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The Africa Centre for Population Health in Somkhele

New £63m Africa Health Research Institute announced

A new interdisciplinary research institute in South Africa to fight tuberculosis (TB), HIV and related diseases has today been announced, following a merger between two leading research institutions, with UCL as a key academic partner. More...

Royal Society Prize Winners

UCL researchers honoured by The Royal Society

The outstanding achievements of three UCL researchers have been recognised by The Royal Society, the UK’s national Academy of science, in this year’s Awards and Prizes announcement. More...


British Academy elects new Fellows

Congratulations to the three members of the SLMS community recognised by the British Academy: (l-r) Professor Sophie Scott, Professor Nilli Lavie and Professor Robyn Carston More...

biodiversity hotspots

Biodiversity falls below ‘safe levels’ globally

Levels of global biodiversity loss may negatively impact on ecosystem function and the sustainability of human societies, according to UCL-led research. More...

fertile crescent

A federal origin of Stone Age farming

The transition from hunter-gatherer to sedentary farming 10,000 years ago occurred in multiple neighbouring but genetically distinct populations according to research by an international team including UCL. More...


27 July, 2016Advances in Imaging the Brain after Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumours
28 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
23 August, 2016ALS seminar: Nuclear transport disruption in C9orf72 ALS/FTD
8 September, 2016Supporting physical activity for people living with long term conditions
12 September, 2016Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health
12 September, 2016UCL - Alan Turing Institute Townhall meeting
13 September, 2016Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19 September, 2016Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders
6 October, 2016UCL Synaptopathy Symposium
11 October, 2016ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart
13 October, 2016Neural interfaces for the brain and spinal cord
17 October, 2016Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction
20 October, 2016Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)
20 October, 2016Queen Square Uroneurology Course
7 November, 2016Save the date - UCL Personalised Medicine Early Careers Network launch event
10 November, 2016New perspectives on post-stroke fatigue
15 November, 2016ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system
21 November, 2016New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders
22 November, 2016Sports cognition: Exploring the cognition of elite sporting performance and the cognitive consequences of sports-related brain injury
22 February, 20173rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

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