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Green League rankings 2012

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People and planet

The Guardian has recently released the Green League rankings for 2012; UCL has improved its Green League points this year, but fallen slightly in the rankings table.

Important reforms to immigration rules

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The Government has recently announced further reforms to immigration rules with effect from 14 June 2012. These include some relaxations in the operation of the Resident Labour Market Test (RMLT) as well as changes in the arrangements for Further and Indefinite Leave to Remain.

New Moodle is just two weeks away

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The upgrade to Moodle2 will start on Friday 15 June at 5pm.

From 16 June until 24 June the current Moodle will be read-only, and accessed through the Moodle archive. 

Advice to UCL members of staff travelling abroad for UCL business: travel disruption during the Olympics

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UCL Occupational Health Service would like to inform all members of staff who travel on behalf of UCL for global assignments to bring forward any Immunisation consultations to take place before the start of the London Olympics.

Information Services Division – changes to organisation structures go live

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The Information Services Division (ISD) is now in the final stages of a significant organisational restructure which forms part of the Smart IT programme. There are three broad objectives for the programme:

Amendments to UCL recruitment and selection policy

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Earlier this year, staff were invited to provide feedback in relation to proposed amendments to the UCL recruitment and selection policy. Those amendments were intended to provide flexibility in advertising posts in exceptional and defined circumstances.

Spotlight on Mark Carnall

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Mark Carnall

This week the spotlight is on Mark Carnall, Curator, UCL Museums and Public Engagement.

What is your role and what does it involve?

Participants needed for weight management research study

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Participants are needed for a study being carried out by researchers at the UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre.

Participants required for nutrition-related menu labelling research study

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As part of my MSc in Health Psychology, I am conducting a research project looking at attitudes toward menu labelling.

Occupational Health Service: World Asthma Day

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World Asthma Day took place on 1 May. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease and there are an estimated 5.1million sufferers in the UK. Although there is no cure, there are effective medicines that allow most people to control their condition so that it does not interfere with daily life.

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