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Spotlight on Joe Cain

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Joe Cain

This week the spotlight is on Professor Joe Cain, Head of the Department of Science & Technology Studies.

Grants for academic partnerships with London's museums now available

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UCL is leading Share Academy – a partnership project with University of the Arts London and the London Museums Group – with the aim of building sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships between the higher education sector and specialist museums in London. Share Academy is supported by Arts Council England and is scheduled to run until March 2015.

Research study into how photos are displayed in the home: complete the online survey

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For my MSc Dissertation in Technology Entrepreneurship I am currently researching the way we display photos at home, in an attempt to radically redesign the digital photo frame.

Spotlight on Kate Smith

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Kate Smith

This week the spotlight is on Kate Smith (UCL History), Research Fellow on The East India Company at Home, 1757–1857.

New online facility to register annual declarations: complete your return

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Conflicts of interest, be they perceived or real, can cause immense damage to organisations as well as individual reputations. One of the ways UCL seeks to avoid such conflicts arising is by requiring all staff to register interests that could be reasonably regarded as having the potential to conflict with their work at UCL.

Higher Education Statistics Agency: update your UCL staff data

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All staff are asked ensure that the data UCL holds on you is up to date prior to the University's submission to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). While holding accurate personal information is a matter of good practice, the data provided to HESA will also be relevant for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise.

Spotlight on Mike Galsworthy

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Mike Galsworthy

This week the spotlight is on Dr Mike Galsworthy, Senior Research Associate in the Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR).

Spotlight on Uta Frith

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Uta Frith

This week the spotlight is on Professor Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Participants needed for brain imaging study on developmental dyslexia

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We are currently looking for children aged 9 to 11 years to participate in a brain imaging study on Developmental Dyslexia.

Promoting women’s careers in science: UCL praised for good practice

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UCL has been commended for its efforts to progress gender equality in the sciences.

Last week, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the University was handed its Athena SWAN Bronze Award for the successful renewal of its institutional submission. Specific UCL initiatives that the Athena SWAN judges were impressed by include:

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