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Smart detectors to monitor urban bat life

The activity of urban bats in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London is being monitored in real-time using new, automated smart detectors that have been developed and installed by UCL and Intel scientists in collaboration with Arup, the Bat Conservation Trust and the London Wildlife Trust. More...

Published: Jun 29, 2017 6:43:31 AM

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Artists and architects think differently compared to other people

Architects, painters and sculptors conceive of spaces in different ways from other people and from each other, finds a new study by UCL and Bangor University researchers. More...

Published: Jun 28, 2017 11:10:44 AM


Sex differences important for medical research

The sex of animals frequently has an effect in biomedical research and therefore should be considered in scientific studies, according to UCL scientists. More...

Published: Jun 26, 2017 4:18:22 PM

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Magnetic implants used to treat ‘dancing eyes’

A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person’s eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements. More...

Published: Jun 26, 2017 1:04:00 PM

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UCL community recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

A number of people from the UCL community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.  More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 4:46:34 PM

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UCL Institute of Education launches new Mandarin teaching hub

The UCL Institute for Education (IOE) Confucius Institute yesterday opened its new teacher training and research facility. More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 3:10:34 PM