Archive of UCL News

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19 March 2013: Formal opening of UCL Academy

A unique partnership between a school and one of the world’s leading universities is being celebrated today at the formal opening of the UCL Academy, the first school in England to have a university as a sole sponsor. More...

15 March 2013: Taking medicine to extreme heights

A dedicated team of intensive care doctors, nurses and scientists are taking more than 200 people to the Himalayas to study how our bodies respond to low levels of oxygen. More...

15 March 2013: IERA event at UCL

An organisation known as the Islamic Education and Research Academy (IERA) booked a room at UCL for a debate on Saturday evening (9 March). UCL was notified during Friday by some individuals planning to attend the event that the organisers intended to segregate the audience by gender. More...

15 March 2013: UCL Neuroscience Symposium 2013

The 2013 UCL Neuroscience Symposium will take place on Friday 21 June at the Institute of Education.
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14 March 2013: Mutations in VCP gene implicated in a number of neurodegenerative diseases

New research, published in Neuron, gives insight into how single mutations in the VCP gene cause a range of neurological conditions including a form of dementia called Inclusion Body Myopathy, Paget’s Disease of the Bone and Frontotemporal Dementia (IBMPFD), and the motor neuron disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). More...

13 March 2013: Foreign Bodies: where does the familiar end and the foreign begin?

A new exhibition exploring the theme of Foreign Bodies, including a sword that killed an eighteenth century sword swallower and pieces of skin tattooed with butterflies, opens at UCL on 18 March. More...

13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide

UCL guidelines on open access and a publishing guide are available to UCL researchers. More...

12 March 2013: Most extraordinary materials on earth housed in new Institute of Making

This week the Institute of Making opens at UCL giving a permanent home to the Materials Library, a collection of the most unusual materials in the world, and the MakeSpace, the ultimate making workshop.  More...

12 March 2013: EPSRC announces new UCL Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering

Innovative engineering projects announced today, including a new Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering at UCL, will bring leading engineers and scientists together to address some of the major engineering challenges facing the world. More...

12 March 2013: Exhibition explores different perspectives of Iraq war on 10th anniversary

An art exhibition opening this week at UCL brings together six works by artists from Iraq and Britain to explore different experiences of the Iraq war on the 10th anniversary of the invasion. More...

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