Archive of Research News

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27 March 2013: Organisation trumps size in primate brain evolution

The evolution of anthropoid primates, including monkeys, apes and humans, over the past 40 million years was largely driven by brain reorganization, and not brain size, according to new research from UCL.  More...

26 March 2013: Call for proposals: UCL–French Embassy science and technology workshops

UCL researchers are invited to submit funding proposals to run collaborative science and/or technology workshops as part of the UCL–French Embassy partnership. More...

20 March 2013: UCL and Oxford unite to tackle challenge of sustainable medical innovation

UCL and the University of Oxford have come together to form CASMI - the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation. More...

20 March 2013: Studying brain-cooling for birth asphyxia

In high income countries brain cooling is standard treatment for neonatal encephalopathy - unexpected, devastating brain injury due to low oxygen and blood in the baby’s brain at birth. This therapy reduces mortality and disability. More...

13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide

UCL guidelines on open access and a publishing guide are available to UCL researchers. More...

12 March 2013: EPSRC announces new UCL Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering

Innovative engineering projects announced today, including a new Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering at UCL, will bring leading engineers and scientists together to address some of the major engineering challenges facing the world. More...

12 March 2013: Exhibition explores different perspectives of Iraq war on 10th anniversary

An art exhibition opening this week at UCL brings together six works by artists from Iraq and Britain to explore different experiences of the Iraq war on the 10th anniversary of the invasion. More...

11 March 2013: The Great Brain Experiment: crowdsourcing data on how we think and act

A new mobile app developed by UCL scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging will enable the team to carry out on an unprecedented scale experiments that previously could only be conducted on small groups of volunteers in the lab. More...

4 March 2013: UCL contributes to new guidance on developing digital collections

UCL has played a leading role in new guidance developed by JISC for planning and developing digital resources. The report considers how digital assets are planned, developed and managed across academic, cultural and information sector organisations, and outlined the challenges facing research and teaching professionals in ensuring the long-term legacy of digital outputs. More...

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