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24 June 2016: UCL, UCLU and UCL Cut the Rent agreement

UCL, UCLU and UCL, Cut the Rent (UCL-CTR) have today announced they have reached an agreement that will end the current rent strike, which has been running since January this year. UCL’s offer, to make available £350,000 for the academic year 2016/17 to fund accommodation bursaries for those students in most need of financial support, to freeze rent for 2016/17 and to reduce rent for some rooms, has been accepted. More...

24 June 2016: UK vote to leave EU: UCL statement

The outcome of the referendum is now known. While UCL did not take a formal position during the referendum campaign, I have given my personal view and you will have heard many other voices from the UCL community. The loss of EU membership will have a clear impact on universities such as UCL, particularly around the mobility of students and funding of research. More...

20 June 2016: Strong ‘electric wind’ strips planets of oceans and atmospheres

Venus has an ‘electric wind’ strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere, which may have played a significant role in stripping the planet of its oceans, according to a new study by NASA and UCL researchers. More...

16 June 2016: LGBTQ+ rainbow flag flying at half-mast

UCL’s LGBTQ+ rainbow flag has been flying at half-mast above the UCL portico as a gesture of condolence and solidarity with those affected by mass shooting in Pulse, the LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando. More...

14 June 2016: Heart drug could reduce diabetes related blindness

Researchers at UCL and Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that a drug originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness. More...

14 June 2016: New equation reveals how other people’s fortunes affect our happiness

A new equation, showing how our happiness depends not only on what happens to us but also how this compares to other people, has been developed by UCL researchers funded by Wellcome. More...

13 June 2016: Predicting disease outbreaks using environmental changes

A model that predicts outbreaks of zoonotic diseases – those originating in livestock or wildlife such as Ebola and Zika – based on changes in climate, population growth and land use has been developed by a UCL-led team of researchers. More...

10 June 2016: Cancer drugs could target autoimmune diseases

Drugs currently being trialled in cancer patients have been used to successfully target an autoimmune condition in mice at UCL and King’s College London. More...

9 June 2016: ‘The New EU Flag’: art installation at UCL

A striking gold flag made from foil blankets used by refugees has been raised on the flagpole above the UCL portico. The piece is by UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Mariana Bisti.  More...

3 June 2016: Professor Mark Lythgoe appointed Chair of the Times Cheltenham Science Festival

Professor Mark Lythgoe (UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging) has been announced as the new Chair of the Times Cheltenham Science Festival. More...

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