Archive of Research News

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10 July 2012: Director-Designate of the UCL European Institute sought

The Office of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research) invites applications from UCL academic staff for the post of Director of the UCL European Institute, to succeed Professor Richard Bellamy. The appointee will shadow Professor Bellamy in 2012/13 and take over in August 2013 for a three-year period. More...

9 July 2012: The transition to a low carbon economy must be led by academic research

Leading UK and international academics believe a progressive research programme is vital to ensure that policies, such as the UK’s newly launched Green Deal, are backed by evidence and data, and that systems are in place to monitor, evaluate and adapt such policies. More...

9 July 2012: First evaluation of electronic prescription service

The first evaluation of a new system that can provide electronic transmission of prescriptions from GP practices to community pharmacies is published today in an interim report commissioned on behalf of NHS Connecting for Health Evaluation programme. More...

4 July 2012: UCL physicists celebrate discovery of Higgs-like particle

Scientists at CERN - including members from UCL’s High Energy Physics Group working at the ATLAS experiment - have discovered a new subatomic particle that could be the elusive Higgs boson, which is believed to be crucial in the formation of the universe. More...

3 July 2012: Amniotic fluid yields alternatives to embryonic stem cells

Stem cells found in amniotic fluid can be transformed into a more versatile state similar to embryonic stem cells, according to a study published today in the journal Molecular Therapy. More...

3 July 2012: Skin patch improves attention span in stroke patients

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have found that giving the drug rotigotine as a skin patch can improve inattention in some stroke patients. More...

3 July 2012: New app keeps Londoners in the loop about the tube

A new app for android phones allows Londoners to share their experiences about the London Underground as they travel, and could transform how we use public transport. More...

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