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18 March 2011: UCL and Japan

The UCL community has many connections with Japan and has been shocked and saddened by the recent disaster there. UCL’s President and Provost, Professor Malcolm Grant, said: More...

18 March 2011: The Japan situation: UCL symposium and fundraiser

UCL is holding a symposium on the current situation in Japan. It will take place on March 22 at 4.20pm in the JZ Young Lecture Theatre. More...

18 March 2011: UCL researchers take gold and silver for science in Parliament

Talia Atkin, a researcher at UCL Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, has struck gold at a competition in the House of Commons for the excellence of her scientific research.
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17 March 2011: Pop-Up Displays @ The Strang Print Room

Members of staff are being offered the chance to select works from UCL's collections and display them in the Strang Print Room. More...

17 March 2011: UCL HEFCE allocation for 2011-12

The HEFCE teaching and funding recurrent grant to UCL for our financial year 2011-2012 has been announced as £171.3m. This represents a decrease of £1.5m or -0.9 per cent on the final grant for 2010-11, and compares with a reduction across the sector of 4.1 per cent. HEFCE announced that it will distribute £6.5bn to universities and colleges in England, with £4,339m for teaching, and £1,558m for research. More...

16 March 2011: UCL and Libya

There has been intense media scrutiny of UK universities’ links with Libya, in the light of the current situation in the country. UCL has no significant institutional involvement with Libya. There has been some academic interaction with the country, and details of two projects are set out below.
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16 March 2011: Competition, Law and the State Conference, 18/19 March

How is competition law impacting on governments across the world? That is the key question a major international conference, being held at Hong Kong on 18 and 19 March and attended by senior policy makers from around the world, will seek to address. More...

15 March 2011: UCL Events blog launches

The UCL Events blog launched on 15 March, with a review and video footage of the sell-out 2011 Rickman Godlee lecture by Noam Chomsky on ‘Contours of Global Order’.
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15 March 2011: Watch: Grant Museum of Zoology reopens

UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology reopens on 15 March, allowing some of the rarest extinct animal specimens in the world to be displayed for the first time. Previously lost dodo bones, the remains of a quagga (an extinct species of half-striped zebra) and a giant Irish elk with antlers measuring nearly 3 metres across, are among the 70,000 specimens that can be seen in the new museum space. More...

14 March 2011: Brain Awareness Week at UCL

Brain Awareness Week, running 14­-20 March, is an annual international campaign designed to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. More...

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