Mammals only started being active in the daytime after non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out about 66 million years ago (mya), finds a new study led by UCL and Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History.
Published: Nov 6, 2017 4:02:50 PM
Professor Graeme Reid (Chair of Science & Research Policy at UCL) has been appointed to the newly-established Council of Research England.
Published: Nov 2, 2017 1:01:11 PM
Billions of dollars of financial investment in global conservation has significantly reduced biodiversity loss, according to a new University of Oxford-led study involving UCL.
Published: Oct 26, 2017 9:16:12 AM
UCL's new Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) was officially launched on 12 October with a keynote lecture by its director Professor Mariana Mazzucato, and a high level panel discussion.
Published: Oct 11, 2017 4:40:01 PM
UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato has been awarded one of the world’s top economics prizes for her groundbreaking work on the role of governments in innovation.
Published: Oct 4, 2017 1:45:58 PM
UCL has been selected to be a founding partner in the creation of a new institute that will help Britain develop battery technologies that will drive the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.
Published: Oct 4, 2017 11:01:26 AM
Academics from UCL today joined the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, to launch a new Centre for research and learning, focused on growth and prosperity in Lebanon.
Published: Oct 2, 2017 10:10:07 AM
Hopes for continued close research links between the UK and the EU after Brexit have risen after a top EU commissioner declared that securing a deal on it is “a no brainer”.
Published: Sep 11, 2017 10:59:05 AM
Wasps, although an annoyance to many, are useful predators that control garden pests and pollinate flowers. Now their abundance and diversity in the UK are being investigated by a team from UCL and the University of Gloucestershire.
Published: Aug 21, 2017 2:29:23 PM
Most cameras just record colour but now the 3D shapes of objects, captured through only a single lens, can be accurately estimated using new software developed by UCL computer scientists.
Published: Jul 26, 2017 10:41:09 AM
The activity of urban bats in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London is being monitored in real-time using new, automated smart detectors that have been developed and installed by UCL and Intel scientists in collaboration with Arup, the Bat Conservation Trust and the London Wildlife Trust.
Published: Jun 29, 2017 6:43:31 AM
UCLSat, a satellite designed and built by UCL engineers and scientists, has been launched today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India as part of an international mission called QB50.
Published: Jun 23, 2017 7:22:46 AM
A single process for how a group of molecules called nucleotides were made on the early Earth, before life began, has been suggested by a UCL-led team of researchers.
Published: May 19, 2017 11:01:41 AM
The Campi Flegrei volcano in southern Italy may be closer to an eruption than previously thought, according to new research by UCL and the Vesuvius Observatory in Naples.
Published: May 15, 2017 10:22:02 AM
Flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families, according to new research involving UCL scientists.
Published: Mar 16, 2017 9:59:21 AM