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Spatially oriented neurons (mouse brain)

Virtual brain lab brings together world-leading neuroscientists

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.  More...

Published: Sep 19, 2017 3:53:26 PM


UCL’s radical approach to economics teaching sparks a global trend

A new approach to teaching economics in universities and pioneered at UCL is spreading throughout the world and has earned plaudits from commentators, academics and students. Anyone anywhere in the world has access for free to the ebook The Economy produced by a global collaboration of economists. This month, to complement the free ebook, Oxford University Press will publish a physical book. More...

Published: Sep 19, 2017 10:59:16 AM

exoplanet no edge

Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

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. More...

Published: Sep 19, 2017 9:01:16 AM


People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite huge needs

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. More...

Published: Sep 19, 2017 7:22:12 AM


Happiness is not determined by childhood biomarkers

Happiness is not determined by childhood biological markers such as height or body fat, according to a team of European researchers involving UCL.  More...

Published: Sep 15, 2017 6:38:44 PM

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