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29 June 2016: Our ancestors evolved faster after dinosaur extinction

Our ancestors evolved three times faster in the 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs than in the previous 80 million years, according to UCL researchers. More...

27 June 2016: SLMS Education Showcase

The SLMS Education Showcase was organized by the SLMS Education Network and hosted by UCL School of Pharmacy on Friday June 17th.  More...

27 June 2016: New appointees - NIHR Research Professorships 2016

Of four prestigious NIHR research professorships in 2016, two have gone to UCL researchers who are also UCLH consultants; Professor Rachel Batterham (obesity) and Dr Alexander Leff (neurology). More...

21 June 2016: Simple reward-based learning suits adolescents best

Adolescents focus on rewards and are less able to learn to avoid punishment or consider the consequences of alternative actions, finds a new UCL-led study. More...

17 June 2016: Launch of new clinical research facilities to advance cancer diagnostics and therapies at UCL/UCLH

The final stages of an £8.9 million award to advance cancer medical research facilities at UCL/UCLH, were celebrated with a launch event marking the implementation of new cancer genomics and imaging technologies that will support two world-class cancer research programmes.  More...

14 June 2016: Heart drug could reduce diabetes related blindness

Researchers at UCL and Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that a drug originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness. More...

14 June 2016: New equation reveals how other people’s fortunes affect our happiness

A new equation, showing how our happiness depends not only on what happens to us but also how this compares to other people, has been developed by UCL researchers funded by Wellcome. More...

14 June 2016: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour opens

The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre was officially opened on 23 May by Nobel Laureate Professor Eric Kandel. More...

13 June 2016: Predicting disease outbreaks using environmental changes

A model that predicts outbreaks of zoonotic diseases – those originating in livestock or wildlife such as Ebola and Zika – based on changes in climate, population growth and land use has been developed by a UCL-led team of researchers. More...

10 June 2016: Cancer drugs could target autoimmune diseases

Drugs currently being trialled in cancer patients have been used to successfully target an autoimmune condition in mice at UCL and King’s College London. More...

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