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27 March 2013: UCL PhD researcher strikes gold in Parliament

Joanna Brunker, a PhD student in the UCL Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, struck Gold at a competition in the House of Commons, for the excellence of her Biology research, walking away with a £3,000 prize yesterday. More...

27 March 2013: UCL Friends of MSF charity run

On Saturday 16th March 2013, over 300 individuals took to the paths of Regent's Park running either 5km or 10km in aid of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders). More...

27 March 2013: Study finds strong genetic component to childhood obesity

Childhood body weight is strongly influenced by genes, according to new research published today in the International Journal of Obesity. More...

26 March 2013: Call for proposals: UCL–French Embassy science and technology workshops

UCL researchers are invited to submit funding proposals to run collaborative science and/or technology workshops as part of the UCL–French Embassy partnership. More...

20 March 2013: UCL and Oxford unite to tackle challenge of sustainable medical innovation

UCL and the University of Oxford have come together to form CASMI - the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation. More...

20 March 2013: Studying brain-cooling for birth asphyxia

In high income countries brain cooling is standard treatment for neonatal encephalopathy - unexpected, devastating brain injury due to low oxygen and blood in the baby’s brain at birth. This therapy reduces mortality and disability. More...

15 March 2013: Taking medicine to extreme heights

A dedicated team of intensive care doctors, nurses and scientists are taking more than 200 people to the Himalayas to study how our bodies respond to low levels of oxygen. More...

14 March 2013: Mutations in VCP gene implicated in a number of neurodegenerative diseases

New research, published in Neuron, gives insight into how single mutations in the VCP gene cause a range of neurological conditions including a form of dementia called Inclusion Body Myopathy, Paget’s Disease of the Bone and Frontotemporal Dementia (IBMPFD), and the motor neuron disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). More...

13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide

UCL guidelines on open access and a publishing guide are available to UCL researchers. More...

11 March 2013: The Great Brain Experiment: crowdsourcing data on how we think and act

A new mobile app developed by UCL scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging will enable the team to carry out on an unprecedented scale experiments that previously could only be conducted on small groups of volunteers in the lab. More...

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