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Provost’s View: Women in Science

UCL was the first University in England to admit women on equal terms to men. Equality between the sexes is one of our core values, yet this past fortnight our commitment to women and to women in science has been challenged, our reputation put under pressure and we have been part of an intense and uncomfortable media storm. More...

Published: Jun 26, 2015 4:14:02 PM


Provost’s Long View: A truly remarkable year

As the longest day of the year – 21 June – fell last week, a collective sigh was almost audible across campus; one of relief from undergraduates now that term is behind them, and one of contemplation from postgraduates and staff bracing themselves for a summer of research and planning. More...

Published: Jun 25, 2015 12:20:02 PM

Sir John Tooke

Vice Provost's View: Professor Sir John Tooke's farewell reflections on UCL SLMS

As I approach my last few weeks as Vice-Provost (Health) at UCL, I hope you will indulge me in a few reflections and thoughts for the future of this great institution. Clearing out my stuff, I came across my letter of application for the role, in which I emphasised three issues for the UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences (UCL SLMS): commitment to the whole translational spectrum whilst sustaining excellent discovery science; greater visibility of our core strengths; and the projection of SLMS as an intellectual hub for biomedical science, with effective partnership working at its core. More...

Published: Jun 18, 2015 12:45:27 PM


Frequently asked questions about university finances

1) Why does UCL need to make a surplus?  More...

Published: Jun 11, 2015 10:37:51 AM

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