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14 November 2018: Vapers do not undermine desire to quit smoking

Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers (people who use e-cigarettes) are more likely to try quitting smoking, according to a new study carried out by UCL.  More...

13 November 2018: Neck scan could predict risk of developing cognitive decline

A five-minute scan of blood vessels in the neck during mid-life could predict cognitive decline ten years before symptoms appear, claims new UCL research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). More...

12 November 2018: Poxvirus hijacks cell movement to spread infection

Vaccinia virus, a poxvirus closely related to smallpox and monkeypox, tricks cells it has infected into activating their own cell movement mechanism to rapidly spread the virus in cells and mice, according to a new UCL-led study. More...

9 November 2018: Kamila Shamsie to give the Orwell Lecture 2018

The Orwell Lecture 2018, held annually at UCL, will be delivered by author Kamila Shamsie, on the question of ‘citizenship, migration and the transformation of rights into privileges’.  More...

8 November 2018: UCL marks the Armistice centenary

On Sunday November 11 it will be one hundred years since the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War.  More...

8 November 2018: £438 million investment for UCL gene therapy spinouts

UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering. More...

8 November 2018: UCL launches new academic partnership programme in global cities

UCL is today launching a new Cities partnerships Programme (CpP) to invest in and extend research and teaching collaborations in multiple city locations around the world – with Rome and Paris named as the first two cities. More...

6 November 2018: New report on gender equality in UK History

Steps must be taken to promote gender equality to ensure more women view history as an academic option and profession, according to a new report published by the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and co-authored by academics at UCL.  More...

6 November 2018: Are we failing people with learning disabilities?

The Government’s emphasis on ‘fairness’ and fixing a ‘broken society’ has failed for hundreds of thousands of people with learning disabilities, according to a new report by UCL. More...

6 November 2018: UCL delivers Shrouds of the Somme Schools’ project to mark WW1

Hundreds of children are benefiting from an immersive First World War education programme developed by UCL as part of the Shrouds of Somme project. More...

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