Archive of UCL News

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26 February 2010: LRET helps fund the ship designers of tomorrow

A rising star in the world of environmentally conscious ship design has been awarded a £10,000 scholarship by The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust (LRET). More...

26 February 2010: UCL professor: We need rethink of land management

The country needs a radical rethink of its approach to managing land and land use, according to a major report co-authored by a UCL professor.
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26 February 2010: Surgery halves death risk for stroke patients versus ‘stent’ treatment

People at high risk of having a stroke are half as likely to have a stroke or die following surgery to repair damage to an artery in the neck, rather than ‘stenting’ treatment, according to UCL research published in the Lancet today. More...

25 February 2010: UCL wins Fight for Sight research grant and PhD studentships

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology has won a research grant and two of six PhD studentships awarded by charity Fight for Sight. More...

24 February 2010: New study into dementia within the Deaf community

UCL’s Deafness, Cognition and Language research centre is part of a project to improve early diagnosis and management of dementia among Deaf people who use British Sign Language.
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24 February 2010: Celebrating the Year of the Tiger in London

Cecily Liu, an undergraduate at UCL English, describes how students from China are celebrating the Year of the Tiger in London this month. More...

24 February 2010: UCL Global Migration symposia launched

Booking is now open for the first two events in the inaugural series of UCL Global Migration symposia. More...

24 February 2010: Panel appointed for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab inquiry

The independent panel that will inquire into Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s time as a student at UCL has been appointed.
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24 February 2010: UCL students join global summit for young pioneers

This month One Young World brought together 1000 young leaders from 192 countries across the world for a leadership summit in London to address major global challenges.
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23 February 2010: Genes responsible for ability to recognise faces

The ability to recognise faces is largely determined by your genes, according to new research at UCL. More...

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