Archive of UCL News

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30 April 2014: UCL, H Lundbeck & Nanomerics collaborate to develop drug delivery methods to brain

Nanomerics, the drug delivery company, is embarking on a new EPSRC funded collaborative research project with UCL, Exeter University and the Danish pharmaceutical company H Lundbeck to develop drug delivery methods to the brain. 
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30 April 2014: UCL Petrie Museum launches 3D online object library

UCL’s Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, which holds one of the top specialist collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world, has launched an interactive online 3D object library, allowing visitors to view the artefacts in the same way as curators. More...

29 April 2014: Unique online experiments find success really does breed success

Success really does breed success – up to a point – researchers from UCL and Stony Brook University have found, following a series of unique on-line experiments. More...

28 April 2014: Brain imaging study reveals what makes some people more susceptible to peer influence

A brain area activated by group decisions can distinguish people more likely to conform to the will of a group, say researchers from UCL. More...

24 April 2014: UCL and HR Wallingford collaborate to construct Europe's largest tsunami simulator

UCL and HR Wallingford, the specialist hydraulic research and consultancy, are collaborating to construct the largest tsunami simulator in Europe, to better understand the impact of these devastating natural phenomena on buildings and coastal defences.  More...

24 April 2014: Genetics explain why some boys and girls are bigger than others

The influence of genetic factors on differences between children's Body Mass Index (BMI) increases from 43% at age 4 to 82% at age 10, reports a new study by researchers at UCL and King's College London. More...

23 April 2014: First brain imaging studies of African infants raise hope of insight into cognitive effects of nutrition

Brain activity of babies in developing countries could be monitored from birth to reveal the first signs of cognitive dysfunction, using a new technique piloted by a London-based university collaboration. More...

21 April 2014: Director of UCL Advances wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

Director of UCL Advances and Director of UCL Enterprise Operations, Timothy Barnes, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion.
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16 April 2014: The Big One: UCL student's award-winning musical theatre project

An innovative student-led volunteering project, involving a partnership between UCLU Musical Theatre Society, the Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) and two local London schools (UCL Academy and Regent High School), recently staged the biggest musical theatre production they have ever attempted: High School Musical. More...

16 April 2014: Medical Poetics: call for entries for Yale-UCL Medicine poetry competition

This year's Yale-UCL poetry competition is now open for entries from medical students looking to render their Aesculapian experiences in verse… and win £1000. More...

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