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Recruitment opens for new UCL MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science

A new UCL Masters programme in Health Economics and Decision Science will start in September 2017.  Students can apply for the course from 3 October 2016.  As places will be limited, early registration is advised. More...

Published: Oct 12, 2016 9:41:28 PM

Dr Devaraj Gopinathan awarded a Newton International Fellowship on tsunami hazard modelling

Dr Devaraj Gopinathan has been awarded a Newton International Fellowship, funded by the UK Royal Society and the Indian Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The Newton International Fellowship scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years. Dr Gopinathan graduated from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, India. More...

Published: Oct 11, 2016 10:34:42 PM

Research led by Dr Ioannis Kosmidis used to optimise training schedules of gold medal winning athletes at 2016 Olympics

Data-analytic methods developed by the Department's Statistics in Sports and Health Research Group have been instrumental in the optimisation of the training schedules of English Institute of Sport (EIS) supported, gold medal winning athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. More...

Published: Sep 18, 2016 1:55:51 PM

Research Fellowship in Data Science and Food at UCL

UCL's Big Data Institute is pleased to announce a five-year Research Fellowship in Data Science and Food, as part of a new first-of-its-kind collaborative research programme with the UK Food Standards Agency. More...

Published: Sep 12, 2016 10:56:31 PM

Dr James Nelson

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague Dr James Nelson, who passed away on Monday, 5 September 2016. He will be greatly missed. An obituary will follow in due course. More...

Published: Sep 11, 2016 8:24:00 PM