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UCL to host one of eight new PhD training centres to boost UK’s data science expertise

Data intensive science in the UK has received a major boost thanks to an investment of almost £10million to train the next generation of experts in this important research area. More...

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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...


New X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer enters trial phase in UCL Chemistry

UCL’s Chemistry department has used a multi-user EPSRC grant to purchase a new X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS). The XPS is available for use by all UCL researchers, and promises new opportunities for research in the Faculty for Mathematical and Physical Sciences and beyond.  More...

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UCL-led team develops fast HIV diagnostic tool

A team led by Professor Rachel McKendry (UCL London Centre of Nanotechnology) have published new research showing promising developments towards a mobile phone-connected diagnostic tool that can detect HIV in seconds.  More...

Astrophysics Promotions

28 June 2017

We would like to congratulate the following people on their well-deserved promotions:

Dr Nick Achilleos promotion to Professor of Planetary Physics;

Dr Jay Farihi promotion to Reader in Astrophysics;

Dr Benjamin Joachimi promotion to Reader in Astrophysics;

Dr Andrew Pontzen promotion to Reader in Cosmology;

Dr Amelie Saintonge promotion to Reader in Extragalactic Astrophysics.

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