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myUCL: new weekly all-student e-newsletter to be launched in early October

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screenshot of myUCL

myUCL is the new weekly all-student e-newsletter developed to help improve the way UCL communicates with all undergraduates and postgraduates. As part of UCL’s commitment to improving the student experience through UCL 2034, the newsletter will promote UCL-wide announcements, news, events, opportunities and need-to-know information. 

Behaviour change expertise at UCL

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Quad

Since its launch in February 2014, the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) has attracted more than 130 enquiries for collaboration, teaching, training, consultancy, and events.

UCL Electrical Engineering organises free authorship workshop

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Prof Saifur Rahman
  • Tuesday, 21st October 2014.
  • 12:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Woburn Suite, Senate House, Malet Street, London

UCL Public Policy: secondment opportunities available

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portico

UCL has established a scheme of part-time secondments for UCL researchers to spend time in Government departments or other policy organisations for a period of 3–6 months.

Remind students to register to vote

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New students in the quad

It is important that we encourage our students to vote, as this gives them the opportunity to have a say on important issues that affect them – everything from roads and recycling in their area, to education and climate change.

Spotlight on Professor Yiannis Ventikos

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Yiannis Ventikos

This week the spotlight is on Professor Yiannis Ventikos, Kennedy Professor and Head of Department, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Extended opening hours for UCL IT support

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ISD logo

From 10 September, the ISD Service Desk’s phone support will be available day and night all year round (including weekends, College Closures and Bank Holidays) and will be able to deal with a range of general IT queries. However, some services won’t be available just yet including issuing password reset tokens. The new out of hours service is called NorMAN (following a partnership with the University of Northumbria who provide shared University Helpline services) and if unable to resolve your query, NorMAN will pass it back to the ISD Service Desk for investigation during full service desk hours (Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM).

Spotlight on Dr Lucie Green

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Lucie Green

This week the spotlight is on Dr Lucie Green, Royal Society University Research Fellow, UCL Space and Climate Physics (the UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory).

Latest edition of Brain Food now available

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Autumn 2014 Brain Food

The latest edition of Brain Food, UCL's public events leaflet, has now been distributed to all UCL departments. 

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost Health to retire in July 2015

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Sir John Tooke

Having come to UCL from a small but “perfectly formed” institution (the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry), I couldn’t help be overwhelmed by the scale and complexity of the School of Life and Medical Sciences.  Indeed the commonest outside comment to me when I took up post was that our strengths were not always apparent and we sometimes struggled to be more than the sum of our parts.  I very much hope such is now not the case. 

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