Resarchers from the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care are examining why people engage in activities that affect their health and are looking for participants to take part in their research.
Published: Aug 16, 2017 12:41:05 PM
This week, meet Johannes Coomansingh, a Trinidadian-Canadian from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Johannes has just taken part in the 2017 UCL Summer School, which gives students from universities around the world
the chance to study at UCL for three or six weeks and transfer credit back to their
home institution. This summer, almost 400 students from 200 universities
enrolled on modules with over 40 nationalities represented. We caught up with Johannes to find out about his experience.
Published: Aug 14, 2017 4:59:08 PM
Sometimes the most important things are the most difficult to read, and so it is with this article. The period after you discover you haven't progressed to your next year in your course is understandably a really difficult one, and takes time to adjust to, not least if you don't know what steps to take next.
Published: Aug 14, 2017 3:44:38 PM
Would you like to give incoming UCL residents a warm welcome and help them settle into their new home, UCL and London itself?
Published: Jul 25, 2017 4:20:54 PM
Are you aged 16 to 24-years-old and interested in contributing towards how STI testing is understood in the UK? If the answer is yes, UCL researchers need your help. Researchers from UCL Primary Care and Population Health are looking at reasons why young people get tested for sexually transmitted infections and they want to hear from as many people as possible.
Published: Jul 20, 2017 1:37:32 PM
Earn money by taking part in a study investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease
Over the past two weeks, have you had little interest or pleasure in doing things or have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these options, researchers from UCL Behavioural Science and Health are investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease would like you to get in touch.
Published: Jul 20, 2017 1:09:48 PM
If you’ve ever searched your local WHSmith for a comprehensive guide on how to be a happy bunny, then you’ve just clicked on the right article. In 2014, Dr Robb Rutledge, a cognitive and computational neuroscientist based at the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research (*and breathe*), published a Happiness Equation. Yes, really. (You can read about it here for free).
Published: Jul 18, 2017 12:25:09 PM
Having to overcome unexpected challenges from the beginning of the year, which were beyond our control, meant that hope for a third successive ball at Café de Paris for first year students, looked unpromising. However, this did not deter a core group of individuals in Ramsay Hall who were determined to see that their first year ended with a great night.
Published: Jul 18, 2017 12:23:52 PM
UCL student and Greenwich citizen journalist Louisa Naks was
awarded First Prize in the 2017 London Voices journalist
competition sponsored by The Media Society and London Learning
Consortium at a high profile event at the London Reform Club last month.
Published: Jul 18, 2017 11:40:04 AM
What’s it like to immerse yourself in a life story so different from your own? When I signed up for the cultural understanding strand for the Global Citizenship Programme - The Danube - I imagined attending some language classes and learning a few facts and figures. Little did I know how enriching and compelling my experience would really be.
Published: Jul 18, 2017 10:54:40 AM
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