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Press Releases

UK pledges £65million to the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

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DUNE

The UK is investing £65million in a US-based global science project involving UCL scientists that could change our understanding of the universe.

UCL unveils stunning social space at heart of campus

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Wilkins Terrace

An innovative new outdoor space located in the middle of UCL’s Bloomsbury campus formally opens today, marking a key milestone in the delivery of the university’s ambitious Transforming UCL project.

Virtual brain lab brings together world-leading neuroscientists

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Spatially oriented neurons (mouse brain)

Twenty one leading neuroscience groups from around the world, including seven from UCL, have formed a ‘virtual brain lab’ to test how the brain controls learning and decision making. 

Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

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exoplanet no edge

A group-analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet’s atmosphere can be detected according to a UCL-led team of European researchers.

People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite huge needs

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hands

People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL have found.

UCL in world's top 20 universities for employability of graduates

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Graduation

UCL has been ranked among the best 20 universities in the world for the employability of its graduates in the QS global rankings of 500 institutions published today.

11 minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back

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Beer

Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new UCL study.

Personality drives purchasing of luxury goods

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Luxury brands

People who are 'extraverted' and on low incomes buy more luxury goods than their introverted peers to compensate for the experience of low financial status, finds new UCL research.

Help (and beer) needed for UK wasp survey

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Common wasp

Wasps, although an annoyance to many, are useful predators that control garden pests and pollinate flowers. Now their abundance and diversity in the UK are being investigated by a team from UCL and the University of Gloucestershire.

Constitution Unit launches Independent Commission on Referendums

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Independent Commission on Referendums

The UCL Constitution Unit today launches an Independent Commission on Referendums, bringing together a group of very senior figures to deliberate on the use and conduct of referendums in the UK. The Commission will meet over 8 months, take evidence, and produce a report and detailed recommendations in summer 2018.

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