8 October 2015: Our brain’s response to others' good news depends on empathy
The way our brain responds to others’ good fortune is linked to how empathetic people report themselves to be, according to new UCL-led research. More...
UK supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have today pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new world class dementia research centre at UCL. More...
2 October 2015: UCL receives Silver Athena SWAN award
UCL has received a Silver Athena SWAN award from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), in recognition of the university’s commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education. More...
1 October 2015: UCL professor wins Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2015
Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) has today been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for her research on understanding emotional and social brain development during adolescence. The award will be presented on 4 December 2015, at an award ceremony at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. More...
1 October 2015: UCL rises 8 places in THE rankings
UCL has risen to number 14 from 22 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16. More...
30 September 2015: Islamist insurgency strongly influences where polio occurs
29 September 2015: London Project to Cure Blindness
29 September 2015: Animals built of glass inspire art exhibition at the UCL Grant Museum
25 September 2015: Having the ‘right’ connections only gets you so far
18 September 2015: How the Inuit adapted to Ice Age living and a high-fat diet
16 September 2015: Seven Ponds in Seven Days
15 September 2015: England has the potential to have the lowest disease burden in the world
11 September 2015: Why other people's skin always feels softer
10 September 2015: NFL fans and ESPN reporters overly optimistic about team prospects
10 September 2015: Possible evidence for human transmission of Alzheimer’s pathology