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UCL academics elected to British Academy

Four members of the UCL community have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy, in recognition of their outstanding research. More...

Published: Jul 21, 2017 10:39:23 AM

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Hearing a sound can alter perception of finger size

Hearing an ascending sound while pulling their own finger can make a person think their finger is longer than it is, finds a new study led by UCL and the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London. More...

Published: Jul 18, 2017 11:59:31 AM

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UCL researchers honoured by The Royal Society

The outstanding achievements of two UCL researchers – Professor Essi Viding and Professor Mark Miodownik – have been recognised by The Royal Society in this year’s Awards and Prizes announcement. More...

Published: Jul 18, 2017 10:37:13 AM

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Buried alive: Aquatic plants survive in ‘ghost ponds’ under agricultural fields

Aquatic plants in ‘ghost ponds’ are able to survive more than 100 years buried beneath cropped agricultural fields, according to new UCL research. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2017 4:46:31 PM

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Documenting the human domestication of seeds from 2000BC

The rate of evolution of seed coat thinning, a major marker of crop domestication from archaeological remains, has been documented for the first time by UCL scientists using the UK’s synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2017 12:55:00 PM

Fear of crime is contagious, even in low crime communities

Fear of crime is contagious, even in low crime communities

Fear of crime is perpetuated by the opinion of others, and often doesn’t correlate to the actual likelihood of experiencing crime, according to new UCL research. More...

Published: Jul 12, 2017 9:39:16 AM