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This year's Yale-UCL poetry competition is now open for entries from medical students looking to render their Aesculapian experiences in verse… and win £1000. The upcoming deadline is Saturday, 10 May 2014 and the winner(s) will be announced at the end of July. More...
Professor Jane Dacre was elected president of the Royal College of Physicians last night, by single transferable vote from a field of ten candidates, in a ballot organised by Electoral Reform Services. The result was announced at the end of College Day, the day of the RCP’s Annual General Meeting. Professor Dacre won by 281 votes from the next nearest candidate and becomes the third female president in the RCP’s history. In total there were 4,933 valid votes, and following nine voting transfers Professor Dacre was elected with 1,848 votes. More...
8 April 2014: Mayor launches MedCity with £4.1m investment
The Mayor of London today launched MedCity, a partnership between UCLPartners, King’s Health Partners, Imperial College AHSC, Oxford, Cambridge and the Greater London Authority, to establish London and the Greater South East as a world-leading cluster for life sciences. More...
A new way to artificially control muscles using light, with the potential to restore function to muscles paralysed by conditions such as motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury, has been developed by scientists at UCL and King’s College London. More...
A new collaboration of
health protection researchers across UCL, London School of Hygiene and Tropical
Medicine, and Public Health England has launched today.
2 April 2014: UCL and Max Planck Society invest €5m to open world’s first computational psychiatry centre
1 April 2014: UCL study finds new evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality
27 March 2014: Cell-saving drugs could reduce brain damage after stroke
25 March 2014: Shorter sleepers are over-eaters
19 March 2014: Statins could help control multiple sclerosis
17 March 2014: Information overload acts ‘to dim the lights’ on what we see
14 March 2014: UCL researchers set to take their research to parliament
10 March 2014: MAMS-TB trial stops recruiting patients to two arms
7 March 2014: Deputy Director for the Life Study
26 February 2014: Climate change causes high, but predictable, extinction risks
23 February 2014: Climate change won't reduce winter deaths