Populations & Lifelong Health News
An innovative new outdoor space located in the middle of UCL’s Bloomsbury campus formally opens today, marking a key milestone in the delivery of the university’s ambitious Transforming UCL project.
Published: Sep 20, 2017 2:27:38 PM
New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.
Published: Sep 20, 2017 10:02:52 AM
Twenty one leading neuroscience groups from around the world, including seven from UCL, have formed a ‘virtual brain lab’ to test how the brain controls learning and decision making.
Published: Sep 19, 2017 3:53:26 PM
A group-analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet’s atmosphere can be detected according to a UCL-led team of European researchers.
Published: Sep 19, 2017 9:01:16 AM
People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL have found.
Published: Sep 19, 2017 7:22:12 AM
British women living with a partner are more than twice as likely to lack interest in sex compared to men living with a partner, according to a new study published in the BMJ Open.
Published: Sep 14, 2017 4:47:28 PM
UCL has been ranked among the best 20 universities in the world for the employability of its graduates in the QS global rankings of 500 institutions published today.
Published: Sep 11, 2017 8:01:11 PM
Hopes for continued close research links between the UK and the EU after Brexit have risen after a top EU commissioner declared that securing a deal on it is “a no brainer”.
Published: Sep 11, 2017 10:59:05 AM
Staying in education is associated with a lower risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published by The BMJ today.
Published: Aug 31, 2017 1:06:31 PM
Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new UCL study.
Published: Aug 24, 2017 9:51:00 AM
People who are 'extraverted' and on low incomes buy more luxury goods than their introverted peers to compensate for the experience of low financial status, finds new UCL research.
Published: Aug 23, 2017 5:07:39 PM
Wasps, although an annoyance to many, are useful predators that control garden pests and pollinate flowers. Now their abundance and diversity in the UK are being investigated by a team from UCL and the University of Gloucestershire.
Published: Aug 21, 2017 2:29:23 PM
The UCL Constitution Unit today launches an Independent Commission on Referendums, bringing together a group of very senior figures to deliberate on the use and conduct of referendums in the UK. The Commission will meet over 8 months, take evidence, and produce a report and detailed recommendations in summer 2018.
Published: Aug 16, 2017 10:16:23 AM
A remarkably complete fossil skull discovered in Kenya reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like, according to a new study involving UCL research.
Published: Aug 9, 2017 7:27:57 PM
A new drug delivery system that autonomously navigates the body using its own glucose molecules has been developed and tested by a UCL-led team of scientists.
Published: Aug 7, 2017 10:25:28 AM