Archive of UCL News

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19 November 2014: UK cities spend £23 million annually on IT

A new report by UCL and Arup reveals that UK city authorities spend an average of £23 million a year each on IT, which is 6% of their total expenditure. More...

19 November 2014: Improving the lives of dementia carers

A psychological intervention that provides stress relief and emotional support for people caring for relatives with dementia can reduce depression and anxiety and improve wellbeing at no extra cost to standard care, finds new UCL research published in Lancet Psychiatry. More...

19 November 2014: New i-sense collaboration to improve monitoring of UK flu hotspots

An exciting new project to help monitor the spread of flu in the UK more accurately and earlier than ever before has been funded by i-sense, an £11m EPSRC-funded collaboration led by UCL. More...

19 November 2014: Tech City UK and UCL launch the Digital Business Academy

UCL and Tech City UK is launching the Digital Business Academy, the world’s first government-supported online learning platform to provide digital and business skills for anyone aspiring to start, grow or join a digital business. The programme is open to all UK residents and requires no pre-qualification. More...

18 November 2014: One in ten British men say they have paid for sex

11% of men in Britain report ever paying for sex and 3.6% report paying for sex in the past five years, finds a UCL-led study funded by the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council. More...

18 November 2014: Most people would rather harm themselves than others for profit

A UCL-led experiment on 80 pairs of adults found that people were willing to sacrifice on average twice as much money to spare a stranger pain than to spare themselves, despite the decision being secret. More...

17 November 2014: Supporting UK’s ambitious small businesses can accelerate growth and job creation

A Progress Report on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme, produced by UCL along with four other academic institutions, has demonstrated that it is enabling participating businesses to grow faster and create more jobs than they otherwise would have. More...

14 November 2014: Gardening and Muck in Day at St Pancras

Earlier this month student volunteers from UCL and other London universities took part in a Gardening and Muck in Day in St Pancras. More...

14 November 2014: Tianjin and Shanghai join Cities Changing Diabetes on World Diabetes Day

The Chinese Cities of Tianjin and Shanghai have joined Cities Changing Diabetes – an initiative by Novo Nordisk, UCL and the Steno Diabetes Centre to fight the urban diabetes epidemic – today, World Diabetes Day. More...

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