Archive of Research News

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23 December 2014: Using light to understand the brain

UCL researchers have developed an innovative way to understand how the brain works by using flashes of light, allowing them to both ‘read’ and ‘write’ brain signals. More...

19 December 2014: Origin of polar auroras revealed

Researchers from UCL, University of Southampton and University of Leicester together with ESA and NASA have uncovered the origin of a colourful display in the night sky called ‘theta aurora’, explaining for the first time how auroras at high-latitudes form. More...

18 December 2014: REF2014: demonstrating UCL’s research impact

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) assesses research in all higher education institutions in all disciplines. Submissions are made to 36 subject sub-panels co-ordinated under four main panels: A, B, C and D. More...

12 December 2014: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced

A striking image demonstrating the science behind a flock of starlings in flight has been announced as the winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run by the UCL Doctoral School. More...

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