UK supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have today pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new world class dementia research centre at UCL. More...
1 October 2015: UCL rises 8 places in THE rankings
UCL has risen to number 14 from 22 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16. More...
30 September 2015: Islamist insurgency strongly influences where polio occurs
Islamist insurgency has had a strong effect on where polio cases occur since 2011, potentially as a reaction to the use of counterinsurgency strategies, according to new research led by UCL. More...
29 September 2015: London Project to Cure Blindness
A pioneering trial of a new treatment derived from stem cells for people with ‘wet’ age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has commenced at Moorfields Eye Hospital following a successful operation on a patient. More...
25 September 2015: Having the ‘right’ connections only gets you so far
Working with a highly reputable corporate leader helps managers get promoted to senior positions in the short term, but such a career boost is balanced in the longer-term as competitive job markets, including professional sports, punish those managers who initially benefited. More...
18 September 2015: How the Inuit adapted to Ice Age living and a high-fat diet
11 September 2015: Why other people's skin always feels softer
10 September 2015: NFL fans and ESPN reporters overly optimistic about team prospects
10 September 2015: Possible evidence for human transmission of Alzheimer’s pathology
4 September 2015: Children of more caring, less controlling parents live happier lives
2 September 2015: Antipsychotics inappropriately prescribed to people with intellectual disabilities
21 August 2015: Scientists warn only ‘simplified’, degraded tropical forest may remain by end of century
20 August 2015: Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke
14 August 2015: Heat release from stagnant deep sea helped end last Ice Age
5 August 2015: Artificial intelligence improves fine wine price prediction
20 July 2015: Cool summer of 2013 boosted Arctic sea ice
16 July 2015: UCL academics elected as British Academy Fellows
16 July 2015: Improving treatment for systemic amyloidosis
14 July 2015: Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia
9 July 2015: UCL top performing university in Horizon 2020