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11 December 2013: New project explores using algae to produce speciality oils
A new UCL project is developing the idea that microalgae could provide more sustainable production of a wide range of useful oils – from omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to lubricants to next-generation biofuels. More...
11 December 2013: UCL takes the lead with £8.5m funding for dementia research
UCL has been awarded more than £8.5 million by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle the challenges associated with dementia. More...
9 December 2013: Two awards for academic health science centre paper
Professor Naomi Fulop (UCL Department of Applied Health Research), along with colleagues at the University of Oxford and King's College London, has won 'Best Public Sector Paper' and 'Best
Health Management Paper' at the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference in Hobart, Tasmania.
4 December 2013: Tuberculosis research project wins Times Higher Education award
A UCL research and training project centered on a diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) won the Times Higher Education (THE) International Collaboration of the Year award at a ceremony in London last week. More...
29 November 2013: UCLPartners designated as an Academic Health Science Centre
Department of Health has today designated UCLPartners to continue as an
Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) for the next five years, from April 2014. UCLPartners has held the coveted AHSC title since 2009, creating an
environment for clinicians and academics working in some of the UK’s leading
hospitals and universities to collaborate to deliver world class clinical and
27 November 2013: A gene mutation for excessive alcohol drinking found
27 November 2013: High salt levels in common medicines put patients at risk
26 November 2013: Summary of results from the 3rd National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
22 November 2013: Different gene expression in male and female brains helps explain differences in brain disorders
21 November 2013: Electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals patchy at best
19 November 2013: Tackling early socioeconomic inequalities as important as encouraging smoking cessation
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
18 November 2013: EPICure@19 checks health of premature babies born 19 years ago
14 November 2013: Resting pulse rates of UK children on the rise
12 November 2013: New UCL Centre for study of Decision-Making Uncertainty announced
8 November 2013: Tribute to Professor Hugh Gurling
7 November 2013: 100,000 UK volunteers invited to donate genome to science
5 November 2013: New drug extends life in women with advanced ovarian cancer
30 October 2013: RNA build-up linked to dementia and motor neuron disease
30 October 2013: Reindeers' eyes change colour with Arctic seasons
29 October 2013: Striking research images sought for UCL competition
28 October 2013: UCLPartners Academic Health Science Centre video
28 October 2013: Smart neurons: single dendrites can perform computations