Archive of UCL News

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31 January 2014: UCL Art Museum awarded grant from DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund

UCL Art Museum is one of 40 museums across England who will benefit from grants designed to fund improvements that increase access and enhance the display of exhibits, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced today.  More...

31 January 2014: Vibrations influence the circadian clock of a fruit fly

The internal circadian clock of a Drosophila (fruit fly) can be synchronised using vibrations, according to research published today in the journalScience. The study suggests that an animal’s own movements can influence its clock. More...

30 January 2014: UCL Academy mentorship programme gets underway

The first ever mentorship scheme between UCL and the UCL Academy began on 23 January when undergraduate and postgraduate students met their sixth-form mentees. 
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30 January 2014: UCL to purchase Bidborough House from Camden Council

UCL is to buy Bidborough House near London King's Cross station. More...

24 January 2014: UCL PhD student rewarded for interactive science talks

PhD student Isabel Christie (UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging) has received an award for her interactive talk, Becoming a Neuroscientist. More...

23 January 2014: Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study published in The Lancet. More...

21 January 2014: Enjoying life helps to keep you healthy

People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in their daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study led by Professor Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). More...

16 January 2014: Over 100 ERC awards for UCL researchers

With the award of €1.9m to Professor Angelos Michaelides (UCL London Centre for Nanotechnology), UCL’s share of European Research Council (ERC) funding for 2008-2013 has breached the €156m barrier with over €33m awarded in 2013. UCL, along with Oxford, has been awarded nine consolidator grants, the highest number awarded to any UK university. More...

15 January 2014: London’s Volunteering University

We all know that UCL is ‘London’s Global University’, but maybe it’s time for the institution to be seen as ‘London’s Volunteering University’. More...

15 January 2014: New ‘culture’ needed for better collaborative heritage science research

A working culture and longer-term approach to funding that reflects the changing landscape of heritage science is essential for delivering impactful research, a team representing several of the UK’s foremost cultural and academic institutions has found. More...

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