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Living systems in all their marvellous complexity from man to microbe form the subject matter of the degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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UCL receives largest share of NHS research funding

UCL’s three biomedical research centres (BRCs) have won more than £167 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to further world-leading biomedical research conducted with partner hospitals. UCL has received more funding than any other UK university, followed by King's College London and Oxford University, which received £133m and £127m respectively.
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Published: Sep 14, 2016 2:58:18 PM

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Key mechanism behind brain connectivity and memory revealed

Memory loss in mice has been successfully reversed following the discovery of new information about a key mechanism underlying the loss of nerve connectivity in the brain, say UCL researchers. More...

Published: Sep 1, 2016 5:01:35 PM