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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Big data symposium

UCL and Japan strengthen links in big data science

The UK and Japan are forging new links in the field of big data. As part of this developing strategic partnership, a delegation of leading Japanese data scientists visited the UK last week. In their schedule of meetings with UK universities, government institutions and companies, they spent a day at UCL’s Big Data Institute, to discuss possible areas of future collaboration. More...

Published: Nov 25, 2014 9:46:05 AM

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Research reveals how our bodies keep unwelcome visitors out of cell nuclei

The structure of pores found in cell nuclei has been uncovered by a UCL-led team of scientists, revealing how they selectively block certain molecules from entering, protecting genetic material and normal cell functions. The discovery could lead to the development of new drugs against viruses that target the cell nucleus and new ways of delivering gene therapies, say the scientists behind the study. More...

Published: Nov 24, 2014 4:39:35 PM