A mechanism that cells use to group together and move around the body – called 'chase and run' - has been described for the first time by scientists at UCL. More...
14 June 2013: UCL ISR Director joins UN International Resources Panel
Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, has been appointed as a member on the International Resource Panel, part of the United Nations Environment Programme, for three years starting from May 2013. More...
Scientists at UCL have developed new technology which reveals that blood pressure measured close to the heart is much higher during sleep than previously thought. Night time blood pressure is a strong predictor of both heart disease and stroke, with previous studies establishing that blood pressure measured over the arm falls at night during sleep. However these new data indicate that the night-time decline in blood pressure may be less extensive than previously thought. More...
UCL Public Policy and UCL Grand Challenges are cited as best-practice examples of engagement between academics and policymakers in a publication by the Government Office for Science. More...
29 May 2013: Avatar therapy helps silence voices in schizophrenia
An avatar system that enables people with schizophrenia to control the voice of their hallucinations is being developed by researchers at UCL with support from the Wellcome Trust. More...
16 May 2013: Post-mortem MRI: a viable alternative to an autopsy
9 May 2013: TRACK-HD study identifies early predictors of disease progression in Huntington's disease
9 May 2013: Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES-5)
9 May 2013: UCL awarded record number of ESRC studentships
1 May 2013: Behaviour of seabirds during migration revealed
30 April 2013: Herschel Space Observatory loses its cool
26 April 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 22 new projects
24 April 2013: ‘Clean’ your memory to pick a winner
22 April 2013: TEDxCERN simulcast at UCL
19 April 2013: Learning disabilities affect up to 10 per cent of children