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Dr Ricardo Silva invited to participate in summer research program at University of Montreal

Dr Ricardo Silva will participate in a short summer research program on causal inference at the University of Montreal, by invitation of the program committee. The program will take place from July 24th to August 19th, and will focus on methods for understanding and discovering causal relationships in large observational datasets with applications to genetics. Dr Silva will be partially sponsored by the Centre de Recherches Mathematiques. More...

Published: Jul 15, 2016 1:47:57 PM

Dr Codina Cotar receives Royal Society International Exchanges Grant

Dr Codina Cotar and Dr Mircea Petrache (MPI Bonn/Leipzig) have been jointly awarded a two-year Royal Society International Exchanges Grant for their project on density functional theory. Additionally, the two investigators have been awarded a Colin Pillinger International Exchanges Award to communicate their resulting research to the general public. More...

Published: Jul 7, 2016 1:16:12 PM

EU referendum: UCL Provost's message to students and staff

In light of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur assures UCL students and staff from EU countries that they will continue to be as valued and as welcome as before. Professor Arthur also confirms that there will be no immediate changes to arrangements for EU staff and students. More...

Published: Jun 28, 2016 10:02:13 AM

2015-16 Senior Academic Staff Promotions Announced

The department is delighted to congratulate the following staff who were successful in this year’s senior promotion round: More...

Published: Jun 16, 2016 4:58:05 PM

Dr Ricardo Silva receives award from Adobe’s University Collaborations Program

Dr Ricardo Silva has received an unrestricted gift of $5,000 in support of his research activities from Adobe Research. Also included is a software donation of 5 membership licenses to Adobe’s Creative Cloud for a period of 2 years. Adobe Research describes the programme as aiming “to establish long-term relationships between academic and Adobe’s researchers for the purpose of increasing Adobe’s knowledge in technology areas relevant to Adobe’s business and strategic directions.” More...

Published: Jun 12, 2016 10:56:12 PM