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24 October 2016: ‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk

The risk of developing a psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia is highest for young people, men, ethnic minorities and people living in urban areas and poorer neighbourhoods, finds a new study by UCL and the University of Cambridge. More...

24 October 2016: UCL partners with Twitter to broadcast lecture on Periscope

A UCL lecture will be live-streamed around the world today on the Periscope platform, in the first partnership of its kind with a UK university.  More...

24 October 2016: AI predicts outcomes of human rights trials

The judicial decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) have been predicted to 79% accuracy using an artificial intelligence (AI) method developed by researchers at UCL, the University of Sheffield and the University of Pennsylvania. More...

20 October 2016: The Orwell Prize moves to UCL

Prestigious political writing award The Orwell Prize has moved to the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies. More...

19 October 2016: Sneaky males and choosy females feature in new exhibition at the Grant Museum

‘Natural Creativity: Sex and Trickery’ is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. It explores the myriad elaborate shapes, sizes and crafty behavioural tactics some animals have evolved in order to survive, reproduce and pass on their genes. More...

18 October 2016: “Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk

Walking briskly or cycling for the recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26%, according to new research by UCL. More...

17 October 2016: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre wins building award

The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL (SWC) has been named Major Building Project of the Year (over £50m) at the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA) 2016. More...

14 October 2016: Toddlers’ food fussiness is heavily influenced by genes

Toddlers’ fussy eating habits are mainly the result of genetic influences rather than the result of poor parenting, according to new research led by scientists at UCL. More...

13 October 2016: Scientists discover how we sense 'stiffness'

Every day, people use their hands effortlessly to assess an object's stiffness, like the ripeness of a piece of fruit. For the first time an international team of scientists led by UCL, have discovered the area in the brain where stiffness perception is formed. The findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, could aid rehabilitation in patients with sensory impairments. More...

12 October 2016: UCL economist receives Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Jacobs Foundation have awarded Professor Orazio Attanasio, Head of UCL Economics and Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), 1 million Swiss francs for his use of economic models and field experiments to assess and shape early child development programs and policies in low income countries. More...

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