UCL Faculty of Life Sciences



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Women's Entrepreneurship Day, Saturday 19 November 2022

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Saturday 19 November 2022 marks Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; a day to recognise and celebrate some of our women entrepreneurs and the amazing work that they do. 

students in a lab

UCL graduate inspires hundreds of young people to consider a science career

Fewer young people from low income backgrounds tend to progress into STEM jobs. Life Sciences graduate Rebecca McKelvey’s company is helping to change that. 

Rice Inc. and entrepreneurship

UCL Life Sciences students empower rice farmers in Southeast Asia and win $1 million prize

Two Life Sciences students have won the prestigious Hult Prize for their innovative social enterprise, Rice Inc, providing rice farmers with access to new technology.

Woman using VR headset

UCL Life Sciences graduate is changing the landscape in stroke rehabilitation using VR

Eve Gregoriou and her company NeuroVirt are using virtual reality (VR) technology to improve upper-limb rehabilitation and analytics for stroke survivors.

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UCL School of Pharmacy student, Rucha Dadhe, wins UCL Entrepreneurship Hub competition

The UCL Business Game is an annual competition held by the UCL Entrepreneurship club and constitutes three challenges conducted over two days.

M3DIMAKER™ pharmaceutical 3D printer from FabRx.

UCL startup FabRx wins coveted CPhl Pharma award

A UCL spinout has been recognised with a prestigious CPhl Pharma award for its pioneering work in the 3D printing of drugs.

Mariam Jimoh Founder and CEO of Oja

Alumni Spotlight: Mariam Jimoh, Founder of Oja

Mariam (Biomedical Sciences 2015) is the founder and CEO of Oja, and was recently recognised in the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Technology list.