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25 May 2016: Statement: UCL rent-guarantor scheme

For a number of years UCL has run a rent-guarantor scheme in which the university offers to stand as guarantor to students who move into private accommodation, effectively guaranteeing payment of rent. In the event of non-payment UCL becomes liable for any debts incurred.  More...

24 May 2016: Research revealing early changes at epigenetic level points to possible new prevention strategies for ovarian cancer

The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer, reducing the need for invasive surgery, according to research published today in science journal Nature Communications. More...

24 May 2016: Teenage pregnancies hit record low, reflecting efforts of England’s strategy to reduce under-18 conceptions

Rates of teenage pregnancy in England have halved since the implementation of the Government’s Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) in 1999, and the greatest effect is seen in areas of high deprivation and areas that received the most TPS funding, according to research published in The Lancet. More...

23 May 2016: UCL economists warn of historic economic risks from Brexit

47 economists from the UCL Department of Economics, ranked first in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, have added their voices to a warning that the economic costs of Brexit would be high.  More...

19 May 2016: Genes for nose shape found

Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. More...

17 May 2016: Bacterial immunization prevents PTSD-like symptoms in mice

Injecting mice with a UCL-discovered bacterium can reduce stress and inflammation, preventing them from developing PTSD-like conditions, finds a new international study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. More...

17 May 2016: Two children in every class experience language disorders

Approximately two children in each Year 1 class will experience a clinically significant language disorder that impacts learning, according to a UCL-led study on language impairment at school entry age.
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15 May 2016: Indian medicine book to be featured on BBC Radio 4

In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room: Travels through Indian Medicine, the second book by Dr Aarathi Prasad (UCL Grand Challenges), will be BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week from 23 May. More...

11 May 2016: Three UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Three UCL scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contribution to science. More...

11 May 2016: Statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit

The UCL Centre for Ethics and Law (‘CEL’) is delighted to endorse and release the following statement in support of the London Anti-Corruption Summit by leading professional services organisations, reflecting their commitment to tackling corruption in the global economy.  More...

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