Archive of UCL News

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11 September 2012: UCL welcomes Year 12 pupils from across the UK to Biosciences

Last month the UCL Outreach Office, in partnership with the Sutton Trust and Wolfson Foundation, welcomed 38 Year 12 students from across the UK to the first Biosciences residential summer school. More...

11 September 2012: UCL in 4th place in world university rankings

UCL has been ranked 4th in the QS 2012/13 World University Rankings, published today. UCL was one of four UK institutions in the top ten, along with Cambridge (2nd), Oxford (5th) and Imperial (6th). MIT overtook Cambridge and Harvard to be ranked as the world's number one university. More...

10 September 2012: UCL students enjoy five-star Edinburgh success

Two plays produced by and starring UCL students have received widespread critical acclaim at this summer’s Edinburgh festival. More...

10 September 2012: French Embassy funds postdoc workshops

The French Embassy has funded a series of UCL collaborative postdoctoral research workshops on topics in science or technology. More...

7 September 2012: UCL to host UCL Academy students

School students from the new UCL Academy will be on the UCL main campus taking part in a range of lessons and activities between 10th and 24th September, following a delay in the opening of the Academy building in Swiss Cottage. More...

6 September 2012: Ready, steady, slow! Why top sportsmen might have 'more time' on the ball

Professional ball game players report the sensation of the ball ‘slowing-down’ just before they hit it. Confirming these anecdotal comments, a new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that time is perceived to slow down during the period of action preparation, as the result of an increased intake of visual information. More...

6 September 2012: Construction begins on UCL MakeSpace

Construction has begun on UCL MakeSpace - an accessible workshop for all staff, students and alumni.
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5 September 2012: Record support for early career researchers 

Researchers at UCL have been awarded a total of 17 Starting Grants by the European Research Council (ERC), the highest number awarded at UCL under a single funding call to date. These grants have a total value of €21.6 million.  More...

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