UCL is a world top 10 university. We thrive on the collective efforts of our academics in tackling complex ideas that require breadth and a range of expertise.
UCL 2034 is about supporting them every step of the way and providing a nurturing environment for them to explore fresh, innovative ideas about how to push the boundaries of cross-disciplinary research.
Some of these academic leaders are household names, while other, equally brilliant thinkers are known primarily within their field.
Either way, they magnify UCL’s reputation and attract new opportunities. A case in point is UCL’s selection as the headquarters and hub of research activity for the new £250 million UK Dementia Research Institute.
Through achievements like these, UCL moves from being world-class to truly world-leading.
UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur
Case study: World’s oldest fossils unearthed
World’s oldest fossils unearthed
Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered by an international team led by UCL scientists, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.
Case study: Here East
The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment and our Faculty of Engineering Sciences have joined forces to create Here East, a site in east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Programmes taught here, such as the Engineering and Architectural Design MEng will blend different disciplines, including architecture, computer science, real estate and robotics to build a society fit for the future.
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