Archive of UCL News

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31 January 2013: 11-year old Billy Farha raises thousands for UCL

UCL has received a substantial donation from an 11-year old boy, who raised the money by doing a sponsored run around Hyde Park. More...

30 January 2013: Bartlett School of Planning centenary marked with postgraduate scholarships

In celebration of its centenary, The Bartlett School of Planning will be offering 10 ‘Centenary Scholarships’ worth £5000 in total to new MSc students joining the School for 2013/4 academic year. More...

30 January 2013: British ‘stiff upper lip’ may prevent early presentation for cancer symptoms


Embarrassment and not wanting to waste their doctors’ time are more frequently reported by British people than in other countries, according to new research led by UCL and King’s College London. This may be holding British people back from presenting early with symptoms of cancer.
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28 January 2013: Human Brain Project wins major EU funding

The Human Brain Project has been officially selected as one of the European Commission’s two FET Flagship projects. The new project will unite European efforts to address one of the greatest challenges of modern science: understanding the human brain. More...

28 January 2013: Secret of scent lies in molecular vibrations

Molecular vibrations, rather than molecular shape, give substances their distinct smell according to a new study by UCL scientists. More...

25 January 2013: UCL’s first Singapore-based students graduate from environmental MSc

The first ever cohort of UCL students to take the MSc programme in Facility and Environment Management in Singapore has today graduated at a ceremony hosted jointly by UCL and Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA). More...

24 January 2013: Creative writing inspired by UCL's museums and collections

150 school children are coming to UCL on 6 February to write fiction inspired by UCL’s wide range of museums and collections. More...

22 January 2013: UCL Special Collections celebrate inaugural George Orwell Day

Materials from The George Orwell Archive at UCL have been used for the launch of the inaugural George Orwell Day. More...

22 January 2013: UCL plans new department at the interface between STEM and policy

UCL is opening a new department focused on the interface between science, technology, engineering, maths (STEM) and policy, as well as an associated interdisciplinary research institute, in September 2013. More...

21 January 2013: A level students enjoy UCL Aspire residential course

From 14 to 16 December 2012, a group of 23 A level students from City and Islington College attended a residential course at Cumberland Lodge as part of the UCL Aspire programme. More...

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