Archive of UCL News

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12 December 2013: Policy on gender segregation

UCL welcomes the announcement by Universities UK that it is withdrawing the case study on gender segregation published in its recent guidance "External Speakers in Higher Education Institutions", pending clarification of the legal position with regard to events on university campuses.  More...

11 December 2013: Highly commended UCL Open Access Guide now available

UCL’s new Open Access (OA) Guide is now available on the UCL Library Services website.
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11 December 2013: New project explores using algae to produce speciality oils

A new UCL project is developing the idea that microalgae could provide more sustainable production of a wide range of useful oils – from omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to lubricants to next-generation biofuels. More...

11 December 2013: Leading the world on dementia

The Prime Minister today called for a global effort to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our time: dementia. UCL scientists, working with clinicians at the university's partner hospitals, are at the heart of the battle to treat the condition. More...

11 December 2013: UCL takes the lead with £8.5m funding for dementia research

UCL has been awarded more than £8.5 million by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle the challenges associated with dementia. More...

9 December 2013: UCL secures £2m to support PGT students from under-represented groups

UCL has won over £2m to support 93 UCL students from traditionally under-represented groups following postgraduate taught programmes during 2014/15, following a successful bid for funds from a national scheme funded by HEFCE. More...

9 December 2013: Two awards for academic health science centre paper

Professor Naomi Fulop (UCL Department of Applied Health Research), along with colleagues at the University of Oxford and King's College London, has won 'Best Public Sector Paper' and 'Best Health Management Paper' at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference in Hobart, Tasmania.
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6 December 2013: Extended sports facilities for UCL students

Refurbished sports facilities close to the Bloomsbury campus are now available to UCL students, following the reopening of the Somers Town Community Sports Centre by UCL President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur. More...

6 December 2013: Prime Minister officially opens IDEALondon centre in Tech City

Prime Minister David Cameron officially opened IDEALondon – an initiative between Cisco, DC Thomson and UCL – today.  More...

5 December 2013: Tips for securing a graduate scheme placement

One of the most popular ways for students to enter careers following university is by applying for graduate schemes. These fast-track positions offer a range of benefits: from a greatly increased chance of securing a permanent job to having a guaranteed salary straight out of university. More...

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