Archive of UCL News

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26 November 2012: EU awards grant to develop new drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

An international team of scientists led by Professor Francesco Muntoni of the UCL Institute of Child Health has won an EU grant to develop and test a novel drug treatment for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). More...

23 November 2012: UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available

The UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme invites applications to fund cross-disciplinary projects in Global Health, Sustainable Cities, Intercultural Interaction and Human Wellbeing. More...

23 November 2012: UCL News podcast: Bletchley Park, Flaxman Galleries and Captain America

The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

22 November 2012: Fantastic opportunity for UCL community to buy affordable art

UCL staff and students have the chance to buy affordable, original works of art just in time for Christmas, at a special event on 10 December. More...

22 November 2012: Rapid, early warning HIV test in development thanks to £1 million funding

A new hand-held device that can diagnose patients at the early stages of HIV and give results within minutes is in development following a £1 million investment in the technology. More...

21 November 2012: Historic galleries to reopen

Never before displayed items from the University’s collections are to go on display in the Octagon and Flaxman galleries, the historic heart of UCL, as the galleries reopen this week following a bold transformation. More...

21 November 2012: Watch: The Bartlett celebrates International Students' Day

The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment has produced a short video showcasing some of the Faculty’s overseas students. More...

21 November 2012: BBC & UCL announce new strategic partnership

BBC Research & Development today announced a new strategic partnership with UCL, to drive innovation, and collaborate on a wide programme of R&D activity. Building on the BBC’s history of partnerships, this venture will bring together some of the brightest minds in the UK to discuss and tackle the challenges for digital media and the creative industry at large.
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21 November 2012: Drugs could provide new treatment for epilepsy

New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according to research published today in the journal Neuropharmacology. More...

20 November 2012: Happy youngsters more likely to grow into wealthy adults, study finds

The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults. More...

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