Reduced street lighting in England and Wales is not
associated with road traffic collisions or crime, according to research by UCL and the London School
of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
20 July 2015: Cool summer of 2013 boosted Arctic sea ice
The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third after the summer of 2013 as the unusually cool air temperatures prevented the ice from melting, according to UCL and University of Leeds scientists. This suggests that the ice pack in the Northern hemisphere is more sensitive to changes in summer melting than it is to winter cooling, a finding which will help researchers to predict future changes in its volume. More...
16 July 2015: UCL academics elected as British Academy Fellows
Four academics from UCL have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding research in the humanities and social sciences. More...
A major study to assess whether mindfulness
training for teenagers can improve their mental health launches today, involving researchers from UCL alongside staff and students at the UCL Academy.
16 July 2015: Improving treatment for systemic amyloidosis
A potential new approach to treat systemic amyloidosis, invented at UCL and being developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), marks the start of a successful and innovative academic-industry collaboration. More...
14 July 2015: Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia
9 July 2015: UCL top performing university in Horizon 2020
3 July 2015: Old world monkey had tiny, complex brain
2 July 2015: Mapping the people of Scotland
29 June 2015: Missing people project wins ESRC impact award
26 June 2015: Rats 'dream' paths to a brighter future
25 June 2015: Cancer drug makes fruit flies live longer
24 June 2015: Single gene controls fish brain size and intelligence
16 June 2015: ‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
4 June 2015: SMILE space mission passes first hurdle
3 June 2015: New treatment for polycystic kidney disease