Archive of UCL News

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28 June 2012: Transplant of patient-derived stem cells into mice with muscular dystrophy

Stem cells from patients with a rare form of muscular dystrophy have been successfully transplanted into mice affected by the same form of dystrophy, according to a new study published today in Science Translational Medicine. More...

26 June 2012: New award for palliative care research

A research project into palliative care, led by Dr. Anne Lanceley of the UCL Institute for Women's Health, has been awarded a £25,000 grant from national charity Target Ovarian Cancer. It is one of three grants to be awarded as part of the charity’s medical research programme, a unique nationwide funding scheme specifically targeted at ovarian cancer research. More...

22 June 2012: UCL student undertakes an ultra triathlon for lung cancer

UCL PhD student Dr Jim Brown is taking part in a continuous ultra triathlon from Marble Arch to the Arc de Triomphe in order to raise money for the new charity Lungs for Living set up by his PhD supervisor, Dr Sam Janes (UCL Centre for Respiratory Research). More...

22 June 2012: New applications for UCL Provost’s Venture Research Fellowship invited

Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) addresses one of the most fundamental questions: how did complex life arise? He does so as the inaugural UCL Provost’s Venture Research Fellow, a programme for which new applications are invited. More...

21 June 2012: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community

Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2012. More...

20 June 2012: New Director of the UCL Institute of Child Health

UCL is pleased to announce that Professor Rosalind Smyth FMedSci, Professor of Paediatric Medicine, University of Liverpool, Executive Director Liverpool Health Partners and Director of NIHR Medicines for Children Research Network, has been appointed to the post of Director of the UCL Institute of Child Health in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences with effect from 1st October 2012. More...

20 June 2012: UCL Vice-Provost responds to Open Access report

Implementation of the Finch Report on Open Access would "cripple university systems with extra expense", responds Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research). More...

20 June 2012: Euclid jumps final hurdle

The European Space Agency (ESA) today formally adopted the largest collaboration of astronomers in the world to help build the Euclid satellite, and UCL will be playing a major role.  More...

20 June 2012: First example of a heritable abnormality affecting semantic cognition found

Four generations of a single family have been found to possess an abnormality within a specific brain region which appears to affect their ability to recall verbal material, a new study by researchers at the University of Bristol and UCL has found. More...

15 June 2012: Abstract submissions invited for International Conference for Urban Sustainability and Resilience

The UCL Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience is inviting the submission of short abstracts to be considered for the first International Conference for Urban Sustainability and Resilience. More...

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