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Seven questions with Ayanda Munikwa

This week Ayanda Munikwa a second year Chemical Engineering (MEng) student and football fanatic who hails from Zimbabwe. 

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UCL iGEM team wins $5,000 grant from global Swiss agribusiness

The UCL student team competing in the 2016 International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) Synthetic Biology competition has enjoyed another early success as one of only four teams to be awarded a $5,000 grant from global Swiss agribusiness Syngenta AG.

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Earn £50 by taking part in an ageing immunity study

Researchers from the UCL Division of Immunity and Infection are looking for healthy participants aged 16 to 24 years old and those aged 65 years and over to take part in studies examining the effects of ageing on immune responses to Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) and ageing immunity. The studies are aimed at improving vaccine responses as we age, and comparing immune responses between young and older populations.

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Participants needed for online survey on the risks of unhealthy behaviours

Abigail Severn (MSc Health Psychology) is conducting research into the barriers we face when we think about changing our behaviour to something healthier. The research focuses on why doctors and nurses are seen smoking and drinking, when they know the risks of such behaviour.

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UCL Academy now recruiting STEM Sixth Form Learning Mentors

Are you passionate about working with young people or looking to get into teaching? UCL Academy, a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden, is recruiting ambitious and enthusiastic graduates who will provide an inspirational mentoring service to Sixth Form students.

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5 ways channelling your inner athlete can lead to successful studies

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are well underway, but sporting mentality isn’t just for the Usain Bolts and Serena Williamses of the world. Check out these 5 sport-themed study tips from some of UCLU's sports societies and clubs that will help you on your way to becoming a winning UCL student!

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7 things to do in London during the summer break

The start of the new academic year is less than two months away, but summer isn’t over quite yet! Whether you’re enjoying a break from study or still hard at work, check out these seven ways to spend some of your free time while you’re in London.

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Dark matter particle remains elusive

The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle after completing its final 20-month long search of the universe, according to LUX collaboration scientists including UCL researchers.

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UCL Halls of Residence social committees donate £1,023 to Royal Free Charity

In the academic year 2014-15 social committees for Ian Baker, Ramsay and Astor halls of residence merged together to represent 600 student residents. Chaired by Dara Vakili and Charlotte Hardwick the committees organised a hugely successful ball for UCL first years in Cafe de Paris to celebrate the completion of their time as freshers.

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