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Seven questions with Mohammad El-Gendi

This week, we speak to Mohammad El-Gendi, a third year Laws student from Egypt who is also an Annual Student Experience Review (ASER) facilitator.

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Men diagnosed with asthma needed for paid study

Researchers in the UCL School of Pharmacy want to hear people’s opinions about pharmacists in asthma care. This study aims to see if pharmacists may be a useful addition to asthma care in the United Kingdom. 

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Hypnotised by brands? Learn how you could be saving money

We all know that branded items cost more than non-branded, but how much could you really be saving? Following National Student Money Week 2018, UCL’s Student Funding Advisers have investigated – and here’s what they found.

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Paid study on the effects of nitrous oxide on emotional memories

UCL Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit is recruiting participants to take part in a study looking at the effects of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) on the storage of emotional memories. Participants will be required to attend three sessions at UCL, and will receive a £30 reward.

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HS2 works to begin around central campus

The High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project is now well under way and we will start to see some works beginning around central campus in the months following the Easter break. UCL is liaising with HS2 Ltd to ensure that the impact on day-to-day life on campus is as minimal as possible, but some interruptions will be unavoidable.

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Seven questions with Greta Davies

This week, we meet UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Greta Davies. Greta talks to us about the art installation she has made in the Main Library staircase and shares some great tips for things to do in London.

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Explore Gender History with In Her Time

In Her Time is UCL’s new student-run website dedicated to the exploration of gender history, offering you the chance to contribute, share and learn from other students.

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UCL University and College Union industrial action – your questions answered

As you will be aware, UCL is one of 61 universities across the UK to have experienced some disruption to classes as a result of industrial action in February and March. It is possible that there will be further industrial action in Third Term. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions with regards to your exams, assessment and attendance.

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Male participants required for paid fMRI study

UCL researchers are combining computer-based memory tasks with fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to study the role of reward and sleep/sleep deprivation in the representation of associative memories in the brain.

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Study on sleep and behaviour in autistic children

Do you have a child or sibling with autism? Would you like to know if they sleep well at night and how sleep may have an impact on their daytime functioning? Take part in this study to find out!

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Instagrammable bookstores to help you through your revision material

While some students are lucky enough to love every minute of studying, for the rest of us, it can be a struggle to go through pages upon pages of literature or data that we’re not that interested in. Over the years, I've found that the best way to overcome my natural resistance to assigned readings is making the experience of reading them as enjoyable as possible. 

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Seven questions with Anna Routova

This week, meet Anna Routova, a first year BASc Arts & Sciences undergraduate from the Czech Republic, who presented her work on UCL’s research-based education framework – the Connected Curriculum – at the recent Student’s Union Education Conference.

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