UCL welcomes the news that two major academic publishers are to reduce the costs of their subscriptions against payments they receive to publish open-access articles from 2015. More...
29 October 2014: UCL-Lancet Commission argues that “health is as much about caring as it is about curing”
The systematic neglect of culture is the single biggest barrier to advancing the highest attainable standard of health worldwide, say the authors of a major new report on culture and health, led by Professor David Napier, a leading medical anthropologist from UCL and published in The Lancet. More...
27 October 2014: Scientists identify potential cause for 40% of pre-term births
Scientists from UCL and Queen Mary University of London have identified what they believe could be a cause of pre-term premature rupture of the fetal membrane (PPROM) which accounts for 40 per cent of pre-term births, the main reason for infant death world-wide. More...
23 October 2014: UCL awarded £13.5 million to advance medical research facilities
As part of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Initiative, UCL has been awarded £13.5 million for a number of projects to help advance clinical research. More...
23 October 2014: Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives
Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists. More...
23 October 2014: How glands expand to fight off disease
22 October 2014: UCL space film evening at Stratford Picture House
22 October 2014: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition now open
21 October 2014: UCL Council confirms UCL/IOE merger decision
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
17 October 2014: Archaeology powered by communities: new crowd-funding platform
17 October 2014: Myelin vital for learning new practical skills
17 October 2014: Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses
16 October 2014: ZAP! Spacecraft discovers Saturn’s moon Hyperion is charged
16 October 2014: Leisure time physical activity linked to lower depression risk
16 October 2014: UCL Cancer Institute in Channel 4 'Curing Cancer' documentary
14 October 2014: Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke prevention
14 October 2014: Oral health problems in elite athletes ‘must be addressed’
13 October 2014: Head of NASA visits UCL Academy
9 October 2014: Urgent problems with all student email
6 October 2014: New web privacy system could revolutionise the safety of surfing
3 October 2014: UCL gets £15M to train the next generation of bioscientists
2 October 2014: UCL hosts first Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC) Conference to be held in Europe
1 October 2014: UCL entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign for concept store