Archive of UCL News

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12 July 2011: UCL's Access Agreement approved by OFFA

UCL’s new Access Agreement, setting out its plans to further encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to come to the university, has been approved by the Office for Fair Access (OFFA), and will come into effect from the start of the academic year 2012-13.
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8 July 2011: UCL at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

This year more scientists from UCL than ever are taking part in the Royal Society’s Summer Science exhibition, which showcases the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology research from around the country. More...

8 July 2011: Herschel finds source of cosmic dust in a stellar explosion

ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory is helping unravel the mystery of the origin of cosmic dust. Thanks to the resolution and sensitivity of Herschel, astronomers have been able to detect cosmic dust from a supernova, adding weight to the theory that these cosmic fireworks are responsible for its creation.  More...

7 July 2011: UCL technology used in windpipe transplant

A UCL scientist and his team designed and built the synthetic windpipe ‘scaffold’ used in an operation in Sweden announced by the Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet today. More...

7 July 2011: Ancestry of polar bears traced to Ireland

An international team of scientists has discovered that the female ancestor of all living polar bears was a brown bear that lived in present-day Britain and Ireland during the last ice age - 20,000 to 50,000 years ago. More...

6 July 2011: UCL receives award for social entrepreneurship

UCL has been honoured with a social entrepreneurship award for its continuing commitment to developing solutions to social problems. More...

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