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31 January 2011: IT training for staff: new courses available

New course dates for staff training in IT are now available. More...

28 January 2011: Professor Martin Birchall on the landmark larynx transplant

Professor Martin Birchall (UCL Ear Institute) was scientific advisor and UK member of the surgical team that performed a rare larynx (voicebox) transplant on a US patient, attracting worldwide attention. Here, he explains the significance of the operation and the issues surrounding this kind of transplant.  More...

26 January 2011: Rising indoor winter temperatures linked to obesity?

Increases in winter indoor temperatures in the United Kingdom, United States and other developed countries may be contributing to rises in obesity in those populations, according to UCL research published today. More...

25 January 2011: UCL Provost reappointed to the ESRC

David Willetts, the Minister for Universities and Science, has reappointed UCL President and Provost Professor Malcolm Grant to membership of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).  More...

25 January 2011: Ecocide: the fifth crime against peace?

Should damaging ecosystems and global health be made the fifth crime against peace? Sarah Ball, Research & Programme Development Manager at the UCL Institute for Global Health, summarises the discussion at the symposium on ecocide on 19 January.
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24 January 2011: The first single-fingered dinosaur

A new species of parrot-sized dinosaur, the first discovered with only one finger, has been unearthed in Inner Mongolia, China. More...

21 January 2011: Photo competition: freedom of speech and censorship

As part of the run-up to One World Week at UCL, students are invited to submit photos representing their perception of freedom of speech and/or censorship. More...

20 January 2011: Watch: Landmark larynx transplant 

In one of the most complex transplant surgeries ever performed, an international team of surgeons which included Professor Martin Birchall (UCL Ear Institute) has restored the voice of a US woman who had been unable to speak for more than a decade. More...

20 January 2011: Opticon1826 submissions invited

The editors of UCL’s academic review, Opticon1826, are inviting submissions for publication in the 2011 Spring issue.
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19 January 2011: LawWithoutWalls launch

UCL Laws student Anna Pope reports on the innovative launch event for LawWithoutWalls, hosted on 15 and 16 January by the Faculty of Laws at UCL – the only UK university involved in the international teaching project.
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