Archive of Research News

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18 August 2014: Dark Energy Survey kicks off second season cataloguing deep space

UCL scientists are set to continue investigations into why expansion of the universe is speeding up, having already secured high quality early data. More...

15 August 2014: UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair

In July, UCL Engineering and UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) teamed up with the James Dyson Foundation to create an innovative week-long summer school. More...

14 August 2014: School pupils experience space science at UCL

A group of secondary school students have designed their own space missions during a new week-long work experience programme at the UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL). More...

13 August 2014: Our ancestor’s ‘leaky’ membrane answers big questions in biology

All life on Earth came from one common ancestor – a single-celled organism – but what it looked like, how it lived and how it evolved into today’s modern cells is a four billion year old mystery being solved by researchers at UCL using mathematical modelling. More...

12 August 2014: £40,000 available from IOE/UCL New Grant Development Fund

Proposals are invited for the IOE/UCL New Grant Development Fund. More...

12 August 2014: National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction

Student satisfaction at UCL has risen by 2%, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results. More...

11 August 2014: Toxic proteins implicated in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease

Scientists at UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have discovered how a specific genetic mutation may damage nerve cells in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease. More...

11 August 2014: Pairing old technologies with new for next generation electronic devices

UCL scientists have discovered a new method to efficiently generate and control currents based on the magnetic nature of electrons in semi-conducting materials, offering a radical way to develop a new generation of electronic devices. More...

8 August 2014: What's the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don't agree

Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is ‘unacceptably inconsistent’, finds new UCL research. More...

7 August 2014: Losing weight won’t make you happy

Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new UCL research funded by Cancer Research UK. More...

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