Archive of Research News

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14 March 2012: GlobIce: mapping the movement of sea ice

A UCL-led project to map changes in sea ice in the Arctic has released its data after the conclusion of the 5 year project.  More...

14 March 2012: UCL News podcast – 14 March 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...

12 March 2012: Women in Science: Nurturing Nobels

UCL scientists were involved in an event that celebrated leading women in science from across the world, held on International Women´s Day (8 March) at the Science Museum's Dana Centre. More...

9 March 2012: Bias in decision-making leads to poor choices and possibly depression

When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research. More...

8 March 2012: UCL Institute of Neurology scientist takes his research to Parliament

Dr Robert Wykes (UCL Institute of Neurology) has been shortlisted to attend Parliament on Monday 12 March to present his research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges as part of SET for Britain – a research poster competition for early-career researchers.
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7 March 2012: Cancer genes differ in different parts of a tumour

Taking a sample from just one part of a tumour may not give a full picture of its ‘genetic landscape’, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. More...

7 March 2012: Should motorway speed limits be raised to 80mph?

In 1965, the UK government set the speed limit for UK motorways at 70mph. The UK government has indicated its intention to consult on the proposal to increase the motorway speed limit in England and Wales from 70 to 80mph.
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7 March 2012: UCL Engineering awarded £18 million for future information and communication technologies

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) today announced the award of £18million to three projects led by University College London (UCL) Engineering.
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6 March 2012: Specific antibodies halt Alzheimer’s disease in mice

Antibodies that block the process of synapse disintegration in Alzheimer’s disease have been identified, raising hopes for a treatment to combat early cognitive decline in the disease. 
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2 March 2012: UCL News podcast - 1 March 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...

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