Archive of UCL News

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19 June 2014: UCL comment on Lord Young's Enterprise for All report

Commenting on the recommendations included in Lord Young's third and final report to the Prime Minister on enterprise, Enterprise for All, Timothy Barnes, Director of UCL Advances – UCL's centre for entrepreneurship – said: More...

18 June 2014: UCL and the Olympic Park: an update from Professor Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise)

Over the past four months, we have been working with colleagues from across UCL to develop our academic and financial plans to establish a new campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP).  More...

17 June 2014: Hunt for extraterrestrial life gets massive methane boost

A powerful new model to detect life on planets outside of our solar system, more accurately than ever before, has been developed by UCL researchers. More...

16 June 2014: Immune system implicated in dementia development

The immune system and body’s response to damaged cells play a key role in the development of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), finds new UCL-led research. More...

12 June 2014: UCL wins national public engagement award

UCL Public and Cultural Engagement are celebrating success at the national Engage Competition Awards which took place on 11 June 2014 at the Natural History Museum. More...

12 June 2014: Leukaemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types

A class of drug currently being used to treat leukaemia has the unexpected side-effect of boosting immune responses against many different cancers, reports a new study led by scientists at UCL and the Babraham Institute, Cambridge. More...

12 June 2014: Latest generation 3D scanner donated to UCL's new Heritage Doctoral Training Centre

UCL's successful EPSRC bid for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) has attracted keen industry and heritage support, especially among museums. More...

11 June 2014: UCL statement on today’s Ofsted report on The UCL Academy

Although we were disappointed by some elements of the Ofsted report for the UCL Academy, we have found the process productive and fully accept the recommendations from the inspection team, which are entirely in line with the Academy’s plans. More...

10 June 2014: UCL and Chiesi Group announce partnership to develop a novel therapeutic for birth asphyxia

The Chiesi Group and UCL (University College London) are collaborating to test a novel melatonin formulation as a brain protective medicine for babies who suffer birth asphyxia. More...

9 June 2014: New research explains how we use the GPS inside our brain to navigate

The way we navigate from A to B is controlled by two brain regions which track the distance to our destination, according to new UCL research published in Current Biology, funded by the Wellcome Trust. More...

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