Archive of UCL News

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8 April 2011: Vaccine for transplant infection shows promise

A major infectious problem after organ transplantation, cytomegalovirus (CMV), could potentially be targeted with a vaccine, according to new results from a phase II clinical trial led by scientists from UCL and doctors at the Royal Free Hospital. More...

7 April 2011: Evening courses at the UCL Language Centre

The UCL Language Centre is currently enrolling for evening classes and is offering a considerable discount for UCL students and staff. More...

6 April 2011: Watch: When art meets astronomy

Artist and UCL alumna Katie Paterson, the first artist-in-residence at the UCL Astrophysics Group, is exhibiting work inspired by the programme in several international galleries.
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6 April 2011: Report: Beyond the Ghetto

A report by Dr Laura Vaughan (UCL Bartlett School of Graduate Studies), Beyond the Ghetto – An interdisciplinary perspective on patterns of ethnicity in the built environment, has been published to mark UCL Migration Week. More...

5 April 2011: UCL researchers depart for Arctic to test satellite mission

A team of researchers from UCL Earth Sciences departed today for the Arctic to test how well sea-ice thickness is measured by the European Space Agency’s ice satellite CryoSat-2, which originated at UCL.
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5 April 2011: Working long hours 'raises heart attack risk'

Working more than 11 hours a day increases your risk of heart disease by 67 per cent, compared with those working a standard 7-8 hours a day, according to a new UCL study. More...

2 April 2011: Missing copy of Davy's first book found at UCL

An extremely rare copy of the very first book written by Humphry Davy, one of the world’s greatest scientists, at just 19 years of age, has been discovered in UCL’s library collections.
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1 April 2011: New research: transport is major public health challenge

Transport is a public health challenge comparable to sewers in the 19th century and clean air in the 20th century in its difficulty, its financial implications and its consequences, according to research edited by UCL's Dr Jennifer Mindell.
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1 April 2011: Memorial Event for Dr Bruce MacGillivray

The Royal Free Hospital is holding a memorial event for Dr Bruce MacGillivray, former Dean of the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (1975 -1989).
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1 April 2011: 'Trial of the year' award for UCL study

A UCL study aiming to reduce neonatal mortality rates and maternal depression in very poor communities in eastern India has been awarded 'Trial of the Year' by the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT).
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