Archive of UCL News

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30 September 2010: New research: infant nutrition and obesity

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health have demonstrated for the first time in humans that feeding babies enriched milk led to statistically significant increases in body fat at age 5-8 years. More...

29 September 2010: Constructing Realities: last chance to see Bartlett work on show

This week marks the last chance to see Constructing Realities, an exhibition featuring the work of postgraduate students from the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, running until Friday 1 October at Phase 2 on Fitzroy Street. More...

29 September 2010: UCL scoops EcoCampus Bronze Award

UCL has received a Bronze Award from the EcoCampus scheme. More...

27 September 2010: Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) Consultation

Following 2 years of discussions on changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), a package of proposals put forward by the scheme’s Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has been accepted by the USS board, subject to a statutory consultation with employee representatives and scheme members. More...

24 September 2010: Chilean miners reach a record 50th day underground

As the Chilean miners reach a record 50th day underground, Dr James Thompson, senior honorary lecturer in Psychology at UCL, talks through the psychological rollercoaster the Chilean miners are facing, based on research of patients suffering from severe trauma. More...

24 September 2010: UCL launches newly redesigned iTunes U site

UCL on iTunes U has a new layout which makes content easier to search and displays relevant content to users. More...

24 September 2010: UCL contributes to research funding debate

With weeks to go before the coalition government publishes its Comprehensive Spending Review, UCL academics have been contributing to the debate about the future of research funding, and warning of the dangers to the UK if significant cuts are made to the research budget. More...

24 September 2010: Acute pain is eased with touch of a hand

There may be a very good reason that people naturally clutch their hand after receiving an injury. A new report shows that self-touch offers significant relief for acute pain under experimental conditions. More...

23 September 2010: UCL Petrie Museum has now re-opened

For the first time in over 30 years, the UCL Petrie Museum has staged a major redisplay of its collection of 80,000 Egyptian and Sudanese artefacts.
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23 September 2010: Gabriel García Márquez 

In his new book Gabriel García Márquez, Professor Stephen Hart (UCL Film Studies) provides a new insight into the novelist's life, work and political influences.
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