Archive of UCL News

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7 July 2013: Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners

A new technique for detecting cancer by imaging the consumption of sugar with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been unveiled by UCL scientists. The breakthrough could provide a safer and simpler alternative to standard radioactive techniques and enable radiologists to image tumours in greater detail. More...

6 July 2013: London schools use 6000 lemons in Citrus Saturday extravaganza as initiative goes global

Schools from in and around London are using over 6000 lemons in a day of frenzied lemonade selling that would rival The Apprentice. More...

5 July 2013: UCL students win 2013 National Mooting Competition

Two UCL students have won this year’s Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition for the first time in 41 years, having beaten Liverpool John Moores University in the President’s Court of the Royal Courts of Justice.  More...

4 July 2013: UCL Anthropology hosts summer school

Last month the UCL Anthropology opened its doors and store cupboards to 16 students from the UCL Academy for a two-day summer school.  More...

3 July 2013: First UCL David Tebbutt Scholarship awarded

The first UCL David Tebbutt Scholarship, in memory of the late Faber finance director, has been awarded. More...

3 July 2013: Funding awarded for new severe arthritis pain study

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has awarded researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham a grant of £800,000 to develop new treatments for severe arthritis pain. More...

3 July 2013: UCL celebrates 150th anniversary of Japan’s Choshu Five

The story of five young Japanese noblemen who endured a perilous 135-day sea journey aboard a Jardine Matheson & Co ship to come to Victorian-era London and study at UCL is being marked today at an event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of their departure. More...

2 July 2013: Irreversible tissue loss seen within 40 days of spinal cord injury

The rate and extent of damage to the spinal cord and brain following spinal cord injury have long been a mystery. Now, a joint research effort by UCL, the University of Zurich and University Hospital Balgrist has found evidence that patients already have irreversible tissue loss in the spinal cord within 40 days of injury. More...

1 July 2013: Ice Worlds at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

The mysterious Ice Worlds of the outer solar system are being brought to life this week at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.
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