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UCL agrees £280m European Investment Bank loan for campus developments

UCL has agreed a £280 million loan with the European Investment Bank to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a university. More...

Published: Apr 28, 2016 9:03:28 AM

'Pain matrix[' in person who doesn't feel pain

Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question

Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers from UCL and the University of Reading saw such patterns in rare patients born without a sense of pain. More...

Published: Apr 26, 2016 10:01:11 AM

Mars

Mars’ surface revealed in unprecedented detail

The surface of Mars – including the location of Beagle-2 – has been shown in unprecedented detail by UCL scientists using a revolutionary image stacking and matching technique.
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Published: Apr 26, 2016 6:50:06 AM

CGI of proton beam therapy equipment

New team to develop radiotherapies that target cancer more effectively

Safer precision radiotherapies that will be able to cure more cancers with fewer side-effects will be available within five years under ambitious new plans for research and treatment at the UCL Cancer Institute and University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust. More...

Published: Apr 22, 2016 9:36:29 AM

School

School affects girls’ chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder

The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, finds a new study co-authored by UCL researchers. The results are published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. More...

Published: Apr 21, 2016 10:11:40 AM

woman sleeping

Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest

Memories formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to a different area of the brain during rest, according to a new UCL study in rats. More...

Published: Apr 18, 2016 4:07:22 PM