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28 April 2016: UCL agrees £280m European Investment Bank loan for campus developments

UCL has agreed a £280 million loan with the European Investment Bank to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a university. More...

26 April 2016: Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question

Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers from UCL and the University of Reading saw such patterns in rare patients born without a sense of pain. More...

26 April 2016: Mars’ surface revealed in unprecedented detail

The surface of Mars – including the location of Beagle-2 – has been shown in unprecedented detail by UCL scientists using a revolutionary image stacking and matching technique.
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22 April 2016: Children still face barriers in accessing music education

Music education is still not easily accessible for all children due to a number of barriers including parental concerns about career prospects and time pressures on the curriculum, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). More...

22 April 2016: New team to develop radiotherapies that target cancer more effectively

Safer precision radiotherapies that will be able to cure more cancers with fewer side-effects will be available within five years under ambitious new plans for research and treatment at the UCL Cancer Institute and University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust. More...

21 April 2016: Government research funding ‘to be exempt’ from anti-lobbying restrictions

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has sought to reassure researchers that the proposed restrictions preventing the use of government grants to ‘lobby’ government will not apply to funding from the Research Councils, HEFCE or the National Academies. More...

21 April 2016: UCL Professor advises House of Lords inquiry into science and the EU

UCL Professor Graeme Reid acted as specialist adviser for the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's report on the influence of EU membership on UK science, published this week. More...

21 April 2016: School affects girls’ chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder

The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, finds a new study co-authored by UCL researchers. The results are published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. More...

19 April 2016: HRH The Duke of York visits UCL

HRH The Duke of York visited UCL on Monday to see how the university is helping entrepreneurs with promising start-up companies achieve international growth. More...

18 April 2016: Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest

Memories formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to a different area of the brain during rest, according to a new UCL study in rats. More...

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