: Jul 22, 2015 9:23:00 AM
The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third after the summer of 2013 as the unusually cool air temperatures prevented the ice from melting, according to UCL and University of Leeds scientists. This suggests that the ice pack in the Northern hemisphere is more sensitive to changes in summer melting than it is to winter cooling, a finding which will help researchers to predict future changes in its volume.
Published: Jul 20, 2015 4:36:28 PM
Published: Aug 6, 2015 11:03:58 PM
NASA has selected five proposals submitted to its Explorers Program to conduct focused scientific investigations and develop instruments that fill the scientific gaps between the agency’s larger missions. MSSL's Prof. Kinwah Wu and Dr. Silvia Zane are part of the team behind the selected IXPE proposal.
Published: Aug 5, 2015 4:18:50 PM
MSSL has just finished its second annual work experience week for sixth formers and in the words of Adi Ramani, one of the sixth formers taking part: “It was an amazing week. I don’t think anything was lacking. It is the perfect experience for anyone wanting to pursue Physics or Engineering.”
Published: Aug 3, 2015 10:45:42 AM
Professor Isham will be installed as a member of Council of the Bernoulli Society for Probability and Mathematical Statistics at the 60th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute (26-31 July 2015) in Rio de Janeiro. She previously served on Council during 2003-7.
Published: Jul 24, 2015 1:54:40 PM
The 38th Research Students’ Conference in Probability and Statistics is taking place in Leeds from 3-6 August 2015. Professor Isham’s plenary lecture is entitled Stochastic Modelling: some personal highlights.
Published: Jul 23, 2015 11:45:29 AM