Archive of Research News

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18 April 2012: UCL joins NIHR School for Public Health Research

UCL is one of eight leading academic partners to form the newly established National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SfPHR) in England. More...

17 April 2012: Ultrasound therapy for prostate cancer developed

A new type of prostate cancer treatment, which uses sound waves to selectively target individual cancer sites, could provide an alternative to traditional treatment with significantly fewer side effects, according to promising results from a clinical trial. More...

12 April 2012: Pigeons’ homing skill not down to iron-rich beak cells

The theory that pigeons’ famous skill at navigation is down to iron-rich nerve cells in their beaks has been disproved by a new study published in Nature.
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5 April 2012: Study links Google search behaviour to GDP

Internet users from countries with a higher per capita gross domestic product (GDP) are more likely to search for information about the future than information about the past, a quantitative analysis of Google search queries has shown. More...

2 April 2012: Richard Moorhead becomes UCL’s first Chair in Law and Professional Ethics

Professor Richard Moorhead, a highly-respected voice in legal education and legal aid, has been appointed as the first Chair in Law and Professional Ethics at UCL. More...

2 April 2012: UCL awarded Academic Centre of Excellence status in Cyber Security Research

UCL is one of eight UK universities conducting world class research in the field of cyber security that have been awarded “Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research” status. More...

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