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Paid study on the effects of nitrous oxide on emotional memories

UCL Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit is recruiting participants to take part in a study looking at the effects of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) on the storage of emotional memories. Participants will be required to attend three sessions at UCL, and will receive a £30 reward.

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HS2 works to begin around central campus

The High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project is now well under way and we will start to see some works beginning around central campus in the months following the Easter break. UCL is liaising with HS2 Ltd to ensure that the impact on day-to-day life on campus is as minimal as possible, but some interruptions will be unavoidable.

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Seven questions with Greta Davies

This week, we meet UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Greta Davies. Greta talks to us about the art installation she has made in the Main Library staircase and shares some great tips for things to do in London.

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Explore Gender History with In Her Time

In Her Time is UCL’s new student-run website dedicated to the exploration of gender history, offering you the chance to contribute, share and learn from other students.

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UCL University and College Union industrial action – your questions answered

As you will be aware, UCL is one of 61 universities across the UK to have experienced some disruption to classes as a result of industrial action in February and March. It is possible that there will be further industrial action in Third Term. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions with regards to your exams, assessment and attendance.

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Male participants required for paid fMRI study

UCL researchers are combining computer-based memory tasks with fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to study the role of reward and sleep/sleep deprivation in the representation of associative memories in the brain.

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Study on sleep and behaviour in autistic children

Do you have a child or sibling with autism? Would you like to know if they sleep well at night and how sleep may have an impact on their daytime functioning? Take part in this study to find out!

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Instagrammable bookstores to help you through your revision material

While some students are lucky enough to love every minute of studying, for the rest of us, it can be a struggle to go through pages upon pages of literature or data that we’re not that interested in. Over the years, I've found that the best way to overcome my natural resistance to assigned readings is making the experience of reading them as enjoyable as possible. 

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Seven questions with Anna Routova

This week, meet Anna Routova, a first year BASc Arts & Sciences undergraduate from the Czech Republic, who presented her work on UCL’s research-based education framework – the Connected Curriculum – at the recent Student’s Union Education Conference.

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Seven questions with Jakub Zalesak

This week, we speak to second year Physics student Jakub Zalesak from Czechia who has been on the Global Citizenship Programme and got a place on the Laidlaw Research and Leadership Programme last year.

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Advice from 7 amazing UCL women

Today is International Women’s Day, celebrating the achievements of women and calling for gender equality across the globe. To mark the occasion, we talk to some inspirational women at UCL about achievements they are proud of and the pearls of wisdom they have to share with you.

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8 tips for women in STEM

Women have been at the forefront of some of the most extraordinary discoveries in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). They’ve built the foundations of modern programming, broken the sound barrier, and enabled our knowledge of the structure of DNA, massively contributing to our now detailed and ever awe-inspiring understanding of the universe. In short: they’re pretty spectacular. 

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Instagram user? Take part in this online study

Instagram is the third most popular social media platform, with over 800 million monthly users. A team of students on the MSc Psychological Sciences course at UCL would like to investigate how Instagram usage is associated with narcissistic traits and self-esteem – and need you to take part! 

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