Populations & Lifelong Health News
An innovative UK-Brazil research project co-led by a UCL academic has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Newton Prize for helping an entire indigenous community restore large swathes of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.
Published: Nov 15, 2018 11:08:37 AM
A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in space, according to new UCL-led research.
Published: Nov 15, 2018 10:06:49 AM
Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers (people who use e-cigarettes) are more likely to try quitting smoking, according to a new study carried out by UCL.
Published: Nov 14, 2018 2:30:16 PM
Vaccinia virus, a poxvirus closely related to smallpox and monkeypox, tricks cells it has infected into activating their own cell movement mechanism to rapidly spread the virus in cells and mice, according to a new UCL-led study.
Published: Nov 12, 2018 5:02:04 PM
The Orwell Lecture 2018, held annually at UCL, will be delivered by author Kamila Shamsie, on the question of ‘citizenship, migration and the transformation of rights into privileges’.
Published: Nov 9, 2018 2:51:50 PM
On Sunday November 11 it will be one hundred years since the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War.
Published: Nov 8, 2018 5:11:11 PM
UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering.
Published: Nov 8, 2018 12:53:51 PM
UCL is today launching a new Cities partnerships Programme (CpP) to invest in and extend research and teaching collaborations in multiple city locations around the world – with Rome and Paris named as the first two cities.
Published: Nov 8, 2018 9:25:35 AM
Steps must be taken to promote gender equality to ensure more women view history as an academic option and profession, according to a new report published by the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and co-authored by academics at UCL.
Published: Nov 6, 2018 4:43:30 PM
The Government’s emphasis on ‘fairness’ and fixing a ‘broken society’ has failed for hundreds of thousands of people with learning disabilities, according to a new report by UCL.
Published: Nov 6, 2018 2:50:29 PM
Hundreds of children are benefiting from an immersive First World War education programme developed by UCL as part of the Shrouds of Somme project.
Published: Nov 6, 2018 12:00:05 PM
How a comet’s dust tail forms bands stretching millions of kilometres across the sky has been observed for the first time by UCL scientists.
Published: Nov 2, 2018 4:28:47 PM
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Published: Oct 31, 2018 1:48:49 AM
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Published: Oct 31, 2018 1:41:35 AM
UCL has signed a new global commitment to cut down on the use of plastic.
Published: Oct 29, 2018 11:58:05 AM