1 April 2014: UCL study finds new evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42% compared to eating less than one portion, reports a new UCL study. More...
28 March 2014: Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts
The most well-known escape of prisoners transported from England to Australia in the 18th Century has been brought to life, thanks to handwritten accounts by the convicts unearthed in the collections of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham at UCL and now published online for the first time. More...
27 March 2014: Tribute to Captain Jerry Roberts MBE
Captain Jerry (Raymond C.) Roberts – one of the last of a top World War Two codebreaking team at Bletchley Park – has died, aged 93, following a short illness. Professor Susanne Kord (UCL German) pays tribute below: More...
17 March 2014: Information overload acts ‘to dim the lights’ on what we see
Too much visual information causes a phenomenon known as ‘load induced blindness’, with an effect akin to dimming the lights, reports a new UCL study. More...
13 March 2014: Professor Jacqueline McGlade appointed UNEP Chief Scientist
Professor Jacqueline McGlade (UCL Earth Sciences) has been appointed as Chief Scientist to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). As the only Chief Scientist in the UN, Professor McGlade will be advising the Secretary General team on scientific issues along with the newly established Science Advisory Board. More...
13 March 2014: Professor David Price joins The Conversation
12 March 2014: Dame DeAnne Julius appointed next Chair of UCL Council
24 February 2014: Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report
12 February 2014: IOE and UCL to consult on proposed merger
31 January 2014: UCL Art Museum awarded grant from DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund
30 January 2014: UCL Academy mentorship programme gets underway
16 January 2014: Over 100 ERC awards for UCL researchers
9 January 2014: UCL economics professor knighted in New Year’s Honours list
13 December 2013: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced
5 December 2013: New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
12 November 2013: New UCL Centre for study of Decision-Making Uncertainty announced
7 November 2013: 100,000 UK volunteers invited to donate genome to science
30 October 2013: Crowdsourcing the Slade: call to help complete class photo archive
23 October 2013: UCL welcomes first Technology Entrepreneurship Fulbright Scholar
3 October 2013: UCL and Times Higher Education World University Rankings
16 September 2013: UCL Cinema Memories project on tour with Screen Machine
13 August 2013: Christine does it again
9 August 2013: Sarah Douglas Hardship Fund is launched
9 August 2013: Learning & Teaching Desktop is Changing to Desktop@UCL