Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) has recently (11 October) been made President-Elect of the World Medical Association.
People with type 2 diabetes are physically
less able to recover from stress, finds a study by scientists at UCL and the University of Zurich, funded by the British Heart Foundation.
21 October 2014: UCL Council confirms UCL/IOE merger decision
UCL Council has today (20 October) confirmed its decision that UCL should merge with the Institute of Education (IOE).
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland. More...
17 October 2014: Archaeology powered by communities: new crowd-funding platform
UCL Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum are
asking for public help in conducting, designing and funding research about
archaeology, history and heritage.
17 October 2014: Myelin vital for learning new practical skills
17 October 2014: Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses
16 October 2014: ZAP! Spacecraft discovers Saturn’s moon Hyperion is charged
16 October 2014: Leisure time physical activity linked to lower depression risk
16 October 2014: UCL Cancer Institute in Channel 4 'Curing Cancer' documentary
14 October 2014: Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke prevention
14 October 2014: Oral health problems in elite athletes ‘must be addressed’
6 October 2014: New web privacy system could revolutionise the safety of surfing
3 October 2014: UCL gets £15M to train the next generation of bioscientists
25 September 2014: Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking
24 September 2014: Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action
19 September 2014: Large AHRC grant awarded to UCL-led heritage project
17 September 2014: Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids
16 September 2014: UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings
16 September 2014: Dental and nutrition experts call for radical rethink on free sugars intake
15 September 2014: 3D model shows survival strategies of bacteria
11 September 2014: ‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t encourage weight loss
10 September 2014: Sloths: life in the evolutionary fast lane
9 September 2014: High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex