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UCL project restoring Brazil’s Atlantic Forest wins Newton Prize

An innovative UK-Brazil research project co-led by a UCL academic has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Newton Prize for helping an entire indigenous community restore large swathes of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.  More...

Published: Nov 15, 2018 11:08:37 AM

Aurora

Auroras unlock the physics of energetic processes in space

A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in space, according to new UCL-led research. More...

Published: Nov 15, 2018 10:06:49 AM

Tracks of infected cells

Poxvirus hijacks cell movement to spread infection

Vaccinia virus, a poxvirus closely related to smallpox and monkeypox, tricks cells it has infected into activating their own cell movement mechanism to rapidly spread the virus in cells and mice, according to a new UCL-led study. More...

Published: Nov 12, 2018 5:02:04 PM

DNA

£438 million investment for UCL gene therapy spinouts

UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering. More...

Published: Nov 8, 2018 12:53:51 PM

history

New report on gender equality in UK History

Steps must be taken to promote gender equality to ensure more women view history as an academic option and profession, according to a new report published by the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and co-authored by academics at UCL.  More...

Published: Nov 6, 2018 4:43:30 PM


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