Archive of UCL News

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24 May 2012: RCPCH review, led by Professor Ruth Gilbert, to be the most comprehensive of its kind

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health review, led by Professor Ruth Gilbert, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Institute of Child Health, UCL, will be the most comprehensive of its kind. More...

24 May 2012: UCL, Intel and Imperial to create Global Centre for Research in Sustainable Connected Cities

UCL, Imperial College London and Intel have announced the launch of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities. The new London-based institute will be Intel’s first research centre and global hub dedicated to exploring how technology can support and sustain the social and economic development of cities worldwide.  More...

21 May 2012: UCL and Newham Council extend period to consider Stratford proposal

UCL and Newham Council have agreed to extend the initial six month period for consideration of a UCL presence in Stratford until the end of September. More...

21 May 2012: New scheme launched as part of Yale UCL collaboration

The Yale UCL Collaborative Student Exchange Programme has been launched to enable UCL doctoral students to undertake a period of research at Yale working under a Yale Supervisor. More...

21 May 2012: UCL student wins Eisenthal Prize

The Biochemical Society has announced Laura Mariotti (UCL Biochemistry) the winner of the annual Eisenthal Prize. The prize of £500 is awarded to the top-ranked application for the Summer Vacation Studentship programme. More...

21 May 2012: Free UCL festival celebrates London and Literature

A free one-day festival dedicated to the celebration of London and Literature will give the public an opportunity to listen to and share thoughts with celebrated authors, poets and academics on all things London. More...

18 May 2012: UCL Announces Fifth Annual Enterprise Awards

UCL has announced its Awards for Enterprise to recognize the achievements of students, graduates and academic staff to furthering enterprise and entrepreneurship on campus. In their fifth year, the Awards celebrate the exciting new business ideas of student and graduate entrepreneurs – ranging from HelpYouApply, to streamline the process for students applying to summer internships, to Old Bond, offering animated ads on the wheels of bikes – with the announcement of £100,000 in start-up funding to take their business ideas to the next level. More...

18 May 2012: New silicon memory chip developed

The first purely silicon oxide-based ‘Resistive RAM’ memory chip that can operate in ambient conditions – opening up the possibility of new super-fast memory - has been developed by researchers at UCL. More...

18 May 2012: UCL News Podcast (18/05/12) - One Day in the City

The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

17 May 2012: The Banana Theory: realising the carbon footprint of bananas

Exactly how bad are bananas? Or anything else? Inspired by Mike Berners-Lee’s book How Bad Are Bananas?, The Banana Theory project demonstrates, using QR code technology and installation art, the difficulty we face when deciding how to change our lifestyle to become greener. More...

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