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22 September 2017: UCL graduates are among highest paid in Sunday Times university guide

UCL has again made the top ten in the latest rankings of UK universities by The Times and The Sunday Times which also includes new figures showing that UCL’s graduates are among the highest paid six months after leaving. More...

21 September 2017: UK pledges £65million to the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

The UK is investing £65million in a US-based global science project involving UCL scientists that could change our understanding of the universe. More...

21 September 2017: Hearing loss & dementia research benefits from funding boost

Alzheimer’s Research UK will invest over £2 million in four innovative new projects exploring ways to reduce the risk of dementia, one of which is led by UCL researchers. More...

19 September 2017: Virtual brain lab brings together world-leading neuroscientists

Twenty one leading neuroscience groups from around the world, including seven from UCL, have formed a ‘virtual brain lab’ to test how the brain controls learning and decision making.  More...

19 September 2017: UCL’s radical approach to economics teaching sparks a global trend

A new approach to teaching economics in universities and pioneered at UCL is spreading throughout the world and has earned plaudits from commentators, academics and students. Anyone anywhere in the world has access for free to the ebook The Economy produced by a global collaboration of economists. This month, to complement the free ebook, Oxford University Press will publish a physical book. More...

19 September 2017: Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

A group-analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet’s atmosphere can be detected according to a UCL-led team of European researchers. More...

19 September 2017: People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite huge needs

People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL have found. More...

15 September 2017: Happiness is not determined by childhood biomarkers

Happiness is not determined by childhood biological markers such as height or body fat, according to a team of European researchers involving UCL.  More...

15 September 2017: UCL ranked in world's top five universities for arts and humanities

UCL has been ranked fifth in the world for arts and humanities in the latest league table published by The Times Higher Education. More...

12 September 2017: Explaining bursts of activity in brains of preterm babies

The source of spontaneous, high-amplitude bursts of activity seen in the brains of preterm babies, which are vital for healthy development, has been identified by a team led by researchers at UCL and King’s College London. More...

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