Archive of UCL News

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30 May 2014: UCL Announces Seventh Annual Enterprise Awards

UCL has announced its Awards for Enterprise to recognize the achievements of students, graduates and academic staff to furthering enterprise and entrepreneurship on campus with a ceremony on the evening of Thursday 29 May.  More...

29 May 2014: UCL professor wins Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

The 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience was today awarded to Professor John O’Keefe, Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL and affiliated faculty member in the UCL Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology. More...

28 May 2014: Cod bones reveal 13th Century origin of global fish trade

London’s international fish trade can be traced back 800 years to the medieval period, according to new research published today in the journal Antiquity. More...

27 May 2014: New epilepsy treatment offers ‘on demand’ seizure suppression

A new treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy with the potential to suppress seizures ‘on demand’ with a pill, similar to how you might take painkillers when you feel a headache coming on, has been developed by UCL researchers funded by the Wellcome Trust. More...

27 May 2014: UCL submits plans to transform Wates House

UCL has submitted a planning application to transform Wates House for The Bartlett School of Architecture. More...

27 May 2014: Blood vessel research offers insights into new treatments for eye diseases

Leukaemia drugs could help to improve treatments for blindness caused by abnormal blood vessel growth in the eye, finds new UCL research. More...

22 May 2014: UCL launches ‘The Games Quarter’, a new model for CPD in the videogame industry

UCL, in partnership with TIGA is launching a new model of continuing professional development for the videogame industry, with its course The Games Quarter. More...

21 May 2014: Proposed merger between IOE and UCL

The Councils of the Institute of Education and UCL have given approval for negotiations to continue on the proposed merger between the two universities. More...

21 May 2014: Digital art transforms fish bones into cosmic bodies and marine slugs in new ‘Subnature’ exhibition 

A new art exhibition exploring the relationship between nature and its representations opens today at the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology. More...

20 May 2014: E-cigarette use for quitting smoking is associated with improved success rates

People attempting to quit smoking without professional help are approximately 60% more likely to report succeeding if they use e-cigarettes than if they use willpower alone or over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies such as patches or gum, finds a large UCL survey of smokers in England.  More...

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