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Good administration essential to care of cancer patients

Good administration is one of the most important factors in cancer patients’ overall experience of care, according to a new study by UCL and the University of Exeter. More...

Published: Jun 22, 2018 2:03:16 PM

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High levels of oral disease among elite athletes affecting performance

Significantly high levels of oral disease found among GB’s elite athletes is leading to poorer on-field performance, research by UCL’s Eastman Dental Institute has concluded. More...

Published: Jun 22, 2018 10:00:30 AM


New gibbon genus discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

Bones of an entirely new but already extinct genus of gibbon have been discovered in China, revealing the magnitude of human-caused extinction of primates, according to a study by UCL and ZSL (Zoological Society of London). More...

Published: Jun 21, 2018 7:23:48 PM

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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