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18 April 2012: Institute of Making presents: Lunchtime Makes

The UCL Institute of Making is running a week of lunchtime makes from their shed in the South Quad, 16-20 April, from 12-2pm daily.
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17 April 2012: Work begins on library refurbishment and new exhibition space

Work is now underway to transform the heart of the Wilkins Building, by opening up the space between the Flaxman Gallery under the dome and the ground floor. This will also create a new exhibition space at ground floor level. More...

17 April 2012: Event: Focus on the Positive

UCL Public Engagement Unit is launching a new event called Focus on the Positive. UCL researchers will be invited to each present a proposal that they believe would improve the world. More...

17 April 2012: Ultrasound therapy for prostate cancer developed

A new type of prostate cancer treatment, which uses sound waves to selectively target individual cancer sites, could provide an alternative to traditional treatment with significantly fewer side effects, according to promising results from a clinical trial. More...

16 April 2012: UCL student success at Undergraduate of the Year Awards

Shabbir Merali (UCL Economics) has won the Accountancy and Economics Undergraduate of the Year Award 2012, sponsored by Deloitte.
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16 April 2012: Creating Connections 2




UCL is running a Creating Connections event on Wednesday 30 May, 6-8pm in the Roberts Engineering Building. The event will give UCL staff and postgraduate students the chance to engage with the local community and share ideas. More...

12 April 2012: Pigeons’ homing skill not down to iron-rich beak cells

The theory that pigeons’ famous skill at navigation is down to iron-rich nerve cells in their beaks has been disproved by a new study published in Nature.
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5 April 2012: Study links Google search behaviour to GDP

Internet users from countries with a higher per capita gross domestic product (GDP) are more likely to search for information about the future than information about the past, a quantitative analysis of Google search queries has shown. More...

4 April 2012: National Transition Conference to be held at UCL

The 4th National Transition Conference will be held on Friday 11th May at UCL and staff are welcome to register. 
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4 April 2012: UCL Sports Teams Success

The UCLU Women's Rugby Club has been promoted to the BUCS Premiership for next year following one of the best seasons in the club's history. More...

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