Archive of Research News

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27 April 2012: Vice-Provost appointed to STFC Council

Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research) has been appointed by David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities & Science, as a member of Science & Technology Facilities (STFC) Council. More...

27 April 2012: The Princess Royal visits UCL Institute of Archaeology

The 75th Anniversary of the UCL Institute of Archaeology has been marked by a visit this week from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London. More...

27 April 2012: Not enough is known about prescription drug use in pregnancy

Prescription drug use during pregnancy is prevalent, however, not enough is known about the adverse effects they may have on the developing foetus, according to a new review by academics at the UCL Institute of Child Health. The research is published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) today. More...

26 April 2012: 50th Anniversary of the UK's first step into space

The first satellite to carry experiments devised and operated by UK universities including UCL was launched 50 years ago today. More...

25 April 2012: Ageing population could boost economy

Older people are a benefit, rather than a burden, to the economy and society according to a new report from the UCL School of Pharmacy. More...

24 April 2012: New insight into pain mechanisms

Researchers in the UCL Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research have made a discovery which could help the development of analgesic drugs able to treat nerve damage-related pain.
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23 April 2012: Buried Victorian anatomical teaching collection put on display

Buried on Campus, a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology, displays a selection of bones believed to be part of a Victorian teaching collection that were discovered by construction workers underneath UCL’s Main Quad in 2010.
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19 April 2012: UCL News podcast – 18 April 2012

UCL News has launched a new podcast to give you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

18 April 2012: Photoreceptor transplant restores vision in mice

Scientists from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology have shown for the first time that transplanting light-sensitive photoreceptors into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their vision. More...

18 April 2012: Bartlett student blog: what heritage means to us

To celebrate World Heritage Day, held on 18 April 2012, postgraduate students from the Bartlett have contributed their thoughts and images on what heritage means to them to a blog. More...

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