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20 July 2017: Participants needed for UCL Primary Care and Population Health research project: win a £50 voucher

Are you aged 16 to 24-years-old and interested in contributing towards how STI testing is understood in the UK? If the answer is yes, UCL researchers need your help. Researchers from UCL Primary Care and Population Health are looking at reasons why young people get tested for sexually transmitted infections and they want to hear from as many people as possible. More...

20 July 2017: Earn money by taking part in a study investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease

Over the past two weeks, have you had little interest or pleasure in doing things or have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these options, researchers from UCL Behavioural Science and Health are investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease would like you to get in touch. More...

18 July 2017: Four ways to live a happier life: lessons from computational neuroscience

If you’ve ever searched your local WHSmith for a comprehensive guide on how to be a happy bunny, then you’ve just clicked on the right article. In 2014, Dr Robb Rutledge, a cognitive and computational neuroscientist based at the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research (*and breathe*), published a Happiness Equation. Yes, really. (You can read about it here for free). More...

18 July 2017: Ramsay Ball 2017: a social highlight for first year students

Having to overcome unexpected challenges from the beginning of the year, which were beyond our control, meant that hope for a third successive ball at Café de Paris for first year students, looked unpromising. However, this did not deter a core group of individuals in Ramsay Hall who were determined to see that their first year ended with a great night. More...

18 July 2017: UCL citizen journalist scoops first prize in 2017 London Voices competition

UCL student and Greenwich citizen journalist Louisa Naks was awarded First Prize in the 2017 London Voices journalist competition sponsored by The Media Society and London Learning Consortium at a high profile event at the London Reform Club last month. 
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18 July 2017: Why the Global Citizenship Programme was more than I bargained for

What’s it like to immerse yourself in a life story so different from your own? When I signed up for the cultural understanding strand for the Global Citizenship Programme - The Danube - I imagined attending some language classes and learning a few facts and figures. Little did I know how enriching and compelling my experience would really be. More...

17 July 2017: 7 questions with Théophile Brochant de Villiers

This week, meet Théophile Brochant de Villiers, a technician in the Department of Space & Climate Physics at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, located in the Surrey hills. He is also a UCL alumnus who has an MSci in Theoretical Physics and followed it up with an MSc in Space Science and Engineering. Theo has been working on UCL's first satellite 'UCLSat', focusing on cubesats - nanosatellites that are no bigger than a shoebox - which are great for doing in-situ measurements in the Earth’s atmosphere. More...

12 July 2017: Complete a short online survey assessing perceptions of the healthiness of food items

UCL researchers are recruiting participants to take part in their study to assess perceptions of the healthiness of different types of food items. More...

12 July 2017: Take part in a study on public Wi-Fi and receive up to £20 in gift vouchers

UCL researchers are looking for participants to take part in a study examining user’s decision to use public Wi-Fi networks. The aim of the study is to help us better understand how users make decision when using such networks. More...

12 July 2017: Asthma sufferers: participate in a trial of a medication to prevent worsening of asthma symptoms induced by colds

Many people with asthma have increased asthma symptoms when they have a cold. The purpose of this study is to see if a new asthma medicine can reduce the increase in asthma symptoms that can follow when you have a cold. More...

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