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Whitehall fails to fully exploit talents of non-exec directors, finds UCL study

Whitehall is failing to fully exploit the expertise of non-executive directors (NEDs) to improve the way departments’ policies and plans are devised and implemented despite their high calibre, commitment and experience, a study by UCL’s Constitution Unit has found. More...

Published: Jan 18, 2018 8:28:15 AM

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Relentless private school fee hikes "have not put off parents"

Huge rises in the cost of private schooling in the UK in recent decades have had little impact on the number of parents choosing the sector for their children, according to a new analysis from UCL. More...

Published: Jan 17, 2018 11:29:27 AM

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UCL launches open access megajournal to help solve the world’s biggest challenges

UCL Press is launching a new open access megajournal that will provide academics and students with ground-breaking research free of charge in a move that challenges traditional commercial publishing models. More...

Published: Jan 16, 2018 5:25:20 PM


New technology for diagnosing immunity to Ebola

A promising new approach to detect immunity to Ebola virus infection has been developed by researchers from i-sense in a collaboration between UCL and Imperial College London. More...

Published: Jan 12, 2018 2:34:56 PM

Quantum computing

Developing a secure, un-hackable net

A method of securely communicating between multiple quantum devices has been developed by a UCL-led team of scientists, bringing forward the reality of a large-scale, un-hackable quantum network. More...

Published: Jan 11, 2018 12:41:33 PM

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Data on 400 million astronomical objects released

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey (DES), which includes UCL researchers, announce their first three years of data including information on about 400 million astronomical objects such as distant galaxies billions of light years away as well as stars in our own galaxy. More...

Published: Jan 10, 2018 7:01:19 PM