15 September 2016: UCL launches £600m philanthropy campaign
UCL is aiming to raise £600m for cutting-edge research, transformative capital projects and expanded student support in a new fundraising and engagement campaign, It’s All Academic – The Campaign for UCL, launched today in London. More...
14 September 2016: UCL receives largest share of NHS research funding
UCL’s three biomedical research centres (BRCs) have won more
than £167 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research
(NIHR) to further world-leading biomedical research conducted with partner hospitals. UCL has received more
funding than any other UK university, followed by King's College London and Oxford University, which received £133m and £127m respectively.
14 September 2016: E-cigarettes may have helped 18,000 people quit smoking in 2015
E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research by UCL which was published in the British Medical Journal. More...
14 September 2016: Vice-Provost (Research) to chair new Forum for Responsible Metrics
A new Forum for Responsible Metrics, to be chaired by Professor
David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), will bring together research funders,
sector bodies and infrastructure experts to promote the responsible use of
12 September 2016: Study reveals how ionising radiation damages DNA and causes cancer
For the first time, a team including UCL researchers has identified in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionising radiation. These fingerprint patterns may now enable doctors to identify which tumours have been caused by radiation, and investigate if they should be treated differently. More...
9 September 2016: Paving the way for new treatments to combat bacterial infections
2 September 2016: Cannabis reduces short-term motivation to work for money
1 September 2016: Key mechanism behind brain connectivity and memory revealed
1 September 2016: Science begins in the new Francis Crick Institute building
30 August 2016: Refining the genetic causes of schizophrenia
24 August 2016: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation collaborates with Cell Medica to develop products to fight cancer
18 August 2016: Eye test may detect Parkinson’s before symptoms appear
17 August 2016: UCL climbs Shanghai world rankings to 17th place
11 August 2016: Researchers discover what makes mice freeze or flee
11 August 2016: New imaging platform tracks cancer progression
9 August 2016: HIV doesn’t drive the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis
19 July 2016: New £63m Africa Health Research Institute announced
19 July 2016: UCL researchers honoured by The Royal Society
15 July 2016: British Academy elects new Fellows
14 July 2016: Biodiversity falls below ‘safe levels’ globally
14 July 2016: A federal origin of Stone Age farming
13 July 2016: Professor Marcel Levi to join UCLH as Chief Executive
6 July 2016: Faculty of Brain Sciences: Comms is Key