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14 June 2018: Type 2 diabetes linked to higher rate of Parkinson’s

People with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes, finds a new study by UCL, University of Oxford and Queen Mary University of London researchers. More...

13 June 2018: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community

Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.  More...

13 June 2018: Moderately high blood pressure at 50 linked to higher dementia risk

People aged 50 whose blood pressure is higher than normal, but is still below the threshold commonly used when treating the condition, are at increased risk of developing dementia, a new study co-led by UCL has found. More...

8 June 2018: Professor Mazzucato’s “missions” at the core of new €100bn EU proposal

European Commissioner Carlos Moedas has announced an ambitious €100bn research and innovation programme for the next EU budgets — with the work of UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato and her "mission-oriented" framework a core part of the programme. More...

8 June 2018: Professor Graeme Reid’s report into research and innovation for Welsh Government published

Professor Graeme Reid (Chair of Science and Research Policy, UCL) has published a groundbreaking review of research and innovation policy in Wales, which considers the opportunities and challenges facing research in Wales, and how devolved government policy can support future growth. More...

7 June 2018: UCL celebrates the best of public engagement

The Provost’s Public Engagement Awards celebrated staff and students’ contributions to the local community and further afield, to coincide with the 10 year anniversary of UCL's Public Engagement Unit. More...

7 June 2018: Leading UCL neuroscientist honoured for brain imaging research

Professor Cathy Price (UCL Institute of Neurology), has been awarded a scientific ‘heirloom’ in recognition of her achievements in the field of brain imaging, at the 5th Suffrage Science Awards for Life Sciences. More...

7 June 2018: Scientists propose changing the rules of history to avoid environmental collapse

For the first time in our planet’s 4.5 billion-year history a single species, humans, is increasingly dictating its future, according to a new book by UCL scientists.  More...

5 June 2018: Immigrant and disadvantaged children benefit most from early childcare

Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, a new UCL study has found.  More...

5 June 2018: 1 in 3 women experience ‘loss of control’ eating in pregnancy

More than a third of women report feeling out of control over the amount they eat during pregnancy, according to new UCL-led research. More...

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