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Launch of Wellbeing@UCL: 18 January

You are invited to the launch of Wellbeing@UCL with UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur at 1pm on Wednesday 18 January.

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Spotlight on Professor Deenan Pillay

This week the spotlight is on Deenan Pillay, Professor in Virology in the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity, and Director of the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) South Africa.

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Potential tube disruption

The RMT trade union and Transport Salaried Staff’s Association have voted in favour of industrial action in relation to a dispute around ticket office closures and the need for more staff.

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Provost's View: A challenging year, but many opportunities lie ahead

The last Provost’s view of the calendar year gives me an opportunity to reflect on events in 2016 and to think about how we might adjust through 2017 to begin to tackle a world of higher education with significantly more uncertainty than at this time last year. My emphasis is to turn this course of events into a series of opportunities for UCL.

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Final first term issues of The Week@UCL and myUCL

The final first term issue of The Week@UCL – UCL’s all-staff e-newsletter – will be sent out on Thursday 15 December. Following the Christmas break, the newsletter will return on Thursday 12 January.

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Vice-Provost's View: UCL and the Francis Crick Institute

Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by the Duke of York, officially opened the Francis Crick Institute this month. This is a £650 million investment, in which UCL is a founding partner along with the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome Trust, King's College London (KCL) and Imperial College London.

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Spotlight on Manjula Patrick

This week the spotlight is on Manjula Patrick, Centre Administrator, Deafness, Cognition and Language (DCAL) Centre.

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Vice-Provost’s View: What’s new about UCL Grand Challenges?

At the heart of UCL Grand Challenges – which we celebrated and reviewed last year, and are expanding and refreshing this year – were two simple notions: an obligation based on our founding principles; and an opportunity based on our collective capacity.

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New interim Chairs of the UCL Research Ethics Committee (REC)

Professor John Foreman, current Chair of the UCL REC will be stepping down at the end of the year and will be replaced by the following academic interim Chairs for a period of 12 months effective from January 2017 until a permanent academic Chair is appointed:

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Spotlight on Gustav Milne

This week the spotlight is on Gustav Milne, Honorary Senior Lecturer, UCL Archaeology.

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Spotlight on Joseph Lovell

This week the spotlight is on Joseph Lovell, Head of Research Impact Curation and Support, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research).

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New reporting line for UCL Library Services

UCL Library Services has been moved from UCL Professional Services to report to the Vice-Provost (Research), Prof David Price, with immediate effect. Dr Paul Ayris, Director of UCL Library Services, has been appointed Pro-Vice-Provost.

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Consultation on changes to the UCL HR Capability Policy

As part of an ongoing review of UCL’s HR policies and procedures, a new UCL Capability Policy has been drafted in consultation with the campus trade unions. It is proposed that the new policy will replace the current Capability Policy.

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Spotlight on Emma J. Leaver

This week the spotlight is on Emma J. Leaver, Corporate Events Manager in UCL Communications and Marketing.

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Provost’s View: Rising to the challenge of sustainability

Sustainable development is one of the major global themes of the 21st century and one that challenges our economic model of growth and development, the way in which our society functions and our custodianship of the earth’s resources. 

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B-MEntor: cross-institutional London-wide mentoring scheme for academic and research staff from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds

Building on previously successful years, UCL is currently recruiting the next cohort of mentees and mentors for B-MEntor, the cross-institutional London-wide mentoring scheme for academic and research staff from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds. It is being run in partnership with Queen Mary University and the London School of Economics. It is a well-established programme which was shortlisted for two national awards in 2014: the ENEI Tapping into Talent award and the Race for Opportunity Developing Talent (Progression) Award.

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