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16 April 2014: Crowd-sourcing Britain's Bronze Age: call for public to help catalogue and model prehistoric artefacts

A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection.
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8 April 2014: Mayor launches MedCity with £4.1m investment

The Mayor of London today launched MedCity, a partnership between UCLPartners, King’s Health Partners, Imperial College AHSC, Oxford, Cambridge and the Greater London Authority, to establish London and the Greater South East as a world-leading cluster for life sciences. More...

4 April 2014: Light-activated neurons from stem cells restore function to paralysed muscles

A new way to artificially control muscles using light, with the potential to restore function to muscles paralysed by conditions such as motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury, has been developed by scientists at UCL and King’s College London. More...

2 April 2014: Launch of new research unit in blood borne and sexually transmitted infections

A new collaboration of health protection researchers across UCL, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Public Health England has launched today.
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2 April 2014: UCL and Max Planck Society invest €5m to open world’s first computational psychiatry centre

The world’s first centre for computational psychiatry was launched on Tuesday 1st April, following a €5m investment from the Max Planck Society and UCL to be spent over the next 5 years. More...

1 April 2014: UCL study finds new evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality

Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42% compared to eating less than one portion, reports a new UCL study. More...

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