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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...

Published: Oct 16, 2017 3:02:17 PM

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UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law

UCL hosted BBC’s flagship ethical programme The Moral Maze this week to mark 50 years of the Abortion Act with a lecturer from the university’s Faculty of Laws acting as a specialist witness to the panel. More...

Published: Oct 12, 2017 9:50:19 AM

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Dr Ellie Cosgrave to host new BBC podcast ‘Tomorrow’s World’

Dr Ellie Cosgrave from UCL’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Public Policy (STEaPP) is co-presenting the BBC’s new ‘Tomorrow’s World’ podcast. More...

Published: Oct 9, 2017 9:57:59 AM


Major rethink needed on stem cells and regenerative medicine

UCL researchers are leading a call for a coordinated strategy to reform the management of scientific discoveries and clinical experimentation involving stem cells and regenerative medicine. More...

Published: Oct 5, 2017 9:29:21 AM


Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time

A new UCL-led study has provided the strongest evidence to date that exposure to bullying causes mental health issues such as anxiety years later. More...

Published: Oct 4, 2017 4:47:59 PM

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UCL professor and director of new institute wins top economics prize

UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato has been awarded one of the world’s top economics prizes for her groundbreaking work on the role of governments in innovation. More...

Published: Oct 4, 2017 1:45:58 PM