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Dr Gemma Bale

Dr Gemma Bale recognised with British Science Association award

Dr Gemma Bale (UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering) has been awarded The Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award Lecture for Engineering, Technology and Industry by the British Science Association (BSA) as part of its prestigious Award Lectures for 2018. More...

Published: Jun 20, 2018 4:06:11 PM


Climate change to overtake land use as major threat to global biodiversity

Climate change will have a rapidly increasing effect on the structure of global ecological communities over the next few decades, with amphibians and reptiles being significantly more affected than birds and mammals, a new report by UCL finds. More...

Published: Jun 20, 2018 11:45:28 AM


iReadMore app improves reading ability of stroke patients

A new smart app designed to improve the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke provides ‘significant’ improvements, a UCL study has found.  More...

Published: Jun 18, 2018 9:58:08 AM

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Type 2 diabetes linked to higher rate of Parkinson’s

People with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes, finds a new study by UCL, University of Oxford and Queen Mary University of London researchers. More...

Published: Jun 14, 2018 11:04:46 AM

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Scientists propose changing the rules of history to avoid environmental collapse

For the first time in our planet’s 4.5 billion-year history a single species, humans, is increasingly dictating its future, according to a new book by UCL scientists.  More...

Published: Jun 7, 2018 11:22:33 AM


Immigrant and disadvantaged children benefit most from early childcare

Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, a new UCL study has found.  More...

Published: Jun 5, 2018 12:35:22 PM