Archive of UCL News

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18 January 2012: UCL, Intel and Imperial poised to establish Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities

UCL, Imperial College London and Intel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of establishing an Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities.
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18 January 2012: UCL Institute of Archaeology celebrates 75 years

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the UCL Institute of Archaeology (IOA). A number of events are planned to mark the anniversary, including panel discussions, exhibitions, outreach activities and experimental archaeology demonstrations. More...

13 January 2012: Volunteering Fair: Thursday 19 January

On Thursday 19 January UCL will be hosting a volunteering fair, organized by UCL Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) and the UCLU Volunteering Society (UCLU VolSoc). More...

12 January 2012: Exhibition: Reanimating Cultural Heritage in Sierra Leone

A multimedia exhibition featuring film, images and rarely seen cultural objects from Sierra Leone that explores the role cultural heritage can play in reanimating post-conflict and developing societies opens at UCL this week. More...

12 January 2012: UCL scientist goes from Lab Bench to Backbench

Dr Nguyen TK Thanh (UCL Physics and Astronomy) has taken part in a scheme where MPs and Civil Servants are paired up with leading scientists for a week at both their respective places of work. More...

12 January 2012: Platinum award for UCL synthetic biology competition student

Thomas Deane, an A-level student and member of an interdisciplinary team from UCL, has been awarded an Exscitec Platinum Award for his work in the annual International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition in Amsterdam. Although Deane won the award, the achievement would not have been possible without the work of the rest of the UCL undergraduate iGEM team.
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11 January 2012: A million NHS users are suffering preventable or inadequately treated pain

At any one time a million people in England are living with long term pain which could have been prevented or be being significantly better treated, according to a joint UCL School of Pharmacy and UK Clinical Pharmacy Association report published today.
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10 January 2012: Next ice age delayed by global warming

Without human carbon dioxide emissions the next ice age would be imminent, according to a Nature Geoscience study led by a UCL scientist.
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10 January 2012: UCL Vice-Provost (Research) responds to minister’s Our Hi-Tech Future speech

Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), comments on the recent speech, Our Hi-Tech Future, by the Minister of State for Universities & Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts: More...

9 January 2012: Population Health Science Publication

Under the population health banner UCL brings together researchers and practitioners (including basic and applied scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians and social scientists) to explore the factors that determine health and disease in populations and to develop, test and measure the impact of interventions aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of the public. The Population Health Science Publication illustrates our commitment to this field. More...

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