Archive of Research News

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17 December 2013: ESA’s Billion Star Surveyor: UCL’s contribution

On Thursday 19 December at 09:12 GMT, a satellite designed to unlock the secrets of the birth and evolution of the Milky Way Galaxy will be launched by the European Space Agency. More...

17 December 2013: Novel Genetic mutations discovered that cause neuro-muscular disease in children

Mutations in a gene causing mixed neurological and muscular disease in children have been found for the first time. More...

13 December 2013: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced

A striking image showing the spiral structure of heart muscle fibres in minute detail is the overall winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run by the UCL Graduate School. More...

13 December 2013: International study finds language can affect children’s mathematical development

A unique international study has found that the grammatical structures of language can influence children's early understanding of numbers. More...

13 December 2013: Astronomers discover first noble gas molecules in space

Noble gas molecules have been detected in space for the first time in the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, by astronomers at UCL. More...

11 December 2013: Highly commended UCL Open Access Guide now available

UCL’s new Open Access (OA) Guide is now available on the UCL Library Services website.
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11 December 2013: New project explores using algae to produce speciality oils

A new UCL project is developing the idea that microalgae could provide more sustainable production of a wide range of useful oils – from omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to lubricants to next-generation biofuels. More...

11 December 2013: Leading the world on dementia

The Prime Minister today called for a global effort to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our time: dementia. UCL scientists, working with clinicians at the university's partner hospitals, are at the heart of the battle to treat the condition. More...

11 December 2013: UCL takes the lead with £8.5m funding for dementia research

UCL has been awarded more than £8.5 million by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle the challenges associated with dementia. More...

9 December 2013: Two awards for academic health science centre paper

Professor Naomi Fulop (UCL Department of Applied Health Research), along with colleagues at the University of Oxford and King's College London, has won 'Best Public Sector Paper' and 'Best Health Management Paper' at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference in Hobart, Tasmania.
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