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17 June 2013: 'Chase and run' cell movement mechanism explains metastasis

A mechanism that cells use to group together and move around the body – called 'chase and run' - has been described for the first time by scientists at UCL. More...

14 June 2013: Professor Anne Johnson receives damehood in Queen's Birthday Honours

Anne M. Johnson (MD FMedSci FRCP FFPH FRCGP), Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, has been awarded a damehood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2013. More...

14 June 2013: UCL ISR Director joins UN International Resources Panel

Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, has been appointed as a member on the International Resource Panel, part of the United Nations Environment Programme, for three years starting from May 2013. More...

14 June 2013: UCL President & Provost knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Professor Malcolm Grant, President & Provost of UCL, has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2013 for services to higher education. More...

14 June 2013: Professor Peng Khaw knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Peng Tee Khaw, Professor of Glaucoma and Ocular Healing and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2013. More...

14 June 2013: UCL students win London Mayor's Low Carbon prize

UCL students Will Hines and Rachel Clemo, studying computer science and history respectively, have won the London Mayor’s Low Carbon prize - the second year in a row a team from UCL has triumphed in the competition. More...

11 June 2013: Blood pressure at night is higher than previously thought

Scientists at UCL have developed new technology which reveals that blood pressure measured close to the heart is much higher during sleep than previously thought. Night time blood pressure is a strong predictor of both heart disease and stroke, with previous studies establishing that blood pressure measured over the arm falls at night during sleep. However these new data indicate that the night-time decline in blood pressure may be less extensive than previously thought. More...

6 June 2013: UCL awarded £11.1m towards new Institute of Immunity and Transplantation

UCL has been awarded £11.1 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) towards the cost of the new UCL Institute for Immunity and Transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead. More...

6 June 2013: Strategy for Francis Crick Institute unveiled at topping out ceremony

Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute, unveiled the organisation’s strategy today at a ceremony attended by senior government ministers and heads of the institute's founding partners, including UCL's President & Provost Professor Malcolm Grant. More...

6 June 2013: Grant Museum taken over by artists for Sculpture Season

Sculpture Season at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL opens this week. 13 emerging artists from the UCL Slade School of Fine Art have been invited to re-curate the Museum’s spaces with their own sculptures, interpretations and installations. More...

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