Global Health News
4 December 2013: Tuberculosis research project wins Times Higher Education award
A UCL research and training project centered on a diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) won the Times Higher Education (THE) International Collaboration of the Year award at a ceremony in London last week. More...
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research). More...
20 September 2013: MERS coronavirus may have transmitted from animals to humans more than once
study of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) genomes to
reveals new information about how MERS-CoV is evolving, and its likely patterns
of transmission. The work is published in The Lancet today.
13 September 2013: UK not investing enough in research into multi-drug resistant infections
A new study of the funding awarded to antimicrobial resistance research projects in the UK calls for political leadership and sustained and targeted spending More...
6 September 2013: Education protects women from the obesity associated with urban living
Research into the rise in obesity associated with the burgeoning industrial and service sectors in low- and middle-income countries found that education is a key factor in reducing the negative impact on women’s health. More...
13 August 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 24 new projects
12 April 2013: Search for new antibiotics advanced by discovery of key processes within bacterial protein
20 March 2013: Studying brain-cooling for birth asphyxia
1 February 2013: Global Food Security symposia: Creating resilience in the face of catastrophic climate change
17 January 2013: Yale UCL Collaborative: 4D imaging transforms heart healthcare
18 December 2012: Record number of Marie Curie Fellowships for research at UCL
23 November 2012: UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available
8 November 2012: UK funding for infectious disease research neglects key areas
5 November 2012: New multi-million pound research hub for infection and immunity
1 November 2012: Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health
24 October 2012: Personalised feedback makes healthcare workers twice as likely to clean their hands
23 October 2012: UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012
3 October 2012: Obesity and under-nutrition prevalent in long-term refugees
14 September 2012: Pan-European study confirms link between work stress and heart disease
23 July 2012: HIV drug resistance rising in parts of Africa
14 June 2012: Most older pedestrians unable to cross the road in time