Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Mathematics and Physical Sciences

From the large scale of the universe to the realm of the quark, the faculty's departments lead in the research and teaching of the mathematical and physical world.

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Samples of silicone with the various dyes infused

Scientists develop world’s first light-activated antimicrobial surface that also works in the dark

Researchers at UCL have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital acquired infections. The combination of two simple dyes with nanoscopic particles of gold is deadly to bacteria when activated by light - even under modest indoor lighting. And in a first for this type of substance, it also shows impressive antibacterial properties in total darkness. More...

Published: Mar 24, 2014 3:39:17 PM

SET for Britain group

UCL researchers set to take their research to parliament

Sixteen researchers from around UCL have been shortlisted to present their research to a panel of expert judges and over 100 MPs in this year’s SET for Britain competition. More...

Published: Mar 14, 2014 1:46:45 PM