Archive of UCL News

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30 July 2010: Vision of water wins sustainability competition

An installation exploring how much water it requires to produce a single cup of coffee has won a UCL competition encouraging staff and students to think about sustainability. More...

29 July 2010: UCL brainpower boosts project in heart of Haiti

A team of architects, engineers and students from UCL are pooling their expertise to build a primary school and community centre complex in earthquake-stricken Haiti. More...

27 July 2010: New lab to study fuel cell hybrid vehicles

An old laboratory within UCL Mechanical Engineering is set to be converted into a state-of-the-art facility to study fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles. More...

26 July 2010: UCL archaeologists unearth WWII bomb shelters

Dr Gabriel Moshenska (UCL Institute of Archaeology) is leading an excavation into a series of Second World War bombshelters that have remained hidden for more than 60 years.
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26 July 2010: Chandelier sheds light on Hooke and Newton

A UCL architecture student has won first prize in a young artist competition for creating a chandelier that depicts the rivalry between scientific visionaries Robert Hooke and Sir Isaac Newton. More...

26 July 2010: UCL a top scorer with Stonewall

UCL has been awarded ten out of ten in the latest university guide from Stonewall, the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity.
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23 July 2010: Who owns our health? Inside the medicinal garden

Dr Vivienne Lo has created a medicinal herb spiral in central London to address issues around the use of food and herbs as medicine in everyday home remedies or as dangerous substances to be regulated.
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22 July 2010: UCL professor recognised as 'next-gen' scientific leader

A UCL professor has won a fellowship to develop her potential as one of the next generation of world-leading scientists. More...

21 July 2010: Project explores the shaping of suburbs

Researchers from three departments at UCL are collaborating to study how small-scale centres of social and economic activity are shaped by the way in which physical and social networks change their form through time. More...

20 July 2010: Public ‘reassured’ by swine flu media coverage

Advertising and media coverage about swine flu reduced public concern and improved the uptake of useful, protective behaviours such as hand-washing, according to new research led by Professor Susan Michie, UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology . More...

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