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Spotlight on Professor Steve Miller

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Prof Steve Miller

This week the spotlight is on Steve Miller, Professor of Science Communication and Planetary Science, Departments of Science and Technology Studies / Physics and Astronomy.

Participants wanted for health and stress study

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Quad

The Whitehall II study (also known as the "Stress and Health" study) began in 1985 and has been following a large group of civil servants at work and into retirement. The study aims to better understand how social and personal factors in people’s lives affect their health, and specifically the health of their heart, cardiovascular system and mental wellbeing. The study has already made important contributions to understanding the effects of working conditions on health.

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).

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