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The project will develop an Institutional Research Information Service (IRIS) to provide information on UCL research and research-related activities. This will be a web-based application through which both researchers and research administrators can view and update a complete picture of our research activities.

Scientists warn only ‘simplified’, degraded tropical forest may remain by end of century

A new and more dangerous phase of impacts on the world’s remaining tropical forests is emerging, threatening to simplify the world’s most diverse ecosystem including mass species loss, according to new UCL-led research published today in Science. 

Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke

Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a 33% greater risk of stroke and a more modest (13%) increased risk of developing coronary heart disease compared with working a standard 35 to 40 hour week, according to the largest study in this field so far, led by UCL and published in The Lancet.

UCL climbs Shanghai world rankings to 18th place

UCL has risen to 18th place in the new Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), published this week by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, making it one of only three UK universities in the top 20.